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Lawmakers Pass Bill That Would Expand Prosecution of Child Erotica

The images that popped up on Frederick County prosecutor Joyce King’s computer screen that couldn’t be charged as child pornography were as disturbing as...

Here Are Eight Bills That Hogan Could Veto

Now that the General Assembly’s annual 90-day session is over, Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan Jr.’s legislative shop kicks into overdrive — deciding which of...

State Commission to Hold Decertification Hearing on Cop in Anton Black Case

The Maryland Police Training and Standards Commission announced Wednesday that it would go forward with a decertification hearing on "a date to be determined"...

Handgun Board Without Members After General Assembly Session

Maryland’s Handgun Permit Review Board is set to go dormant — at least temporarily.The General Assembly this year passed legislation to abolish the...

In Final Hours, Lawmakers Pass Prescription Drug, UMMS Reform, Clean Energy Bills

In a session marked by ailing leaders and an ambitious agenda propelled by a younger, more progressive class of Democratic lawmakers, the 439th General...

Baltimore City Lawmakers Join Chorus Calling for Pugh’s Resignation

The steady drumbeat for the resignation of embattled Baltimore Mayor Catherine E. Pugh (D) grew even louder Monday night, as the city delegation to...

State Will Consider Decertifying Officer Involved in Anton Black’s Death

Following a legislative defeat in Annapolis, family members of Anton Black, the Eastern Shore teenager who died after being chased by police last fall,...

Five Conference Committees to Watch on Sine Die

While hundreds of bills will zoom across the desks of the presiding officers of the House and Senate on Monday as the legislature wraps...

Frank DeFilippo: Outraged by Pugh Scandal? Thank a Journalist

The headlines are “Healthy Holly”’s, but the moment belongs to journalism.The occasion comes at a time when local newspapers are on life support, not so...

Orioles Visit the State House, But Asbestos Bill Foes Have Heavy Hitters of Their...

On the same day the Angelos family organized a trip by the Baltimore Orioles to the State House, a heavy hitter from the Maryland...