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Maryland Commerce Secretary Kelly Schulz Announces Gubernatorial Bid

Maryland Commerce Secretary Kelly M. Schulz announced Wednesday that she’s running for governor in 2022.Schulz, 52, is the first declared Republican candidate in the...

Rutherford Won’t Run for Governor in 2022

For more than six years, he has served as Maryland’s nose-to-the-grindstone lieutenant governor, the man perhaps best-positioned to offer himself to voters in 2022...

In Wake Of Failed Bills, Housing Advocates Say Relief Funding Alone Won’t Stop Evictions

Several tenant relief efforts failed in the last hours of the 2021 legislative session Monday, drawing condemnation from fair housing advocates who say the...

Several High-Profile Bills Among Measures Signed by Governor

Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan Jr. (R) punctuated what he called “the most successful and bipartisan session since I became governor” by signing several dozen...

House GOP Picks Buckel, Adams as New Leaders

Before leaving Annapolis following the conclusion of the 2021 General Assembly session, House Republicans on Tuesday elected new leaders.Del. Jason C. Buckel (R-Allegany) is...

Emotions Raw in Session’s Final Hours, But Lawmakers Hail the Finished Product

For the third straight year, the Maryland General Assembly adjourned on Monday night without balloons or confetti — a nod to the serious nature...

Saying Goodbye — Most Likely — to the House’s Home Away From Home

When the Maryland House of Delegates gaveled out of the 442nd General Assembly session just after midnight on Tuesday, it may very well have...

Legislature Votes to Remove Governor From the Parole Process

Maryland's General Assembly passed policy Monday night to remove the governor from the parole process for people serving life sentences, which many advocates say...

In Series of Tweets, Johnny O Tries to Buy Time on Statewide Announcement

With the General Assembly session about to end, political candidates for state and local officeholders are about to come out of the woodwork.But one...

Bills to Watch on Sine Die

Monday’s final day of the 2021 General Assembly session is sure to be more socially distanced than most, but lawmakers are still likely to...