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Emily Scarr

A coalition of nonprofit Maryland service providers and policy experts is organizing a policy, personnel and spending agenda to assist the new chief executive.

‘Wasting Our Waterways’ takes statistics from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and puts the health of Maryland’s waterways in the context of broader national environmental trends.

One day after Baltimore officials informed residents that E. coli spread into parts of the city’s water system and issued a boil-water advisory, advocates…

Maryland PIRG

Passing the Taylor Act was a strong start to address the problem of PFAS, but MDE needs to take bolder action to stop the contamination from these toxic substances.

It was a tough General Assembly session for the Women Legislators of Maryland, which experienced partisan tension and the (possibly temporary) resignation of its…

The Maryland Senate passed an extensive climate change bill Monday night that would set the state on track to cut its greenhouse gas emissions…

Even as the concept of public financing has grown more mainstream across the country, state lawmakers have been reluctant to embrace that reform for themselves.

County law stipulates “whether an election is contested shall be determined on the first Tuesday in August.”

Baltimore County Council chambers

The Baltimore County Council voted unanimously to approve a redistricting proposal with just one majority Black council district Monday, spurring a lawsuit from civil…

The Baltimore County Council is set to vote on a bill that would set up a public campaign finance system in the jurisdiction Monday,…