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Rep. Raskin: ‘This Is Banana Republic Territory’

Maryland Rep. Jamie Raskin (D) thinks the Trump administration’s about-face at the Justice Department this week represents an “emergency.”President Trump assailed the Justice Department’s...

Grant from State Opioid Office Referred for Criminal Investigation

A $750,000 grant approved ― but never funded ― by Maryland’s opioid command center to open an Eastern Shore drug rehabilitation facility on an...

Josh Kurtz: Cash in the Courtroom

One of the nice things about the General Assembly session is that the frenetic pace of political fundraising almost entirely comes to a halt...

State Should Make it Easier for Ex-Felons to Vote, Advocates Say

Convicted felons who’ve served their sentences can vote in Maryland elections. But the vast majority of them don’t know that they are eligible to...

Fury Over Anton Black Case Leads to Pocomoke City Manager’s Resignation

The city manager in Pocomoke City resigned on Jan. 30 after just 10 days on the job due to fallout from her role overseeing...

Lawmaker Wants to Open a Dialogue About Reparations in Md.

Maryland’s 250-year history of legal slavery came to an end when the practice was abolished on Nov. 1, 1864, nearly a year before the...

Analysis: State of the State Reality Check

Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan Jr.'s State of the State address Wednesday was tidy, upbeat, bipartisan and generous.The Republican governor paid tribute to the General...

GOP Lawmaker: Public Safety Debate Has Been ‘Politicized’

The Maryland Senate overwhelmingly approved legislation Wednesday that would allow Baltimore City the authority to impose a residency requirement on top police officials.But the...

Democrats Challenge Hogan to Put Up Solutions on Crime

Democratic lawmakers pressed for a stronger government response to the public safety crisis gripping the state’s largest city on Tuesday, offering a package of...

Hogan’s Transportation, Corrections Secretaries Get Nod from Senate Panel

Two of Republican Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan’s key cabinet members received unanimous approval from the Maryland Senate’s Executive Nominations Committee on Monday night.The committee...