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Bryan Sears covers the governor and General Assembly, state politics and transportation for Maryland Matters. He has covered the Maryland State House for the last two decades at the Baltimore Sun Media Group, Patch.com and most recently, The Daily Record. Sears has won multiple state and national awards for police and crime reporting, local and state government coverage and investigative reporting that resulted in a guilty plea by a government official for stealing from his own campaign account. He’s a frequent radio and television contributor.

Transurban, lead partner in a consortium known as Accelerate Maryland Partners, issued a statement Thursday evening announcing it will not proceed with the project.

House Speaker Adrienne Jones renewed an effort to enshrine abortion rights into the constitution following the U.S. Supreme Court decision that overturned Roe v. Wade.

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Sponsors of the bills it’s not about ousting a single person. The changes working their way through the General Assembly, however, undo what had come to be known colloquially as the “Linda Lamone for Life Act.”

Sponsors of the House and Senate bills withdrew the legislation amid concerns about costs and institutionalizing a 32-hour work week.

Ethical concerns arose from Henson’s legal work on behalf of a church-affiliated nonprofit that has recently received state funding. 

Nearly two-dozen cabinet secretaries can now remove “acting” from their titles after being sworn in Thursday night by Gov. Wes Moore.  The ceremony in the…

Lawmakers still smarting from a decision to cancel construction of the Red Line light rail project in Baltimore said more focus is needed on those who use public transportation.

Ariana Kelly was back in Annapolis on Monday, but in a different seat in the State House. Kelly (D), who served more than 12…

The difference of opinion between the Senate and Moore on automatic increases appears to be an early example of how they may differ on implementing changes.

If you’ve been thinking the pace of the 2023 General Assembly session is slower than some years, you’re not wrong. A backlog of bills…