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Ferguson Taking Over from Zirkin as Senate Chair of Marijuana Workgroup

The General Assembly’s Marijuana Legalization Workgroup hasn’t met yet, and already it’s under new management.The workgroup is set to have its debut meeting in...

Anton Black Lawyers Allege Police Body Cam Footage Was Altered

Attorneys for the family of Anton Black, the 19-year-old African American from Caroline County, who died in police custody last year, believe law enforcement...

Raskin: ‘We’re Going to Turn Around This Dreadful Idea of Mass Deportations’

On a weekend that saw the Trump administration abort a planned roundup of people said to be facing deportation orders, U.S. Rep. Jamie Raskin...

Council Pressures Elrich on Radio System

Montgomery County Executive Marc B. Elrich (D) must act with more urgency in seeking a replacement for the county’s outdated public safety radio system,...

Supreme Court: Bladensburg ‘Peace Cross’ Can Stay on Public Land

The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday ruled that a massive cross can remain on public land at a busy intersection in Bladensburg, Md.A...

Board Approves $27.5 Million to Demolish Vacant Jail Facilities in Baltimore

A jail in the center of Baltimore City, long faulted for poor conditions for inmates, will soon be torn down to make way for...

IBM Will Pay Maryland $14.8M to Settle Health Benefit Exchange Case

Misrepresentations by IBM and Cúram Software during the contracting process for Maryland’s Health Insurance Exchange website will yield the state a $14.8 million settlement.The...

Reparations Legislation to Get 1st Congressional Hearing in a Dozen Years

The U.S. House is slated to hold a hearing Wednesday on legislation that would establish a commission to consider reparations for the descendants of...

New Handgun Permit Board Meets, Sets Rules for Going Forward

Four of five members of the Handgun Permit Review Board are new, but that’s not all that’s changing for the embattled panel.The board, which...

Massive Medical Data Breach Could Put Md. Consumers at Risk

By Deb BeltMaryland patients whose medical bills were handled by a collection agency may be among 20 million patients who have had their personal...