Gov. Martin O’Malley, the former mayor of Baltimore, mixed a little pigskin and politics Tuesday in advance of the Sunday’s playoff game between the Houston Texans and his hometown Ravens. Governors and mayors from the states and cities from which ...Read More »
Maryland’s Democratic congressional delegation sounded many of the same themes at the party’s annual pre-General Assembly session pep rally. They spoke of investments in the future, the state’s strength in education and all that’s at stake in the 2012 election. ...Read More »
ANNAPOLIS – Gov. Martin O’Malley called for nearly $372 million to build and upgrade Maryland schools on Tuesday but said he has not finished a plan that is expected to seek more money to spend on transportation. O’Malley has said ...Read More »
Maryland’s top legislative leaders agree the state needs to spend more on transportation projects but they’re not willing to go along with the proposed 15-cent gasoline tax hike over three years. “I think that’s too much,” said Senate President Thomas ...Read More »
Gambling is shaping up to be one of the most interesting debates of the 2012 legislative session in Maryland and, underscoring the need that many in the General Assembly feel to approve table games, it’s going to be a big ...
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Every four years, Baltimore City hogs the Election Day spotlight in Maryland by default. A alliance of community groups wants to change that. The Baltimore Election Change Coalition will kick off its campaign Monday to sync the city’s election calendar with ...Read More »
Gov. Martin O’Malley will take another stab at sparking development of a wind energy farm off Maryland’s coast this year with a new spin on last year’s proposal. O’Malley made offshore wind the centerpiece of his energy agenda in 2011 ...Read More »
With many long-simmering issues likely to come to a boil this year, lawmakers face a legislative session that will be dominated by Maryland’s lingering fiscal woes and an agenda full of unfinished business from years past. The budget deficit stands ...
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Netflix, the online movie and television service, has tapped Maryland as the backdrop for its first-ever venture into original dramatic programming, state film officials announced Thursday. “House of Cards” will star Academy Award-winning actor Kevin Spacey and its pilot will ...Read More »
ANNAPOLIS — Gov. Martin O’Malley will press for greater infrastructure spending in this year to continue job growth that he said stacks up well against Maryland’s neighbors’. The state lost some 140,000 jobs during the Great Recession, a contraction of ...Read More »