A Maryland board approved the initial investment for what is expected to be a $34 million restoration project on the historic Maryland State House.
Support is growing on a four-member panel to remove a plaque from Maryland’s Capitol that honors the Civil War’s Union and Confederate soldiers from the state and once showed a Confederate flag that has been covered over.
State workers in Maryland are demanding Gov. Larry Hogan's administration provide better working conditions, including pay and staffing increases.
ANNAPOLIS — A statue of the U.S. Supreme Court justice who wrote the 1857 Dred Scott decision that upheld slavery and denied citizenship to African Americans was removed from the grounds of the Maryland State House early Friday morning. The statue of Roger B. Taney was lifted away by a crane at about 2 a.m. […]
The leader of Maryland's Senate criticized Gov. Larry Hogan for holding an email vote to remove the statue of Roger Brooke Taney and in the same letter defended the legacy of the Supreme Court chief justice who authored the Dred Scott decision.
The panel that oversees the State House and its grounds has voted to remove the statue of the chief justice of the Supreme Court who authored the Dred Scott decision.
ANNAPOLIS— A student activist is calling for a statue of Harriet Tubman to be added to the grounds of the Maryland State House. The Washington Post reports that University of Maryland student Colin Byrd thinks his push for the Tubman statue will be able to gather momentum after the Treasury Department decided to put the […]
ANNAPOLIS — Gov. Larry Hogan says the Maryland State House was saved from a lightning strike “by a 208-year-old original Ben Franklin lightning rod.” The nation’s oldest State House was hit by lightning Friday evening, triggering a sprinkler system in its historic dome. Fire officials say there was no smoke or fire in the building […]
ANNAPOLIS — Legislation moving through Annapolis could put a statue of Supreme Court Chief Justice Roger Brooke Taney, a Maryland native known for writing the pro-slavery Dred Scott opinion, in jeopardy. Monuments from the Civil War with ties to slavery and the Confederacy have been an increasingly controversial matter throughout Maryland in the past year. […]
ANNAPOLIS — The Maryland State House is being decorated with Christmas trees representing all 24 of the state’s jurisdictions. Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan’s office says garden clubs from around the state are delivering and decorating a Christmas tree from their city or county. The office says the governor, his wife and the lieutenant governor are […]
The results of nearly $8 million in renovations will be on view with the reopening of the Old Senate Chamber, the old Senate Committee Room and the stairwell room.
A change in how State House credentials are issued has not resulted in the rejection of applications from bloggers and other non-traditional media sources.