Maryland Politics



Two Democrats are hoping to succeed retiring attorney general Brian E. Frosh.

The Supreme Court ruled on Thursday that a New York law requiring special circumstances to carry a gun in public was unconstitutional, which could impact states with similar laws, like Maryland.

The Democratic National Committee is expected to make a final decision this summer.

About 10,000 voters in Prince George's County received incorrect sample ballots ahead of July's primary elections.

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Wes Moore picked up support from state Senate President Bill Ferguson and U.S. Rep. Kweisi Mfume, two influential leaders in the voter-rich Baltimore region.

David Blair's self-funding left him with the largest campaign war chest in the weeks leading up to the primary election for Montgomery County executive.

Brace yourselves, Maryland voters. Candidates with cash on hand are headed for your mailboxes and airwaves.

Prince George's County was among those in the region hit hardest by job loss during the pandemic. Now the county has rebounded and is now looking toward its future.

In a hypercompetitive race with opponents raising millions and voters still largely disengaged, Baker is reevaluating whether he has enough support to make his second bid for the governor’s mansion viable.

Hogan pressed forward with adding a third span of the Bay Bridge across the Chesapeake, announcing Friday he would commit the state to a costly, five-year study to draw up plans for the project.

Maryland has ordered 65,400 doses of a pediatric vaccine that will be ready to distribute on June 20, as soon as it is granted federal approval. Deputy Health Secretary Jinlene Chan said at a news conference: "Maryland will have this important vaccine available for families right away.”

Sen. Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.) describes his recovery after suffering a stroke last month.

Even with the legislation passed, the name of Indian Head Highway — also called Maryland Route 210 — won’t actually be changed.

Eight candidates, all men, discussed crime, education and a gas tax holiday as perceived front-runners went on the attack.

The crowded and talented Democrat field for governor is so big, a prominent U.S. Senator joked "the ballot's gonna be longer than a CVS receipt." As the party tries to win back the deeply blue state after two-terms of Republican Gov. Larry Hogan, Democratic party chair warned members: "We have to choose wisely. We can not have another four years of Republican rule in this state."

Comptroller Peter Franchot's annual spoof to attract attention to unclaimed property sparked concerns he was marketing himself and his campaign for governor. The circular featuring Franchot will land at more than 360,000 homes statewide by the end of next week, prompting criticism that the publication, though legal, gives Franchot an unfair advantage.

The Prince George’s County Council adopted a $5 billion spending plan on Wednesday for the fiscal year beginning July 1 that boosts investments in education and public safety.

The lawsuit alleges that Polymer80 intentionally undermines federal and state firearms laws by designing, manufacturing and providing ghost gun kits and parts, which lack serial numbers to people who do not undergo background checks

City plans to file suit the day a new state law takes effect tightening restrictions on untraceable firearms.

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