WASHINGTON — The House approved legislation Monday giving the go-ahead for a new safety watchdog for the passenger rail system serving commuters and visitors in and around the nation’s capital. After a series of critical lapses, the Obama administration directed ...Read More »
SILVER SPRING — Metro’s largest union and Congressman Jamie Raskin are giving away $10 Metro cards to riders. Raskin will join Metro workers Tuesday morning to give away 1,000 SmarTrip cards at the Silver Spring Metro station. It’s the first ...Read More »
WASHINGTON — As next Friday’s presidential inauguration of Donald J. Trump draws closer, speculation over who won’t be in attendance has become as much a talking point as the event itself, with more than 50 members of Congress already saying they’ll ...Read More »
The legalization of recreational marijuana is coming to Maryland but probably not this year or any time soon, according to Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller.
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Sen. Robert A. Garagiola, the Maryland Senate's majority leader since 2011, plans to resign from elected office on Sept. 1, according to a press release sent by his office.Read More »
A pair of Montgomery County senators are planning to join a colleague in the House of Delegates in supporting a moratorium on a controversial drilling technique used to extract natural gas. Sen. Jamin B. “Jamie” Raskin and Sen. Brian E. ...
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Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee Chair Brian E. Frosh, D-Montgomery, said Thursday he is seriously contemplating a run to succeed Douglas F. Gansler as attorney general in 2014.Read More »