| May 29, 2014
| 3:05 PM
A $1 million investment from a state economic development fund, which officials called the largest in the fund's history, is luring software company Salsa Labs and its 50 employees to Maryland.
Salsa, which helps nonprofits carry out online fundraising...
| May 31, 2014
| 8:30 AM
David R. Brinkley has no problem with being called an establishment Republican. He's the party's leader in the Maryland Senate, a master of the state budget process and a pragmatist adept at bringing tax dollars back from Democratic-dominated Annapolis to...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 3:47 PM
To become licensed as a nurse, a social worker or even to drive around dead bodies in Maryland, a criminal background check is required.
But not to get a doctor's license.
Instead, the state Board of Physicians asks would-be doctors to voluntarily...
| Jun 14, 2014
The public service video produced by the Maryland National Guard on sexual assault begins like others. There's footage of troops training in the field. A narrator warns of predators within the ranks. A succession of leaders discusses the impact of...
| May 8, 2014
| 9:45 AM
Writing as a retired street cop and a fierce enforcer of DUI laws, I am appalled that my colleagues in Maryland are not already trained to detect, test and arrest for non-alcohol DUI ("Authorities worried about drugged driving after new pot law takes...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 4:16 PM
The mother of a Maryland man with Down syndrome who died in police custody last year told a Senate panel Tuesday that the federal government needs to spend more to train law enforcement on how to approach the disabled and mentally ill.
| May 3, 2014
| 12:34 PM
As prosecutors across Maryland wait for the new law that will remove criminal penalties for possessing small amounts of marijuana, they're taking a patchwork approach in the way they handle such cases.
In some counties, including Harford and Carroll,...
| May 4, 2014
Maryland prosecutors are concerned that the new law eliminating criminal penalties for possessing small amounts of marijuana will result in an increase in "drugged driving" that police are ill-equipped to handle.
"It is inevitable that there will be...
| Apr 6, 2014
| 5:00 AM
I disagree with Rep. John Delaney that Cove Point should be approved as a liquid natural gas export facility ("Natural gas is the right choice for the U.S.," April 2).
The harm that will come from such approval is immeasurable and the brunt will be...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 3:45 PM
Carroll County officials said Tuesday the county will pay a $1 million penalty to get out of a deal to build a waste-to-energy incinerator with Frederick County.
In 2009, the previous Board of County Commissioners signed a pact with Frederick County and...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 6:02 AM
The head of the state Senate committee that is leading an inquiry into what wrong with Maryland's health exchange is planning to turn the probe over to state auditors — who would not release a report until summer at the earliest.
Sen. Thomas M....