Reporters expecting to cover the 2014 General Assembly session will have to submit to a criminal background check, under new rules issued by the governor's office and the Department of General Services. A draft of the guidelines obtained by The Daily Record state that all reporters currently holding press credentials through the state, even if they have not yet expired, will have to apply for the new badges.Read More »
Del. Luiz Simmons said he will run for state Senate rather than seek a fourth term in the Maryland House of Delegates.
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Douglas Gansler is calling on his fellow Democratic rivals for Maryland governor to sign a pledge to reject independent expenditures in the 2014 campaign.Read More »
Statewide, 73 percent of those surveyed earlier this month said they prefer redistricting to be done by an independent commission rather than by elected officials, according to a poll requested by the Greater Baltimore Committee.
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