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Sen. Smith on Looming Deployment: ‘Obviously, the Session Makes it Complicated’

A Maryland lawmaker widely considered to be a rising star spent Wednesday receiving both birthday greetings and expressions of support after announcing that he is...

Human Rights Campaign Spotlights Md. Laws in Latest Report Card

The Human Rights Campaign, the nation’s largest advocacy and lobbying group for LGBTQ rights, is lauding Maryland for new laws protecting the LBGTQ community.HRC...

Senator Smith Will Report to Duty in Afghanistan

Montgomery County Sen. William C. Smith Jr. (D) will miss the final days of the General Assembly session this year, but his colleagues gave...

Handgun Permit Board Frequently Overrules State Police; Vote on Nominees Delayed

The Maryland Senate committee charged with vetting gubernatorial nominees has questions about the Handgun Permit Review Board – again.Members of the Senate Executive Nominations...

Tragedy Strikes Again for Family of Anton Black

Tragedy has struck again for the family of Anton Black, the Caroline County teen who died during a physical struggle with police last September...

Baltimore Police Commissioner Nominee to Hold Listening Tour Ahead of Confirmation Hearing

Michael S. Harrison, the outgoing New Orleans police superintendent who has been nominated by Baltimore Mayor Catherine E. Pugh (D) to be the city’s...

Treasurer for Late Delegate Sentenced in Theft Case

The treasurer of a now-inactive campaign committee for a late delegate has pleaded guilty to theft from the account.Ronald Chesek, who was campaign...

Moms Demand Action Rallies in Annapolis to Support Gun Safety Bills

Andrea Chamblee has replayed the last day she spent with her husband over and over.It was last year.Although it was early in the day,...

Lawmakers Will Study Creation of Legalized Pot Industry

Maryland’s legislative leaders are working to convene a work group to study the legalization of recreational marijuana use in the state.House Majority Leader Kathleen...

City Lawmakers Push to End Tax Sales Over Water Bills

No one should lose their home for a past-due water bill. That’s the notion behind legislation filed by state Sen. Mary Washington (D-Baltimore City) and...