A Baltimore city councilman wants to hear from residents about what should be done with a vandalized 225-year-old monument to explorer Christopher Columbus. Someone took a sledge hammer to the 44-foot-tall obelisk in a city park in August, a week ...Read More »
Former Maryland Congresswoman Donna Edwards has announced she’s running for Prince George’s county executive. Edwards joins the list of candidates hoping to succeed incumbent County Executive Rushern Baker. Baker, who is term-limited, is running for governor. The Democratic race for the ...Read More »
The Trump administration issued a rule Friday that sharply limits the Affordable Care Act’s contraception coverage mandate, a move that could mean many American women would no longer have access to birth control free of charge. The new regulation, issued ...Read More »
CHESTERTOWN — Easing taxes on manufacturers and other businesses is critical to helping America remain competitive in an increasingly global economy, House Speaker Paul Ryan said Thursday during a visit to a century-old manufacturing business on Maryland’s Eastern Shore. Small ...Read More »
ANNAPOLIS — State regulators are looking for ways to thread the needle and allow out-of-state patients to access the state’s new medical cannabis program while not running afoul of federal laws that prohibit the drug from being transported across state lines. ...Read More »
Some school districts in Maryland are considering staying open on two Jewish holy days next September. A gubernatorial mandate requires the school year to begin after Labor Day and end by June 15. The Baltimore Sun reports that school districts ...Read More »
ANNAPOLIS — State transportation officials said they are taking more direct control of contracting within the Maryland Transit Administration after the discovery of dozens of contracts that lacked formal approval or instances in which vendors were paid for services for which ...
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ROCKVILLE — Montgomery County officials have approved funding to help authorities suppress gang activity. The council voted 9-0 on Tuesday for the supplemental appropriation. The Montgomery County Police Department will get nearly $597,000 for the effort. The state’s attorney’s office ...
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