Maryland Politics



In an interview, King focused on inequity and the chance to become the state’s first Black governor.

County Executive Angela D. Alsobrooks redirected the money in an effort to address long-standing disparities.

Maryland and Virginia strengthened oversight of police misconduct. The District is considering shifting tasks from officers to civilians.

Montgomery County Council member Craig Rice (D) once said anti-police activists were engaged in ‘crazy talk.’

Glassman has served two terms as Harford County executive.

Rutherford (R) has been a low-key, wonky partner to term-limited Gov. Larry Hogan (R).

The General Assembly advanced many liberal priorities during the session.

Police accountability, other long-stalled legislation also won passage in an equity-focused year.

Activists say Montgomery County is far from being on track to slash greenhouse gas emissions by 2027

Immigration, sports betting and climate change are among the measures awaiting action.

Democratic lawmakers override Hogan vetoes to create new officer discipline process, use-of-force policy.

Some community leaders worry about State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby’s approach.

The group will be led by Robert K. Hur, former U.S. attorney for the District of Maryland.

The former Prince George’s County executive performed poorly in the 2018 Democratic primary.

The bill is among several headed to the governor’s desk as the session draws closer to an end.

Legislature plans to override the veto before adjourning for Sine Die on Monday.

Sen. Obie Patterson, 83, says: “We’ve waited two or three generations for this day.”

One would remove the governor from parole decisions. The other would eliminate life without parole for juvenile offenders.

Friends and relatives grappled with the loss of Tommy Raskin, who died by suicide after years of depression.

A bill that would have allowed grocery stores to sell beer and wine in the county failed this year, but it launched a bigger conversation about health equity.

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