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Senate Advances Sick Leave Delay; House Action Doubtful

The Maryland Senate Thursday approved and sent to the House of Delegates a measure that would push back the effective date of the state’s...

Senate Budget Chairman Stuns Colleagues With Retirement Decision

State Sen. Edward J. Kasemeyer (D-Howard), the chairman of the powerful Budget and Taxation Committee, told his colleagues Thursday that he does not plan...

House Panel Hears Testimony on Bill to Toughen Penalties for Failure to Report Child...

By Bruce DePuytAdvocates for children told a House panel Thursday that teachers, medical professionals and others who fail to report child abuse must face...

Cardin: ‘Every Time We Get Close to an Agreement, the President Makes it More...

U.S. Sen. Benjamin L. Cardin (D-Md.) predicts Congress will reach agreement this week on a measure to keep the government funded through March, avoiding another government...

Caller ID Spoofing Is Target of Maryland Bill

By Bruce DePuytTired of spam phone calls that use bogus caller ID numbers?So is Del. Kathryn L. Afzali (R-Frederick).She is introducing legislation to crack...

Union Sets Up Independent Fundraising Entity to Boost Jealous

By Josh KurtzThe first independent expenditure campaign of the Maryland gubernatorial election has registered with the State Board of Elections. Called Maryland Together We...

In Conway, Washington Dist. 43 Senate Race, ‘Carbon Copy’ Platforms

There are a few generational battles for state Senate seats on tap in the Baltimore area this year.But the Democratic primary battle in District...

Hogan Back at Work After Outpatient Procedure

By Bruce DePuytGov. Lawrence J. Hogan spent Monday working from Government House, aides said, following an outpatient procedure to remove four cancerous lesions over...

Interstate ‘Compact’ Would Head Off Redskins Stadium Bidding War

With Washington Redskins owner Daniel Snyder already at work on a replacement for FedEx Field in Landover, Washington-area lawmakers are hoping to protect taxpayers...

Meet the Man Who Wants Brian Frosh’s Job

By Josh KurtzCraig Wolf enlisted in the Army reserves at age 39, following the 9/11 terrorist strikes. He was trained to jump out of...