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John King, Former U.S. Secretary of Education, Announces Gubernatorial Bid

John B. King Jr. (D), the former U.S. secretary of Education under President Obama, announced his 2022 gubernatorial bid Tuesday.Education will be one of...

Ferguson: Stalled County Election Reform Bill Likely to Get Senate Vote in 2022

Maryland lawmakers considered but failed to embrace legislation that would have prohibited a local election practice that critics say has been used to systematically...
Tax Credits

Advisory Panel Recommends Steady State Property Tax Rate

An advisory board recommended Monday that the state keep its property tax rate steady for the 15th straight year, but some members held out...

Jewish Lawmakers Upbraid Colleague, But Their Letter Goes Unanswered

A Maryland lawmaker whose floor speech on a mental health bill included controversial references to the Holocaust may be ignoring a letter of protest...

General Assembly 2021: Winners and Losers

During the 90 days the General Assembly was in session, we ran out of ways to say what an unusual, challenging and hard session...

Legislative Women’s Caucus Elects New Officers

The Women's Caucus of the Maryland General Assembly elected new officers before the legislature adjourned last week.Del. Anne R. Healey (D-Prince George's), now serving...

Frank DeFilippo: In Lead-up to Campaigns for Governor, Candidates Galore Diddle and Dawdle

Eliot’s April is the cruelest month for Maryland voters. Politicians think about, ponder, pander, ruminate, consider and mull – the foreplay of campaigns. Occasionally...
Football

Alsobrooks Hints at Pitch to Keep Washington Football Team

Prince George’s County Executive Angela D. Alsobrooks (D) hinted this week that the county is in the planning stages of developing incentives to convince...

The Baltimore Riot, 160 Years Later: Shades of the Capitol Insurrection

An angry mob gathered in the streets, many armed with makeshift weapons, intent on inflicting harm on those in uniform.This deadly confrontation occurred 160...

Mizeur Collects $350K for Congressional Bid; Aruna Miller Raising Money for Possible House Run

Heather Mizeur, the former state delegate and Democratic gubernatorial contender whose decision to challenge U.S. Rep. Andrew P. Harris (R) has excited party activists...