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New Columnist for Maryland Matters

Maryland Matters is pleased to announce that Alanah Nichole Davis will become a regular contributor to our website. She’ll write an opinion column twice...

Baltimore to See Military Flyover on July 4

The Pentagon said Baltimore, Washington, D.C., and other East Coast cities will get military flyovers on July 4 as part of a salute to...

If Purple Line Stops, Impact Would be “Devastating,” Officials Say

Threats to halt work on the Purple Line over a contract dispute are stirring fears among elected officials, residents and business owners in Montgomery...

Speaker Succeeds in Having Civil War Plaque Removed From State House

After several months of prodding from the first African-American presiding officer of the Maryland General Assembly, the panel that controls the State House has...

Testing ‘Remains a Struggle,’ State’s Public Health Chief Concedes

Despite efforts to protect nursing home residents from COVID-19 by limiting access to essential staff, “the virus is getting in,” the state’s deputy secretary...

Maryland Matters Wins Press Association Awards

Seven Maryland Matters reporters and contributing writers were awarded for excellence this week by the Maryland-Delaware-District of Columbia Press Association.Congratulations to our winners: Frank DeFilippo, Bruce...

Exclusive: Poll Shows Incumbent Trailing Badly in Cecil County GOP Race

Danielle Hornberger, an aide to U.S. Rep. Andrew P. Harris (R-Md.), has taken a commanding lead over incumbent Alan McCarthy in the Republican primary...

Senators Hear Misery of Weeks Waiting to File Unemployment Claims

Emails that don't generate responses.Multiple online “error” messages.Constant busy signals.Callers left on hold for eight to 12 hours, hoping someone answers.Waiting weeks for benefits.Promised...

Md. Lawmaker Talks Politics, ‘Dumb Bills’ and the Generation Gap in Podcast

One of the most voluble conservative members of the Maryland General Assembly is having his say beyond the State House, in a weekly podcast...

Maryland Matters Announces Two Report for America Corps Members

Maryland Matters is proud to announce that Bennett Leckrone and Elizabeth Shwe will join its staff in June as part of Report for America,...