Officials with the Maryland Health Benefit Exchange are vowing to do a better job of responding to requests for documents after a review of a log tracking the requests revealed the agency has violated the law in more than three out of every 10 requests.Read More »
People who have attempted to access public records recently say they hope a government study that starts next month will make records more accessible.Read More »
The Maryland Public Information Act requires the state comptroller to provide a list of the “top 5,000 accounts” of abandoned properties to a businessman who, for a fee, helps reunite people with their lost goods, a Maryland appellate court has held.Read More »
The Maryland State Police has to release records of racial profiling complaints filed within the department, the state’s highest court held Thursday, though individual information must be erased from the documents.Read More »
Main Street business cut off On Main Street in Historic Ellicott City, business owners were reeling after a deadly train derailment around midnight on Tuesday left much of the area inaccessible to traffic — and their customers. Dozens of shops ...Read More »
Ramping up at Crossroads@95 Completion of the first wave of arrivals up the road at the Aberdeen Proving Ground is getting credit for renewed construction at and near the $1 billion mixed-use Baltimore Crossroads@95 community near White Marsh in Eastern ...
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ANNAPOLIS — A group of citizens last year, upset about a new law granting in-state tuition to some of the state’s illegal immigrants, was the first in 20 years to successfully petition a law to a statewide ballot. The referendum ...
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A Hyattsville man who claimed he was beaten by three Prince George’s police officers in 2008 has reached an out-of-court settlement of his $20 million federal civil rights lawsuit against the county. Cody Denard Beasley claimed he suffered permanent nerve ...Read More »
Finally someone has stepped forward with a plan to get a handle on the soaring cost of police misconduct in Baltimore and the underlying inadequacies in training that contribute to it. Now let’s hope that plan makes a difference. Six ...Read More »