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Hogan Judicial Nominees Get Favorable Committee Vote

A trio of Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan Jr.’s judicial nominees were supported by the Senate Executive Nominations Committee on Monday evening.Hogan (R) nominated the...

Hogan Uses ‘Crossover Day’ to Rip Dems’ Legislative Agenda

Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan Jr. (R), who has been quiet about the developments taking place in the General Assembly for the first nine weeks...

Senate Panel Gives Nod to Handgun Permit Board Repeal

A Maryland Senate committee voted in favor of a bill to repeal the state’s Handgun Permit Review Board on Monday, but another committee will...

Frosh Pushes Legislation Requiring ‘Humane’ Treatment of Nursing Home Residents

A high-profile scandal involving a now-defunct Maryland nursing home chain has prompted legislation that Attorney General Brian E. Frosh (D) said will protect current and...

One-Stop Shopping: A Roundup of Wednesday’s Major Developments

The Fight for Fifteen is likely headed to a conference committee.The Senate gave preliminary approval Wednesday evening to Senate Bill 280, its version of a...

Meet the People Helping Elijah Cummings Investigate the President

U.S. Rep. Elijah E. Cummings has emerged as one of the Trump administration’s most formidable foes since taking the gavel of the powerful House...

Emotions Still Raw Over Hopkins Police Bill

Even as legislation allowing Johns Hopkins University to establish a private police force marches slowly toward what feels like inevitable passage, it remains an...

Police Chief Says State Knew About Controversial Cop’s Disciplinary History When It Approved Hire

A former Eastern Shore police chief says Maryland officials had all "pertinent" internal affairs files when they approved his department's decision to hire a problem-plagued cop...

Opinion: Ignition Interlocks Should Be Required for All Drunk Drivers, Even 1st-Time Offenders

Mothers Against Drunk Driving fought for years to make ignition interlocks mandatory for every person convicted of drunk driving in Maryland. Yet this lifesaving...

After Emotional Testimony, a Divided House Passes End-of-Life Bill

Members of the Maryland House of Delegates sobbed, and stared up at the Tiffany glass ceiling, and buried their heads on their desks Thursday...