Author Archives: Bryan P. Sears

Bryan P. Sears covers Maryland politics and government affairs for The Daily Record.

Hogan backs fracking ban in Md.

Gov. Larry Hogan. (The Daily Record / Bryan P. Sears)

ANNAPOLIS — Opponents of fracking in Maryland got a major boost Friday when Gov. Larry Hogan announced he will support a complete ban in the state. Hogan was flanked by Department of the Environment Secretary Ben Grumbles and Sen. Robert ...

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Md. Senate approves paid sick leave bill

(The Daily Record / Maximilian Franz)

ANNAPOLIS — The Maryland Senate has given final approval to its version of legislation mandating paid sick leave in the state. The 29-18 vote fell largely along party lines. Four Democrats, Sens. Jim Brochin, James E. “Ed” DeGrange, Kathy Klausmeier, ...

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