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Mills, Environmentalists Debate Energy Subsidies For Black Liquor

Mills, Environmentalists Debate Energy Subsidies For Black Liquor

Environmentalists will seek to free up state funds for renewable energy resources by excluding “black liquor” from the list of renewable energy sources eligible for state subsidies, after an effort to do so failed this year.

D.C. Drivers Fuel Ridesharing Competition With Creativity

D.C. Drivers Fuel Ridesharing Competition With Creativity

The giant stuffed pink moustache affixed to the front of Elizabeth Croydon’s silver Mazda Tribute isn’t just for decoration. It means she’s a driver for Lyft, one of the half-dozen ridesharing companies competing for passengers in Washington, D.C.

Goats to Serve as Eco-Friendly Landscapers Around the State

Goats to Serve as Eco-Friendly Landscapers Around the State

Have you herd? Goats will soon be making their way through Maryland, as property owners trade machinery for hungry, four-legged landscapers.

Brewpubs and Beer Drinkers Could Benefit From Recent Legislative Measure

Brewpubs and Beer Drinkers Could Benefit From Recent Legislative Measure

Legislative measures awaiting Gov. Martin O'Malley's approval could allow microbreweries to bottle and sell their beer for customers to take home.

Maryland State Agencies Threatened by Cyberattacks

Maryland State Agencies Threatened by Cyberattacks

Incident reports acquired via Maryland Public Information Act request show that at least six cyber attacks have hit state agencies since early 2013.

Amidst 34th Year of Minor League Baseball, Suns Are Going Down in Hagerstown

Amidst 34th Year of Minor League Baseball, Suns Are Going Down in Hagerstown

The city of Hagerstown has a history of baseball stretching back nearly a century. But it's looking like there may not be a second 100 years.

Gubernatorial Candidates Divided On How To Adjust or Cut State Taxes

Gubernatorial Candidates Divided On How To Adjust or Cut State Taxes

All seven major gubernatorial candidates are taking a stance on one of Maryland’s hot-button issues: taxes. They propose adjustments or cuts to both corporate and personal income taxes, and two GOP candidates favor eliminating personal income taxes altogether

Tax Reform and Green Energy Take Forefront in Candidates’ Economic Platforms

Tax Reform and Green Energy Take Forefront in Candidates’ Economic Platforms

From shrinking the corporate income tax to creating a chicken-litter-to-fuel facility, Maryland's candidates for governor have strikingly different plans to make the state a better place to do business.

Bill to study effects of acidification in bay passes

Bill to study effects of acidification in bay passes

The General Assembly passed a bill this week that would create a task force to evaluate effects of acidification in the Chesapeake Bay and other state waters and make recommendations on how to address the issue.

Same-Sex Marriage: One Year Later

Same-Sex Marriage: One Year Later

With the passage of Question 6 a little over a year ago, gay marriage was legalized in Maryland. But what is the state of gay marriage now?