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House Passes State Budget After Series of Unusual Moves in Truncated Session

The Maryland House of Delegates approved a $47.9 billion budget plan on Tuesday, after a series of extraordinary steps to speed the budget approval...

Legislative Black Caucus Holding Leadership Election Wednesday

On Wednesday, the last day of this year's 2020 regular General Assembly session, the Legislative Black Caucus will elect leaders for this year's special...

Hogan Delays Primary; Orders All-Mail Special Election for Cummings Seat

Marylanders who live in the 7th congressional district will fill the seat vacated by the death of U.S. Rep. Elijah E. Cummings (D) as...

Hogan Expected to Make Announcement About April Primaries

The House of Delegates moved forward on a bill Monday that would aim to expand the use of mail-in voting in the state, as...

In Frenzied Final Days, Every Bill Has Its Own Journey

The decision to end the 2020 General Assembly session early means Maryland lawmakers are suddenly up against the clock, and Monday brought the realization...

Md. Senators Could Soon Have a Friend in the White House

Back in 2012, then-Rep. Chris Van Hollen was picked to play Wisconsin Republican Rep. Paul Ryan in mock debates against Vice President Joe Biden. The...

Political Notes: Washington Out, Hoyer Foe Backed by Another Progressive Group

Even with the COVID-19 pandemic, there are still political developments to report ahead of Maryland's April 28 primaries -- which could eventually be rescheduled...

Hogan Mandates Business Closures, Increases Viable Medical Facilities in Face of Crisis

As the number of COVID-19 cases begins to ramp up in Maryland, Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan Jr (R) announced more drastic emergency measures Monday...

Unprecedented Three Days on Tap in Annapolis as Legislators Race to Early Finish

For what is believed to be the first time since the Civil War, the Maryland General Assembly is adjourning early.Senate President Bill Ferguson (D-Baltimore...

Long-Running HBCU Lawsuit Could Settle With Bill’s Passage in Senate

Annapolis abounds with historical moments this week as lawmakers announce a rushed end to the legislative session in the face of a looming COVID-19...