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One of the great mysteries of the 2022 legislative session — and the campaign season — came to an end on Wednesday, when Sen….

Walker’s decision to retire from politics for now leaves wide-open races for the Senate and House in District 26, which takes in a significant chunk of southern Prince George’s County.

Beginning Monday, all Senate committee hearings will be held in person, and the full Senate will have floor sessions almost every day.

With a new survey touting higher levels of public support, advocates pledged to resume their campaign to sway the General Assembly.

A new legislative commission will study the increasing demands on Maryland state parks starting next month.  Senate President Bill Ferguson (D-Baltimore City) and House…

Senate President Bill Ferguson (D-Baltimore City) on Monday announced new Senate leadership and committee assignments, largely a result of former Prince George’s Sen. Douglas…

In taking a broader look at social justice and equity issues, Maryland lawmakers are considering a series of bills to mitigate harmful environmental toxins…

The Senate Education, Health and Environmental Affairs Committee has advanced an omnibus climate action bill that would put Maryland on track towards achieving statewide…

Renewable Energy

Maryland’s General Assembly is paying closer attention to communities that have borne the brunt of pollution and other environmental injustices. Senate President Bill Ferguson…

He’s had a fish named after him. A mountain peak in Antigua and Barbuda. A food court in Ireland. And lots of elementary schools…