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Former Gov. Harry Hughes Reflects on Life Beyond Politics

Former Gov. Harry Hughes Reflects on Life Beyond Politics

"It was eight years of honest government" under Harry Hughes, said former Gov. Parris Glendening.

Maryland Attorney General Doug Gansler Issues University Sexual Misconduct Report

Maryland Attorney General Doug Gansler Issues University Sexual Misconduct Report

Maryland's top lawyer presents a plan of action saying it's time to step up awareness about the problem of sexual assault on college campuses around the state of Maryland.

Marion Barry St.: Locals Petition to Rename H Street, Benning Road

Marion Barry St.: Locals Petition to Rename H Street, Benning Road

He was known as Washington, D.C.'s "mayor for life," but he was no stranger to controversy. Even as three days of memorial observances get underway, two brothers are working to honor the late Marion Barry with the renaming of a local street in his honor.

State Debates Folding Tax Credit For ‘House of Cards,’ Other Productions

State Debates Folding Tax Credit For ‘House of Cards,’ Other Productions

Maryland has provided $62.5 million in film tax credits since 2012, but a new report estimates that the state gets only a meager 10-cent return on each dollar spent.

Maryland Democrats Debating Where to Go Next

Maryland Democrats Debating Where to Go Next

Maryland Democrats, looking to rebound from the upset victory of Republican Larry Hogan over Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown, are debating whether to treat the loss as a brief hiccup in the blue state’s politics or as a sign of more serious voter discontent.

Who Funds Maryland Lawmakers?

Who Funds Maryland Lawmakers?

Members of Congress from Maryland draw funds from industries interested in the topics they work on.

Md. Senators Mikulski and Cardin Vote Against Keystone Pipeline

Md. Senators Mikulski and Cardin Vote Against Keystone Pipeline

Senators Barbara Mikulski and Ben Cardin joined 37 other Democrats and two independents in opposition to a bill authorizing construction of the 1,700-mile Keystone pipeline.

Hogan Begins Transition Team with Democrat at Head of Budget and Tax Policy

Hogan Begins Transition Team with Democrat at Head of Budget and Tax Policy

Gov.-elect Larry J. Hogan Jr. has named Robert Neall, a former Republican-turned-Democrat, to his transition team as head of budget and taxation.

Governor-elect Larry Hogan Begins ‘Thank You’ Tour

Governor-elect Larry Hogan Begins ‘Thank You’ Tour

Governor-Elect Larry Hogan kicks off his "Thank You" Tour with a stop in St. Mary's County.