Moore signs bills aimed at helping veterans
Maryland Gov. Wes Moore signed legislation to help veterans, including tax relief on retirement income.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.