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Peace Cross: War Memorial or Religious Symbol?

Justices on the Supreme Court questioned whether the Bladensburg Peace Cross is a religious symbol that must be removed or defended as a secular...

Cummings Presides Over Michael Cohen Circus

House Oversight and Reform Chair Elijah E. Cummings (D-Md.) presided over the hottest political spectacle on Capitol Hill Wednesday.President Trump’s former attorney, Michael Cohen,...

Frosh Taps Elizabeth Embry to Probe Sex Abuse Allegations in Baltimore Archdiocese

Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh (D) has rehired a high-level prosecutor to lead a probe of sex abuse in the Baltimore Archdiocese, Maryland...

Bladensburg Peace Cross Argument Heads to Supreme Court

When Steven Lowe first saw a 40-foot cross in a median strip in Bladensburg 30 years ago, he was too busy to think much...

Hopkins Police Bill: Marathon Hearings, Financial Sweeteners

Baltimore Mayor Catherine E. Pugh (D) was the speaker at the annual legislative prayer breakfast in Annapolis Friday morning. Whether she silently beseeched the...

Miller Issues Rallying Cry to Senators Over Baltimore Crime

Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller Jr. (D-Calvert) decried the crime in Baltimore on Friday, reading headlines from The Baltimore Sun about a night...

Senate Votes Down Nominees to Handgun Review Board

The Maryland Senate narrowly voted down three nominees to the state’s Handgun Permit Review Board early Friday afternoon.The 21-25 vote came after nearly an...

Josh Kurtz: Since When Did R-E-S-P-E-C-T = C-A-S-H ?

For Prince George's County lawmakers, the watchword every General Assembly session is “respect.”Prince George's officials never feel like they get enough of it in...

As Discussion on Handgun Permit Board Continues, Some Things to Know

With respect to the Feb. 18 Maryland Matters article on the Handgun Permit Review Board some basic facts about the board, the law and...

Senator on Hopkins Bill: ‘It’s Akin to Establishing a Vatican City Within Baltimore’

On Friday, House and Senate committees will conduct hearings on legislation that would allow Johns Hopkins University to have armed police officers patrol its...