Maryland Gov. Wes Moore speaks during an interview with The Associated Press in Annapolis on March 16, 2023. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
May 15, 2023

Moore signs bills aimed at helping veterans

Maryland Gov. Wes Moore signed legislation to help veterans, including tax relief on retirement income.

May 15, 2023

AI presents political peril for 2024 with threat to mislead voters

Artificial intelligence experts and political scientists say new AI programs will have significant implications for next year's elections.

State Sen. Clarence Lam, a Maryland Democrat who is a physician at Johns Hopkins, speaks during a news conference about a package of health care legislation on Jan. 31, 2023, in Annapolis. Lam has expressed concern about how well the state will be able get health insurance for up to 80,000 people in Maryland who are now on Medicaid but may not be eligible this spring. (AP Photo/Brian Witte)
May 12, 2023

Audit finds delays, lack of oversight in state procurement upgrades under Hogan

A new audit revealed various deficiencies in the Maryland Office of State Procurement under former Gov. Larry Hogan.

Philip Jefferson speaks during the Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee confirmation hearing on Feb. 3, 2022, in Washington. President Joe Biden nominated Jefferson, a member of the Federal Reserve’s Board of Governors, to serve as vice chair of the board. (Ken Cedeno/Pool via AP, File)
May 12, 2023

Biden taps new Fed vice chair, first Hispanic member of Fed board

President Joe Biden has nominated Philip Jefferson, a member of the Federal Reserve's Board of Governors, to serve as vice chair of the board.

Del. Joseline Peña-Melnyk, a Democrat who chairs the Maryland House and Government Operations Committee, speaks at a news conference on May 11, 2023, in Annapolis in front of the Maryland State House. Maryland officials are reminding state residents that Medicaid renewal is no longer automatic as it was during the COVID-19 pandemic, and recipients need to reapply. Maryland Health Secretary Laura Herrera Scott is seated right. (AP Photo/Brian Witte)
May 12, 2023

Md. officials urge Medicaid recipients to renew coverage as requirement renewed

The federal government is reinstating a requirement that existed before the COVID-19 pandemic for states to verify Medicaid eligibility.

Gov. Wes Moore and Lt. Gov. Aruna Miller. (Photo by Michael Charles/Capital News Service)
May 11, 2023

Will Moore be first governor in more than a century to not veto a bill?

It remains a question whether Gov. Wes Moore will become the first Maryland governor in more than 100 years to not veto a single bill.

May 11, 2023

EPA proposes 1st limits on greenhouse gas emissions from power plants

The Biden administration proposed new limits on greenhouse gas emissions from coal- and gas-fired power plants.

May 10, 2023

With March Madness over, sports betting revenues dip

Sports betting contributed about $3.9 million to Maryland public schools in April, less than in March but still the state’s second-highest monthly revenue total since regulated sports wagering began in December 2021, according to a news release Wednesday.

New graduates line up before the start of a community college commencement in East Rutherford, N.J., May 17, 2018. A federal judge in St. Louis on Thursday, Oct. 20, 2022, dismissed an effort by six Republican-led states to block the Biden administration's plan to forgive student loan debt for tens of millions of Americans. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
May 10, 2023

What to know about the $42B in student loan forgiveness approved for public service workers

The U.S. has approved more than $42 billion in federal student loan debt forgiveness as part of a program aimed at getting more people to work in public service jobs.

May 9, 2023

Alsobrooks joins field of Md. Democrats seeking U.S. Senate seat in 2024

Prince George’s County Executive Angela Alsobrooks on Tuesday joined the Democratic field to succeed longtime U.S. Sen. Ben Cardin, who last week said he wouldn’t seek reelection in 2024.

May 8, 2023

Hogan’s environment agency was underfunded and underperformed, experts say

Funding cuts and staffing shortages at the Maryland Department of the Environment over the past decade have coincided with a decline in the state’s ecological health.

A briefcase of a census taker is seen as she knocks on the door of a residence, Aug. 11, 2020, in Winter Park, Florida. (AP Photo/John Raoux, file)
May 8, 2023

Simulation suggests 2020 census missed fifth of noncitizens

New results from a U.S. Census Bureau simulation suggests a significant number of noncitizens were missed in the 2020 census.

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