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Cyber-Campaigning in Maryland

Cyber-Campaigning in Maryland

Who said using technology was a trend just for millennials? Maryland politicians are jumping on the Internet bandwagon these days to announce their candidacies.

Organ Donor Expansion Bill Aims to Save Lives

Organ Donor Expansion Bill Aims to Save Lives

Montgomery County State Senator Cheryl Kagan is sponsoring a bill to expand when and where Marylanders can sign up to be an organ donor.

Edwards’ Entrance Stirs Waters in Maryland Senate Race

Edwards’ Entrance Stirs Waters in Maryland Senate Race

Rep. Donna Edwards’ entrance into the Maryland Senate race signals the start of a potentially bruising primary season as Edwards and Rep. Chris Van Hollen begin the fight for endorsements and money.

Maryland’s Women’s Caucus Welcomes First Male Legislators

Maryland’s Women’s Caucus Welcomes First Male Legislators

For the first time in its 43 year history, the Women Legislators of Maryland Caucus has male legislators seated around the table.

Van Hollen to Run for Senate

Van Hollen to Run for Senate

Rep. Chris Van Hollen told supporters in an email Wednesday that he would be running to fill retiring Sen. Barbara Mikulski’s seat in 2016.

Hogan’s Budget Bill Maintains Governor’s Funding Priorities

Hogan’s Budget Bill Maintains Governor’s Funding Priorities

Gov. Larry Hogan's Budget Reconciliation and Financing Act of 2015, a bill that includes 32 pages of various funding initiatives -- on spending, tax, and mandate cuts, as well as fund transfers -- had its first hearing Tuesday.

Maryland Attorney General Promotes Whistleblower Bill

Maryland Attorney General Promotes Whistleblower Bill

Maryland's Attorney General says he has a bipartisan solution to recoup some of the state’s large budget deficit: crack down on fraud.

Next Year’s Election For Mikulski’s Seat Is A Potential ‘Land Rush’

Next Year’s Election For Mikulski’s Seat Is A Potential ‘Land Rush’

Politicians across the state are gearing up to run for Sen. Barbara Mikulski's seat after her retirement announcement

Maryland Representatives Respond to Netanyahu Speech

Maryland Representatives Respond to Netanyahu Speech

Three members of the Maryland congressional delegation agreed with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu about the importance of the American-Israeli alliance after Netanyahu’s address to a joint meeting of Congress.

Van Hollen Bill Would Promote Cleaner Environment,  Provide Grants to Citizens

Van Hollen Bill Would Promote Cleaner Environment, Provide Grants to Citizens

Rep. Chris Van Hollen, D-Kensington, has reintroduced legislation designed to curb pollution by reducing carbon emissions while providing grants to Americans to offset higher energy costs.