Seven individuals challenging Maryland’s 6th Congressional District as unconstitutional are asking a federal court to overturn the state’s voting map or block officials from using it in the 2018 election. John Benisek, a resident of Williamsport, and other residents allege ...Read More »
Maryland Department of Transportation Secretary Pete K. Rahn has ordered a halt to much of the work on the $5.6 billion Purple Line light rail route. The decision came a day after U.S. District Court Judge Richard Leon’s ruling to study ridership ...Read More »
Former NAACP president Ben Jealous announced Wednesday that he’s running for governor of Maryland as a progressive Democrat, and in doing so he repeatedly tried to link popular incumbent Republican Gov. Larry Hogan to President Donald Trump. Jealous, who is ...
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ANNAPOLIS — Maryland officials say they’ve begun their efforts to combat mosquitoes for the summer. Agriculture Secretary Joe Bartenfelder said in a statement Tuesday that the “Zika virus continues to be a major public health concern” in the state and ...Read More »
Supporters of requiring businesses with 15 or more employees to provide five paid sick days criticized Gov. Larry Hogan for his veto, suggesting that his actions were hypocritical and out of touch with the working poor. Legislators and members of the ...Read More »
Baltimore is getting two weeks of free bus, light rail and subway rides in June. The Maryland Department of Transportation Maryland Transit Administration is offering the rides from June 18 through June 30. The free rides are part of the ...Read More »
Baltimore’s mayor says she wants to explore removing the city’s Confederate monuments, “following in the footsteps of New Orleans.” Mayor Catherine Pugh tells The Baltimore Sun that the “city does want to remove” the monuments, and could save money by ...Read More »