Last in an occasional series on rural Maryland CAMBRIDGE — Kevin McClarren has been growing oysters in nets on the Chesapeake Bay for 20 years. “We were told it would never work,” said McClarren, who manages four acres of floating ...Read More »
Third in an occasional series on rural Maryland CUMBERLAND, Maryland — Allegany and Garrett, the state’s two westernmost counties, tend to be lumped together as “Mountain Maryland,” their problems similar, their prospects equally muddled. But the two counties’ economic ...Read More »
LANGLEY PARK – Each weekday morning, contractors in need of day laborers to paint, mulch or hammer pull their trucks into a small strip mall here and begin negotiating with job seekers. It takes just a few minutes for the ...Read More »
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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