LANGLEY PARK — At least 138 pedestrians have been struck by vehicles in the past eight years on a lethal two-mile stretch of state highway that runs through this low-income immigrant community in the Washington suburbs. Eight have died. By luck, ...Read More »
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump’s proposed 2018 federal budget could be a boost to Maryland’s sprawling defense industry but negatively affect the state’s economy in other areas, according to analysts. The administration’s so-called “skinny budget,” unveiled in March, seeks to ...Read More »
ANNAPOLIS, Maryland — The Maryland Legislative Black Caucus ended the 2017 session with mixed outcomes for its priority legislative agenda. The General Assembly passed legislation on prescription drug affordability and a ban on pre-kindergarten suspension. But the House failed to vote on ...
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WASHINGTON — Responding to Sunday’s incident on a United Airlines jet, Sen. Chris Van Hollen, D-Md., is drafting a bill that would prohibit airlines from forcibly removing passengers after they have boarded a flight. Van Hollen’s proposed Customers Not Cargo ...
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ANNAPOLIS – Maryland hosted the annual Army-Navy football game for the first time in 1891 and has done so nine times since then, most recently last year. Now lawmakers are considering legislation that will allow the state to bid to ...Read More »
ANNAPOLIS – A bill that could expand telemedicine to include counseling for substance abuse disorders, which could help thwart the ballooning heroin-opioid epidemic in Maryland, is advancing in the General Assembly. Telemedicine has grown rapidly in recent years, with 15 ...Read More »
ANNAPOLIS – About 100 people rallied on Tuesday, with the support of Maryland legislators, against a Senate bill they argued would walk back a ruling by the Maryland Court of Appeals regarding bail reform. The bill, which passed in the ...Read More »
ANNAPOLIS — Democrats in the Maryland Senate on Tuesday passed several pieces of legislation that are largely opposed by Gov. Larry Hogan, most notably a bill that would regulate the parameters for school evaluations and another that would require the ...Read More »
ANNAPOLIS – The Department of Natural Resources plans to take pending state legislation to temporarily halt the contest-fishing of cownose rays and public comments about banning cownose ray tournaments in Maryland into consideration when it creates regulation to further administer ...Read More »