COVID-19 in Maryland

Maryland’s Newest Political Party Is Focused on the Working Class

Maryland has a new political party ― but social distancing precautions mean it may take a while for the Working Class Party to form...

Unemployment Fund in Danger of Being Depleted, Lawmakers Are Warned

As the public health crisis spurred by the COVID-19 pandemic worsens, Maryland lawmakers convened Wednesday to discuss the projected medical and financial impacts. Gov. Lawrence...

Rutherford, Franchot Get Snippy at Teleconferenced BPW Meeting

Was it the first debate of the 2022 race for governor?Maybe. Maybe not.But a skirmish at Wednesday's Board of Public Works meeting between Lt....

Ballots Going Out for Vote-by-Mail Special Election

County elections officials on Wednesday mailed out the first batch of ballots for the April 28 special election to fill the seat left vacant...

Hogan Designates Disability Support Workers ‘Essential,’ Expands Telehealth

Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan Jr. (R) issued two emergency orders Wednesday that expand health care services available to Marylanders in the face of the...

Letter: Renters Need Relief

Today is the first of April, for some it’s been the beginning of a new month, April Fools Day, and for renters it’s the...

Van Hollen: Federal Stimulus Money Should Go to Close ‘Homework Gap’

Since winter, U.S. Sen. Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.) has been advocating for federal funding to close “the homework gap” created when millions of students...

State Superintendent’s Contract Extended for a Year

The Maryland State Board of Education announced Tuesday night that it would extend the contract for Superintendent Karen B. Salmon for a year, as...

The Understudy

No one who knows Boyd K. Rutherford would tap him to entertain a crowd, current and former colleagues agree.But if Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan...

It’s Census Day. Here’s a Video About Md.’s Smallest Town

It's Census Day ― the day Americans are supposed to fill out their forms so federal officials can get a once-in-a-decade population count for...