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Challenger Max Socol got his long sought-after one-on-one encounter with the Montgomery County incumbent Monday night — sort of.

The two governments began a nationwide search for a director to lead the authority last year.

The Maryland Court of Appeals on Monday pushed back the deadlines to withdraw a candidacy and fill a candidate vacancy for the July primary…

Del. Al Carr’s late withdrawal from re-election bid sparks calls for reform.

The committee’s appointment process was undertaken in a rush after current Del. Al Carr (D) chose to withdraw from re-election at the last minute and run instead for County Council.

Baltimore County Executive John A. Olszewski Jr. (D) endorsed Del. Brooke E. Lierman (D-Baltimore City) for comptroller in his first statewide endorsement of the…

With the last-minute shuffling at the candidate filing deadline, we find ourselves with yet another vacancy of sorts in Annapolis. The process for filling them is very undemocratic.

Monday was the closest it’s been to a “normal” Crossover Day in three years.


Local governments are able to upgrade their lights as economics allow. Utility foot-dragging on their lights is a slower process. Current legislation would change that.

Motorists would be given eight-month “grace period” to pay outstanding tolls.