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Shane Pendergrass

Shane Pendergrass

Key legislators press top Department of Health officials, demanding to know whether the state is seeking financial concessions.

Del. Shane Pendergrass stands on State House steps

Howard County’s Shane Pendergrass, a retiring committee chair, reflects on her unlikely rise to power.

The Maryland General Assembly advanced bills on Friday that would ban the sale and ownership of unserialized firearms, or “ghost guns.” The Senate preliminarily…

House Speaker Adrienne A. Jones (D-Baltimore County) announced that she is sponsoring legislation aimed at enshrining abortion access in the state constitution.

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

The public advocate would serve as a statewide ombudsman to “receive, respond to, and investigate ethics complaints” against state officials.

Lawmakers slammed state officials as they were briefed about pratfalls the Maryland Department of Health has made in recent weeks.

When House Health and Government Operations Chair Shane E. Pendergrass (D-Howard) announced last month that she planned to retire in 2022, it created a…

Two legislative committees that oversee the Maryland Department of Health plan to grill top state officials about an attack that disabled the agency’s computers,…

More dramatic turnover is on the way in the General Assembly: Del. Shane E. Pendergrass (D-Howard), the chair of the House Health and Government…