Marijuana legalization proposed in Maryland Legislature

A bill essentially legalizing recreational use of cannabis in Maryland would be an important step toward addressing social equity and racial injustices, advocates said.

Briana Urbina’s pitch to Maryland’s 5th Congressional District: go younger

BOWIE, Maryland – Briana Urbina and her campaign staff marched through rows of two-story homes with red brick and vinyl siding exteriors as the sun inched closer to the horizon on an evening earlier this month. Red and brown leaves…

Maryland legislators disappointed with Trump’s State of the Union address

WASHINGTON – Maryland’s Democratic lawmakers were cold to President Donald Trump’s call for unity in Tuesday’s State of the Union, saying it failed to break any new ground. House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer, D-Mechanicsville, said he didn’t want to call…

Hogan wins backing of hundreds of former O’Malley donors, records show

ANNAPOLIS, Maryland — Hundreds of donors that contributed to Democrat Martin O’Malley between 2007 and 2011 are financially backing Republican Larry Hogan as he seeks a second term as Maryland’s governor, according to a Capital News Service analysis of campaign…

Congress Moving to Aid Prisoners with “Second Chance” in Society

This legislation reauthorizes and changes the distribution of grant funding to public and private programs aiding ex-prisoners allocated in the original bill passed in 2008.

Congress, Advocates Call for Post-Prison Job Reforms

Bipartisan group of lawmakers aims to help former inmates find federal work.