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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...

In Debate Over Hopkins PD, It’s Time for the Gloves to Come Off

A significant number of Baltimore City residents and their politicians are fighting a pitched battle to prevent Johns Hopkins University and Hospital from gaining...

University of Chicago Police History May Offer Lessons for Hopkins, Baltimore

Johns Hopkins University is again trying to convince the Maryland General Assembly that the university and other JHU institutions need a full-blown private police...

Lawmakers Push For Transparency in Officer-Involved Death Investigations

A trio of freshmen lawmakers from Montgomery County are pushing for more independent and transparent investigations surrounding police officer-involved deaths following two high-profile cases...

Leaders Roll Out Membership Roster for Joint Committee on Legal Cannabis

Legislative leaders formally announced the creation of a joint committee to study marijuana legalization in the state of Maryland.As first reported by Maryland Matters,...

Supreme Court Refuses to Hear Appeal on Drug Price-Gouging Law, Ending State’s Legal Quest

The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday declined to consider Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh’s bid to revive a state law aimed at preventing...