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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...

Report: Maryland Should Do More to Prevent School Lunch Shaming

Some Maryland school districts could do more to avoid shaming children whose families struggle to pay for school lunches, according to a report from Maryland...

Partisan Hogan and Bipartisan Hogan in Close Proximity

Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan Jr. (R) was first elected four years and 11 months ago.But he’s still campaigning against his predecessor, Martin J. O’Malley...

2 Md. Cities Crack Top 20 List of Best Places for People With Disabilities

Columbia is the 10th best American city for people to live in who have disabilities, a recent survey found. Baltimore is No. 17.That’s according...

In First Public Appearance, Architects of Race Track Deal Tout ‘Fabulous’ Plan

The architects of the proposal to put Maryland horse racing on firmer footing hailed their plan as an imperfect but “fabulous” blueprint that would...

Supreme Court Appears Split as Justices Weigh Landmark LGBTQ Case

Some conservative justices on the U.S. Supreme Court appear open to the argument that federal law prohibits workplace discrimination based on sexual orientation and...

18 Questions About the Deal to Save Pimlico

Deus ex machina.Suddenly, almost out of the blue, a deal appears to be in place that could save and improve Pimlico Race Course in...

Financial News Website Says Md. Is Richest State in Nation

Maryland is the richest state in the U.S., according to a ranking by financial news and opinion website 24/7 Wall Street, which put Virginia...

Here’s a Look at the New State Laws Taking Effect on Tuesday

Hundreds of Maryland laws are going into effect Tuesday, spanning subjects from criminal justice reform to election law to the state’s medical cannabis commission.A...

Del. Dereck Davis: Workers, Communities Deserve a Voice in Fate of Shoppers Stores 

A textbook example of how distant economic decisions can have seismic impacts on local communities can be found in what is happening right now...