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  • Bid to overturn Maryland transgender rights bill fails

    Bid to overturn Maryland transgender rights bill fails
    A conservative group trying to force a referendum on a transgender rights law scheduled to take effect this fall did not get the required signatures needed to bring the issue to a vote. The group, MDPetitions.com, was attempting to get 18,500 signatures...
  • Opponents criticize Cardin over missed votes

    Opponents criticize Cardin over missed votes
    The two opponents of Del. Jon S. Cardin in his race for the Democratic nomination for attorney general chastised him during a debate Monday night for skipping almost 75 percent of his committee votes this year. State Sen. Brian E. Frosh of Montgomery...
  • O'Malley tells UM grads they will enter a rapidly changing world

    O'Malley tells UM grads they will enter a rapidly changing world
    Gov. Martin O'Malley told graduates of the University of Maryland, College Park on Thursday to be ready for a world in the midst of rapid transformation spurred by climate change, technological advancement and global connectedness. "Humanity is at a...
  • 'Documented' gives first-person account of Dream Act fight

    'Documented' gives first-person account of Dream Act fight
    "Documented," the first-person account by Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Jose Antonio Vargas, trails his impressive campaign for passage of the Dream Act path to citizenship for some of the 11 million immigrants in the United States without legal...
  • California bill would ease professional licensing rules for immigrants

    California bill would ease professional licensing rules for immigrants
    Denisse Rojas earned a biology degree from UC Berkeley and has set her sights on medical school. But one big obstacle stands in her way. To practice medicine in California, doctors must obtain a license from the state, and applicants are required to...
  • Pen pal inspires Sen. Harry Reid on immigration reform

    Pen pal inspires Sen. Harry Reid on immigration reform
    LAS VEGAS — When Astrid Silva wrote her first letters to Harry Reid, the Senate majority leader, she never really expected that he, or anyone else, would read the folded notes she slipped to the Nevada senator as he campaigned in the state she...
  • Anthony Abbate, associate provost, FAU, Broward

    Anthony Abbate, associate provost, FAU, Broward
    Last week: Five year anniversary of the signing of the Higher Education Act by George W. Bush. This legislation was intended to have a lasting impact by holding states and institutions accountable for costs of higher education. Over those five years,...
  • Senate passes its major immigration overhaul

    Senate passes its major immigration overhaul
    WASHINGTON — A landmark bill to overhaul the immigration system passed the Senate on Thursday, winning a large majority as its sponsors had hoped, but showing no signs of gaining ground with the Republican majority in the House. Supporters...
  • The forgotten side of the immigration debate

    The forgotten side of the immigration debate
    Recently, I returned home from a three-week stay in Guanajuato, Mexico. I lived with a gracious Mexican family, took Spanish classes and had the chance to immerse myself in Mexican culture. Mexican society was beautiful and vibrant — full of ideas,...
  • Baltimore's population up, following decades of loss

    Baltimore's population up, following decades of loss
    Baltimore, coming off six decades of population decline, grew by 1,100 residents in 12 months, according to government estimates released Thursday. "It's such amazing news. … It's huge psychologically," said Seema D. Iyer, a former research chief...
  • Justice for Maryland's HBCUs

    Justice for Maryland's HBCUs
    For many Marylanders, Gov. Martin O'Malley's proposed fiscal year 2014 budget includes plenty to celebrate. The governor's "balanced approach" to budgeting translates into increased employment, health care benefits for additional families and...