Maryland lawmakers will either have to raise property taxes by 56 percent over the next five years, or take away $1.1 billion from classrooms, police, and other core state services to cover record state borrowing, budget analysts said Friday. The...
A Pennsylvania-based gaming company has beat out the owner of the Orioles and a Bethesda-based developer to take over the bankrupt harness racing track in southern Prince George's County. Penn National beat out Orioles owner Peter Angelos and developer and...
A Feb. 8 hearing has been set on one of the most high-profile issues before the Maryland General Assembly this year: legalizing marriage between same-sex couples.
Flanked by state and Anne Arundel County leaders, developers of a planned slots casino broke ground Thursday in a parking lot of an outlet mall that is expected to become Maryland's most lucrative gambling destination.
A Republican state senator in Maryland will miss a significant portion of the 90-day legislative session because he has been activated for an Air National Guard training mission in Georgia.
The bipartisanship bug has infected the Washington-area congressional delegation, as local lawmakers are scrambling to find seatmates from across the aisle for Tuesday night's State of the Union address.
Rep. C.A. "Dutch" Ruppersberger has been given the top Democratic slot on the Select Intelligence Committee, a key plum for the Maryland lawmaker and his district.
A new statewide poll finds Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley's job approval higher than it's ever been and includes some encouraging news for advocates of same-sex marriage.
A new wrinkle has emerged in Maryland's deliberations over resuming use of the death penalty: Word that the U.S. company that makes a drug used in lethal injections is halting its production.
Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley (D) formally unveiled a legislative package Monday that contained few surprises, is fairly modest in scope and seeks to bolster the administration's job-creation efforts and "green energy" credentials.
Prince George's County's new exec Rushern L. Baker III will be among the guests in the House visitors' gallery Tuesday night at President Obama's State of the Union Address.