Maryland session opens with calls for bipartisanship — and bickering

Maryland session opens with calls for bipartisanship — and bickering

Gov. Larry Hogan and Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller Jr. show signs of collaboration; House Speaker Michael E. Busch says he will focus on Democratic goals.

Ex-Maryland delegate pleads guilty to bribery; probe ongoing

Ex-Maryland delegate pleads guilty to bribery; probe ongoing

A former Maryland delegate and county councilman has pleaded guilty to federal charges for taking bribes, federal prosecutors announced Tuesday, and the U.S. attorney said “more than one legislator” now in office remain under investigation — casting a cloud over the Maryland General Assembly just ahead of its annual 90-day legislative session.

Don’t ban fracking in Maryland

Don’t ban fracking in Maryland

But aside from that issue, the legislature has a better environmental plan that the governor.

Ex-Maryland delegate pleads guilty to bribery; probe ongoing

Ex-Maryland delegate pleads guilty to bribery; probe ongoing

A former Maryland delegate and county councilman has pleaded guilty to federal charges for taking bribes, federal prosecutors announced Tuesday, and the U.S. attorney said “more than one legislator” now in office remain under investigation — casting a cloud over the Maryland General Assembly just ahead of its annual 90-day legislative session.

First a senator resigned. Then he rescinded. What that means for Maryland Democrats.

First a senator resigned. Then he rescinded. What that means for Maryland Democrats.

The unusual move by longtime state Sen. Ulysses Currie is latest evidence of dissent among Maryland Democrats.

Maryland Legislative Black Caucus wants to have more impact in 2017

Maryland Legislative Black Caucus wants to have more impact in 2017

Under new leadership and with an influx of young members, the caucus says it will push hard for its agenda.

Open up Maryland’s political appointment process

Open up Maryland’s political appointment process

The current system favors those with strong ties to political parties.

Don’t bring the noise

Don’t bring the noise

Merriweather’s neighbors are unhappy with increased sound.

Md. lawmaker behind medical pot law says he regrets not disclosing business ties

Md. lawmaker behind medical pot law says he regrets not disclosing business ties

Del. Dan Morhaim tells Baltimore Sun he wishes he disclosed role “in hindsight.”

Maryland takes one step forward and one step back against opioids

Maryland takes one step forward and one step back against opioids

Better controls to fight “doctor shopping” are great, but legislators also caved to the medical lobby.