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Proposed Bill Would Protect Local Laws From Being Overrun

Former Washington, D.C., resident Alan Cohen can’t own a brand new car. He can’t even ride in one. While living in the District, Cohen was...

Eastern Shore Police Chief Gets Suspended 2-Year Sentence for Falsifying Cop’s Hiring Papers

A former Eastern Shore police chief received a two-year suspended prison sentence and three years' of supervised probation in Caroline County Circuit Court Friday...

Senate Panel Briefed on Disparity in Incarceration

Maryland has the highest incarceration rate in the nation of black men aged 18 to 24, according to a November report issued by the...

House GOP Wants to Get Tough on Crime

Maryland House Republicans unveiled a package of bills Thursday targeting violent crime and transparency that will aim to tackle what Minority Leader Nicholaus R....

Baltimore Creates Office of Equity and Civil Rights

Baltimore Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young (D) announced  Wednesday that he was creating the Office of Equity and Civil Rights in city government to...

Meet the Food Stamp Firms of Maryland

First in a seriesAnne Arundel County is one of the richest counties in the richest state in the nation. Yet over the last decade...

Bum Blockade: How We Got the Food Stamp Data

In February 1936 Los Angeles Police Chief James E. "Two-Gun" Davis sent 136 cops to the California border to set up "bum blockades."The blockades...

Reaction to Governor’s Budget Proposal: Upbeat So Far

Maryland lawmakers kicked off budget season with a bipartisan tone on Wednesday as thousands of budget books were distributed in the state capital.At first...

‘This Can’t Keep Happening’: Top Lawmakers Rally to Help Exonerees

A group of powerful lawmakers — including the speaker of the House — signaled on Wednesday that they are determined to establish a fair...

A Cautionary Tale of Bad Behavior from a Young, Female Statehouse Reporter in Mich.

By Allison DonahueI waited outside the Michigan Senate chamber to ask Sen. Peter Lucido (R) on Tuesday for a comment about the Detroit Metro...