Anti-gerrymandering activists in Maryland

Anti-gerrymandering activists in Maryland

The 3rd Congressional District covers a lot of territory, and one group ran, biked and boated much of it.

Pr. George’s statehouse candidate faces child sex charges

A roundup of news from across the Washington region.

Md. planning third Cumberland-area prison

The Maryland Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services is proposing a third state prison near Cumberland.

Maryland slowly expands some pre-kindergarten classes

Maryland slowly expands some pre-kindergarten classes

The state is spending $4.3 million to get more 4-year-olds into school, one step toward universal pre-k.

O’Malley’s reluctant embrace of Maryland’s casinos

O’Malley’s reluctant embrace of Maryland’s casinos

Opening of Horseshoe Casino last week illustrated O’Malley’s ambivalence at $800 million legacy.

Md. Senate president says he won’t add another committee

Md. Senate president says he won’t add another committee

Thomas V. Mike Miller Jr. said he had considered the move as a way to reward more senior members.

Hogan to call for tax break for retired Md. law enforcement officers

Hogan to call for tax break for retired Md. law enforcement officers

The Republican nominee for governor has said he wants to reduce as many taxes as possible.

Taxi solidarity surges as competition increases

Taxi solidarity surges as competition increases

The emergence of app-based ride services has galvanized cabbies and cab companies in a common fight.

Franchot to collect signatures to push back start of school

Franchot to collect signatures to push back start of school

Maryland’s comptroller has long wanted to delay the opening of public schools until after Labor Day.

Medicaid, streetcar are issues in N. Virginia legislative race

Medicaid, streetcar are issues in N. Virginia legislative race

A conservative Republican says he would give Arlington residents a seat at the majority table in Richmond.