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Edwards Raised $335,000 in First Three Weeks of Campaign

Edwards Raised $335,000 in First Three Weeks of Campaign

Rep. Donna Edwards raised $335,000 in the first 21 days of her campaign for the U.S. Senate, utilizing the national progressive groups that have endorsed her.

Aerial Watch

Aerial Watch

Army Launches Mass Surveillance JLENS Aerostat

Attorney General’s Report on Same-Sex Marriage Calls Bans Hateful

Attorney General’s Report on Same-Sex Marriage Calls Bans Hateful

State bans on same-sex marriage are founded on “hate, prejudice, ignorance, fear or moral disapproval,” according to a report released Thursday by Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh.

150th Anniversary of Lincoln’s Assassination Draws Large Crowd

150th Anniversary of Lincoln’s Assassination Draws Large Crowd

The death of Abraham Lincoln was commemorated by the National Park Service at exactly 7:22a Wednesday morning, 150 years after the country’s 16th president was assassinated while watching a play at Ford’s Theater in Washington.

A Look At What Passed The Maryland Legislature And What Didn’t

A Look At What Passed The Maryland Legislature And What Didn’t

The Maryland General Assembly proposed 2,248 pieces of legislation during the 2015 legislative session. More than 650 bills made it to the governor’s desk, of which Hogan signed 121 into law Tuesday morning.

Maryland Lawmakers, Governor End Session With Mixed Priorities

Maryland Lawmakers, Governor End Session With Mixed Priorities

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan signed 121 bills into law Tuesday morning.

Mikulski Urges Congress To Pass Paycheck Fairness Act

Mikulski Urges Congress To Pass Paycheck Fairness Act

Sen. Barbara Mikulski urged her colleagues Tuesday to make equal pay for equal work not just a dream but a reality on Equal Pay Day 2015.

Maryland Legislature Passes State Budget, But Some Spending Uncertainty Remains

Maryland Legislature Passes State Budget, But Some Spending Uncertainty Remains

The Maryland General Assembly passed the state’s $40.7 billion budget.

Laughs and Lawmaking on Maryland House Floor Tuesday

Laughs and Lawmaking on Maryland House Floor Tuesday

Maryland state delegates took part in playful April Fool’s Day fun on the House floor Tuesday, but also passed bills on subjects far from light.

Hogan Once Again Grills University System Over Construction

Hogan Once Again Grills University System Over Construction

For the second consecutive meeting, the Board of Public Works on Wednesday criticized the University System of Maryland for vague and confusing language in requests for additional construction funding totaling more than $29 million, but eventually voted to approve the projects.