OCEAN CITY — Gov. Larry Hogan told county leaders — most from rural jurisdictions — that he is officially casting off a controversial state program meant to prevent sprawl that many local governments saw as an encroachment on their authority. ...Read More »
Best Week, Worst Week: Howard Bank makes a big move; cannabis businesses hope their opportunity isn’t slipping away
The Baltimore commercial loan market got some potentially good news this week when Howard Bank announced it was acquiring 1st Mariner Bank while some of the nearly 20 companies seeking to grow or process medical cannabis in Maryland grew closer ...Read More »
OCEAN CITY — A leading state economist urged local government officials to prepare for an inevitable economic downturn that he said is coming soon. Anirban Basu, speaking to a gathering of county leaders at the annual Maryland Association of Counties ...Read More »
Gov. Larry Hogan’s hopes that a legal battle with the developer of the beleaguered State Center overhaul could be finished by this fall aren’t realistic, according to the builder’s attorney. Michael Edney, a partner at Norton Rose Fulbright, which represents ...
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Republicans challenging the constitutionality of the pro-Democratic redrawing of a Maryland congressional district have told the U.S. Supreme Court their claim differs significantly from a case pending before the justices, which asks if Wisconsin’s GOP lawmakers drew legislative districts so ...Read More »
ANNAPOLIS — A statue of the U.S. Supreme Court justice who wrote the 1857 Dred Scott decision that upheld slavery and denied citizenship to African Americans was removed from the grounds of the Maryland State House early Friday morning. The ...Read More »
The leader of Maryland's Senate criticized Gov. Larry Hogan for holding an email vote to remove the statue of Roger Brooke Taney and in the same letter defended the legacy of the Supreme Court chief justice who authored the Dred Scott decision.Read More »
OCEAN CITY — Maryland’s fledgling medical cannabis industry could open the door to entrepreneurs who would cater to highly regulated growers processors and dispensers, according to the chair of the Department of Business Management at Anne Arundel County Community College. ...
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