Residents say overnight Purple Line tunneling ruins sleep
Maryland Transit Administration officials say they will not prohibit overnight excavation for the Purple Line, despite complaints from residents.
Jealous asks convicted lobbyist for help, contradicting ethics reform proposal
Ben Jealous placed nearly a half-dozen calls to a lobbyist convicted of mail fraud asking for help on his campaign — an action that contradicts the ethics reform proposal the Maryland Democratic gubernatorial nominee released Wednesday. Gerard Evans, who was convicted of mail fraud 18 years ago, Wednesday released audio of one voice mail left ...
Maryland's Jealous would broaden gun-control, oppose Trump
Democrat Ben Jealous said Tuesday that if he were elected governor over a popular Republican incumbent he would support broadening a new Maryland gun-control law to restrict firearms access to people found to be a risk to themselves or others.
Voter registration deadline nears in Maryland
The deadline to register to vote in Maryland is near.
Md. court dismisses Exelon challenge on water quality plan
A Baltimore City Circuit Court judge has dismissed a challenge by Exelon to the water quality certification issued by a Maryland agency in the proposed relicensing of the Conowingo Dam. A spokesperson for the utility said it was still fighting the issue in federal court. “Exelon Generation shares the state of Maryland’s commitment to restoring ...
Md. agency spokeswoman sues after demotion for comment about Jealous
A state employee is asking a federal judge to stop the Department of Natural Resources from punishing her after she referred to a leading candidate for governor as an “a–clown” on social media. Candus Thomson, a spokeswoman for the Maryland Natural Resources Police, was demoted last month from her position after making a critical comment ...
Jealous says Hogan picking on his speech impediment
Maryland’s Democratic nominee for governor is accusing Gov. Larry Hogan of bullying after the incumbent Republican released a video of verbal gaffes Ben Jealous attributed to his lifelong struggle with stuttering. The comments come a day after Hogan released a video late Monday in which Jealous said he would be the next governor of Virginia. ...
Looking back, Leana Wen wishes she'd pushed Md. harder for funds
Baltimore City Health Commissioner Dr. Leana Wen will leave her post this week, one whirlwind month after announcing she would become the new national president of Planned Parenthood. At Planned Parenthood Wen will travel the nation in support of the organization’s mission of providing sexual health care and preserving access for women to abortion services. ...
Kopp warns of deferred maintenance crisis for Md. facilities
ANNAPOLIS — Maryland officials could face a multibillion-dollar crisis when it comes to maintaining its buildings and other facilities. That’s the concern raised Wednesday by Treasurer Nancy Kopp during a meeting of the Board of Public Works. Kopp said the total of deferred maintenance requests is as much as $3.5 billion. “At some point this ...
Obama endorses Ben Jealous for governor of Maryland
Barack Obama has endorsed Ben Jealous for governor of Maryland.