Maryland delegate says man yelled 'Heil Hitler' at her
TOWSON — A Jewish Maryland state legislator says a man yelled "Heil Hitler" at her while she was campaigning.
Md. high court orders that Schrader, Peters be paid
The state’s highest court ruled Thursday that the Maryland General Assembly ran afoul of the state constitution when it passed budget language barring Gov. Larry Hogan from reappointing and paying two Cabinet secretaries. The Court of Appeals, in a 4-3 decision, ruled that Dennis R. Schrader and Wendi Peters, the former secretaries of the Departments ...
Supreme Court online sales tax ruling could means millions for Maryland
Maryland could soon begin to collect sales taxes from online purchases. It’s just a question of when and how much could be collected. State officials are scrambling for answers. A spokesman for Comptroller Peter Franchot referred reporters to a statement on Facebook but said the state’s top tax collector is seeking advice from the Office ...
Maryland OKs $375K in seafood marketing amid labor crisis
The Maryland Board of Public Works has granted $375,000 to a state seafood marketing campaign to help promote its labor-short crab industry.
Frosh, brushing off GOP critics, says anti-Trump suits protect Marylanders
Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh on Wednesday defended as apolitical efforts to protect Marylanders his office’s legal challenges to President Trump’s restrictions on immigration from majority-Muslim countries, the marketing of the president’s Washington hotel and his administration’s rollback of regulations designed to protect the environment. “We stand up for important public policies,” Frosh said at ...
Governors pull National Guard over immigration policy
ANNAPOLIS — The governors of multiple East Coast states have announced that they will not deploy National Guard resources near the U.S.-Mexico border, a largely symbolic but politically significant rejection of the Trump administration’s “zero-tolerance” immigration policy that has resulted in children being separated from their families. Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan, a Republican, announced Tuesday ...
Hogan among governors backing coverage for pre-existing conditions
A bipartisan group of governors is speaking out against a Trump administration decision that could narrow access to health insurance benefits for those with pre-existing conditions. Republican Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan, GOP Ohio Gov. John Kasich, Democratic Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper and the governors of Alaska, Pennsylvania, Nevada, North Carolina, Montana and Washington issued a ...
Md. reinsurance application has several key dates ahead
The Maryland Health Benefit Exchange hopes the state’s reinsurance waiver application will gain approval by the end of August, officials said at the exchange’s monthly board meeting Monday. Over the next couple of months, Maryland will see several milestone dates, including a key report from health care actuarial firm Wakely as the state moves to create ...
Maryland Democratic primary has 2 black candidates leading
With two leading candidates who have a shot at becoming Maryland's first black governor, the crowded Democratic gubernatorial primary reflects the state's changing demographics and the party's efforts to harness the energy of an increasingly diverse electorate around the country.
Early voting begins for Maryland primary
Voting sites open Thursday across the state at about 80 different locations. They are open from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. through next Thursday.