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Danielle E. Gaines


Danielle Gaines worked for Maryland Matters from September 2018 to January 2024. She covered government and politics for Maryland Matters for two years before moving into an editing position, ultimately serving as editor-in-chief for nearly three years. Previously, she spent six years at The Frederick News-Post ― as the paper’s principal government and politics reporter for half that time, covering courts and legal affairs before that. She also reported for the now-defunct The Gazette of Politics and Business in Maryland and previously worked as a county government and education reporter at The Merced Sun-Star in California’s Central Valley.

Former state Del. Neil Parrott and ex-Biden administration official April McClain Delaney claimed victory in the GOP and Democratic primaries, setting a showdown in state’s most competitive House district.

Leisure World, home to more than 9,000 residents, is a political powerhouse with three election precincts of its own and high voter turnout.

Maryland General Assembly leaders and legislators announced the formation of a Jewish Caucus on Tuesday. The first-ever Maryland Jewish Legislative Caucus includes the 20…

No Labels, the self-proclaimed centrist political group trying to get on the ballot in all 50 states, has met the signature threshold for party…

A Howard County man was sentenced to two years in prison Thursday, after pleading guilty last year to threatening state lawmakers and a group…

The law — the first of its kind in the nation — was enacted in 2021 over the veto of former Gov. Larry Hogan (R) and would impose a tiered tax on internet ad revenue in Maryland.

The 446th session of the Maryland General Assembly will gavel in at noon on Wednesday, with lawmakers ambitious to tackle an election-year agenda, while…

Two Democratic congressional campaigns roll out consultant and staff lists.

Under the proposal, the Preakness Stakes, the second jewel in horse racing’s Triple Crown, would be temporarily run at Laurel Park, and return to the anticipated new Baltimore facility in 2027.

A significant development in the ever-changing and expanding world of State House lobbying.