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Our Maryland, the newish progressive multi-issue education and advocacy organization, is hosting its initial conference – billed as a politics and policy summit –...

House Boosts Measure for Constitutional Convention on Campaign Cash

Seeking to blunt what they consider to be the damaging impact of money in American political campaigns, the Maryland House of Delegates has approved a...

Nonprofits Band Together to Get a Piece of the Surplus

Spurred by last week’s announcement that Maryland is looking at a $430 million budget surplus for the upcoming fiscal year, several nonprofit groups are...

Miller: “I Want Big Bills Moved to the Floor”

By Bruce DePuytThe House remained a step ahead of the Senate when it came to enacting new gun control legislation, passing its version of...

Thursday’s Trivia Question!

Just a reminder: Maryland Matters will be hosting a Maryland history and politics trivia contest on Tuesday evening, March 27, upstairs at Stan &...

Angry Debate Rages Over Immigration Measures

By Bruce DePuytActivists on both sides of the immigration debate are leaning hard on Maryland lawmakers this week, offering testimony late into the evening...

Miller Dings Oaks on Senate Floor, to Roars of Laughter

By William F. ZorziHeavy is the head that wears the crown.Just ask Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller Jr. (D-Calvert), who volunteered as...

Tale of the Tape: Video Surfaces of Incident Between Senator and Lobbyist

A Maryland lawmaker and the man she accuses of touching her inappropriately both claimed on Tuesday that a newly surfaced video of their interaction...

GOP Poll Shows Hogan With Substantial Leads Over Baker, Kamenetz

Republican Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan Jr. would win a second term in a matchup against either of two leading Democrats, if the November general...

Political Notebook: Endorsements for Governor, Replacement for Norman

Two more endorsements in the Democratic primary for governor: Sen. Richard S. Madaleno Jr. (D-Montgomery) is the choice of a prominent union, the Baltimore-Washington Laborers’...