ANNAPOLIS — The Maryland Department of Natural Resources has banned two men from fishing for striped bass for life after they were convicted in a poaching scheme. The department said in a news release Monday that Michael Hayden Jr. and ...Read More »
OCEAN CITY — Maryland’s incorporated subdivisions could be at a crossroads with their individual fates decided, in part, on how each chooses to redevelop and revitalize their respective downtown main street areas. That was the message delivered by Parris N. ...Read More »
ANNAPOLIS — Maryland’s minimum wage and the state’s gas tax are going up. Here’s a look at some new laws that take effect Friday: MINIMUM WAGE Maryland’s minimum wage will rise from $8.25 to $8.75. It’s the latest bump scheduled ...Read More »
In the decade since being elected comptroller, Peter Franchot has built a reputation as a former delegate and Takoma Park liberal turned fiscal conservative, an independent voice on the Board of Public Works and a more-than-occasional thorn in the side ...
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As the makeup of Maryland’s population shifts, the leadership of its cities and towns are changing to reflect that growing diversity. So when the Maryland Municipal League convenes its annual convention on Sunday in Ocean City with representatives attending from ...
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ANNAPOLIS — A Maryland lawmaker is taking part in a discussion about state efforts to boost retirement savings. Del. Bill Frick will take part in the discussion, which is being sponsored by The Pew Charitable Trusts. Experts and lawmakers from ...Read More »
ANNAPOLIS — Maryland will consider revising its proposed regulations for the natural gas drilling known as hydraulic fracturing in an effort to add safeguards for public health and the environment, a state agency announced Wednesday. The Maryland Department of the ...
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Gov. Larry Hogan’s announcement last week that he would not vote for presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump raised eyebrows from members of his party and questions about how it might affect his re-election chances. Did Hogan, in rejecting Trump, ...Read More »
ANNAPOLIS — A spokesman for former Maryland Rep. Helen Bentley says she has entered hospice care. Joseph Schrack, a family spokesman, confirmed Wednesday that the 92-year-old Republican is receiving hospice care at her home in Baltimore County. He says Bentley ...Read More »
ANNAPOLIS — A panel reviewing Maryland’s process for awarding state contracts is scheduled to meet. The Commission to Modernize State Procurement is set to meet Wednesday in Annapolis. The commission is chaired by Lt. Gov. Boyd Rutherford. The bipartisan panel ...Read More »