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In Wake of Va.’s Blue Wave, Congress Renews Push for ERA

The U.S. House advanced a resolution on Wednesday that aims to ease the ratification of a Constitutional amendment that would ensure equality for U.S....

Maryland Casinos Had a Slow October

Gaming revenue at MGM National Harbor in October was down 18.5% from October 2018, though it still accounted for 41% of total gaming revenue...

Like College Tours, But For Kids Who Want an Alternative

A week ago, Amarri Brown didn’t know what he wanted to do when he graduates from high school in a year.Then on Tuesday, the...

A Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony With Star Quality Testimonials

Of all the thousands of annual events that bring politicians, business and community leaders together in charmless ballrooms across the state of Maryland, the...

Unions: State Workforce Shortages Leading to Dangerous Conditions

The shortage of 2,000 state employees in critical places like prisons and psychiatric hospitals is leading to unmanageable workloads and dangerous working conditions, members...

Alsobrooks Lays Out Markers for the Rest of Her Term

Prince George’s County Executive Angela D. Alsobrooks (D) plans to outline her priorities for her next few years in office during a public meeting...

Uncertainty Over Retiree Benefits Isn’t Causing Mass Exodus, State Budget Chief Says

Despite workers’ concerns about the future of the state’s retiree health benefits program, government agencies are not seeing a wave of retirements, a legislative...

Md. Think Tank Brings on Chief Economist

The Maryland Public Policy Institute, a free market think tank, has announced that economist and author Stephen J.K. Walters will serve as its Chief Economist. Walters will...

Maryland’s Last Flour Mill in Ellicott City to Close

A longtime Ellicott City business will be closing its doors in early 2020. Wilkins-Rogers Inc. will be shutting down its flour mill and relocate...

Get Ready for ‘Lobbypalooza’ When Legislature Debates Race Track Package

The push to win legislative approval for the deal to improve two horse racing tracks in Maryland will be a veritable "lobbypalooza" next year.Most...