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Franchot Vows to Campaign Against Miller, Busch in Primary

Maryland Comptroller Peter V.R. Franchot (D) upstaged a union rally organized to protest the state Senate’s longtime president Monday, declaring that he will work...

Hogan Pledges to Reverse General Assembly Action on School Construction Funding

Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan Jr. (R) said Monday the bill stripping the Board of Public Works of its role in school construction funding is...

What’s in a Name? ‘Weinstein Rest Area’ Warnings Fall on Deaf Ears

Weary travelers in need of a bathroom break and some coffee may one day find themselves pulling into the “Esskay Franks Rest Area” along Interstate 95. Despite...

Not Quite Gone and Far From Forgotten, Oaks Hovers Over Races to Replace Him

Onetime legislator Nathaniel T. Oaks, who quit the Maryland Senate nearly two weeks ago, hours before pleading guilty to two felonies in federal court,...

Teacher Hits Jill Carter for Attendance Record in 41st District Debate

As Mr. Dooley first told us nearly 125 years ago, “Politics ain’t beanbag.”So, any civic-minded soul who ventured out Sunday afternoon in the hopes...

Not Quite Gone and Far From Forgotten, Oaks Hovers Over Races to Replace Him

By William F. ZorziOnetime legislator Nathaniel T. Oaks, who quit the Maryland Senate nearly two weeks ago, hours before pleading guilty to two felonies...

Wide-Ranging Bill Probing Baltimore Police Gains 11th-Hour Momentum Without Much Scrutiny

A new state commission to investigate the Baltimore City Police Department’s disgraced Gun Trace Task Force would have extraordinarily broad powers, including the explicit...

What to Watch on Sine Die

Happy Sine Die!Even though a lot of the most heavily debated legislation has already been taken care of, there are still a few closely-watched...

Anderson's Plan to Resign as Baltimore City Delegation Chair Goes Awry

Del. Curtis S. Anderson announced to the press last week that he planned to step down as chairman of the Baltimore city delegation to...

Meet the New Maryland Association of Counties Board of Directors

The Maryland Association of Counties installed its new board of directors last week at the organization’s annual winter meeting in Cambridge. Gov. Lawrence J....