Maryland Politics



Incoming Gov. Wes Moore picked Laura Herrera Scott to oversee public health in Maryland. Here's what she wants to tackle.

Maryland Gov. Wes Moore (D) this week dropped nine bills he wants lawmakers to pass, including targeted tax cuts and automatic minimum wage hikes.

Maryland lawmakers unveiled a bill to set up the legal cannabis market. They see it as a vehicle for social equity. That part is complicated.

Moore called for Maryland residents to consider how they can be of services.

Changing the workweek standard has been floated for decades. But it has been discussed with more frequency as companies confront pandemic-related stress.

Maryland Gov. Wes Moore (D), an Army veteran, proposes that retired veterans should get a state income tax break, and members of the National Guard should get free health and dental care.

Former Metro general manager Paul J. Wiedefeld is one of the most high-profile figures to be nominated by Gov. Wes Moore (D), who took office a week ago and has been assembling his Cabinet.

Former Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan is leaving office as an unusually popular GOP governor of a blue state, leaving behind a legacy of pragmatism and infrastructure wins.

The rollout showed how — and how fast — the political newcomer plans to deploy the state’s resources in service of an ambitious agenda.

The actions by Moore on Thursday marked a shift in tone in Annapolis.

The project will create 195 affordable homes for households making 30 to 70 percent of the area median income.

Wes Moore became Maryland's 63rd governor on Wednesday.

Here's what the first two Black men elected governor in the United States are thinking as Maryland Gov.-elect Wes Moore takes office.

For many Black voters in Maryland who helped lift Wes Moore to victory, this moment — as he prepares to take his oath — is one of pride, and great expectations.

Brooke Lierman replaces longtime comptroller Peter Franchot as part of a history-making ticket in Maryland.

Aruna Miller sees serendipity in a journey to elective office she describes as improbable.

Wes Moore chose to honor family, history in boundary-breaking moment for Maryland.

With Glenn Ivey’s election to Congress, the Iveys have completed a rare trifecta: a family of elected officials at every level of government, each representing Prince George’s County, Md.

Lawmakers convene in Annapolis on Wednesday to launch a 90-day session with bigger Democratic supermajorities in both chambers.

Abortion rights, a new marijuana industry and gun control are top issues the General Assembly will tackle in the next 90 days.

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