Few incidents of voter intimidation or harassment reported in Md.

Poll worker Alice Machinist, of Newton, Mass., right, wears a mask and shield out of concern for the coronavirus while assisting a voter, left, with a ballot during early in-person general election voting, Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2020, at the Newton Free Library, in Newton, Mass. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

ANNAPOLIS — An election hotline and email account dedicated to receive complaints of voter intimidation and harassment in Maryland during the 2020 presidential election received few reports. Capital News Service through a Public Information Act request obtained records of 27 ...

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Hogan named co-chair of bipartisan No Labels group


Gov. Larry Hogan Tuesday was named co-chair of No Labels, a bipartisan governing coalition capable of solving America’s toughest problems. Hogan, a Republican, will join No Labels founding chairman Joe Lieberman, a Democrat, as an essential voice for the No ...

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Electoral College makes it official: Biden won, Trump lost

President-elect Joe Biden speaks after the Electoral College formally elected him as president, Monday, Dec. 14, 2020, at The Queen theater in Wilmington, Del. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

WASHINGTON — The Electoral College decisively confirmed Joe Biden on Monday as the nation’s next president, ratifying his November victory in an authoritative state-by-state repudiation of President Donald Trump’s refusal to concede he had lost. The presidential electors gave Biden ...

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Michigan GOP lawmaker punished for not denouncing violence

A Republican lawmaker was disciplined Monday for not denouncing potential violence at the Michigan Capitol before Democratic presidential electors were to meet to vote for Joe Biden, who defeated President Donald Trump in the swing state.

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Maryland’s 10 electors officially vote for Biden

Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden speaks to supporters, early Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2020, in Wilmington, Del.  (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

ANNAPOLIS — Maryland’s electors cast their 10 votes for president on Monday for Democrat Joe Biden, who won Maryland’s popular vote in November. The electors gathered in the Maryland State House to announce their vote and formalize it by signing ...

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Lawmakers eye changes to police ‘bill of rights,’ cite need for oversight

Police officers receive ‘extra due process’ under LEOBR, says Sen. William C. ‘Will’ Smith Jr., chair of the Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee and a proponent of changing he law to permit greater public oversight. (The Daily Record/File Photo)

The General Assembly appears poised this coming session to sharply alter – if not outright repeal – a 46-year-old law governing how police departments discipline wayward officers, amid criticism that the procedures are too protective of them and largely shielded ...

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Md. revenue projections show continued improvement

"I urge anyone who interprets these updated projections to approach these figures with the utmost caution," says Secretary of Budget and Management David Brinkley. (The Daily Record / Bryan P. Sears)

Maryland’s fiscal outlook, once considered dire at the start of the coronavirus pandemic, continues to improve, according to one key revenue forecast. The latest projections issued Friday by the state Board of Revenue Estimates show a revenue picture for the ...

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