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Del. Charkoudian Pushes Md. Toward Community Choice Energy

Maryland lawmakers are considering legislation that would allow the state's municipalities and counties to negotiate energy purchasing on behalf of their residents, in a...

Business Groups Tout Poll Showing Opposition to Gas Tax Hikes to Fight Climate Change

Two organizations that represent small businesses in Maryland are warning about proposals that they argue could increase gasoline and energy bills.The Mid-Atlantic Petroleum Distributors...

Jolene Ivey: A Cleaner, Cheaper Way to Provide Energy

Most of us have immediately tossed into the recycling bin those mailers from companies that claim to offer lower electrical rates and the option...

Hogan Clean Energy Plan Meets Skeptics in Senate

It was clear throughout the 2019 General Assembly session that Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan Jr. (R) wasn't crazy about the Clean Energy Jobs Act,...

Retailers Support Statewide Plastic Bag Ban

Maryland could join eight other states in banning the sale of plastic bags -- and state retailers support the measure.The Plastics and Packaging Reduction...

How the Veto Override Votes Went Down in the House and Senate

Democrats overrode a handful of vetoes from Republican Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan Jr. on Thursday, adding Maryland to the list of states that have...

Climate Takes Center Stage in Massive Federal Infrastructure Plan

U.S. House Democrats this week unveiled plans to spend $760 billion over five years on infrastructure upgrades throughout the country. A central theme throughout their...

Md. Sierra Club Gets Youngest Woman Leader Ever

Maryland's chapter of the Sierra Club announced its new officers this week -- and the group has elected the youngest woman ever to serve...

MDOT Chief: Saving Homes, Moving Traffic Will Win Major Road and Bridge Contracts

As Maryland begins the process of awarding billions of dollars in Washington, D.C.-area road-widening contracts, the state’s acting Transportation Secretary said his agency will...

Women Lawmakers Take Aim at Climate Change

As Maryland becomes increasingly susceptible to catastrophic events related to climate change, lawmakers are seeking ways to make the state more resilient and better...