Maryland gubernatorial candidate’s financial connections pose conflict problems

Capital News Service reviewed the ethics filings and financial disclosures of the leading Democratic candidates for governor and found that while some have holdings in individual companies, none of them has a portfolio matching Wes Moore’s for size and range, and few invest in individual companies.

Laura Neuman, the only female Democratic candidate for Maryland governor, leaves race, endorses Peter Franchot

Laura Neuman is the first to fall from the primary contest and shift support to another candidate.

Maryland lawmakers scramble to get climate bill to governor by Friday

The Maryland House of Delegates passed an amended version of landmark climate legislation Tuesday, setting legislators scrambling to get the bill to Republican Gov. Larry Hogan by Friday to allow time for a possible veto override.

Millions in out-of-state donations help fuel high-profile Maryland Democratic governor candidates

Reports show a clear divide between figures with a national profile and those rooted primarily in Maryland.

Candidates declare for 2022 statewide races in Maryland

With less than a year to go before the 2022 election, candidates have declared they are running for governor, attorney general and comptroller.

Legal sports betting further delayed in Maryland

The state’s Sports Wagering Applicant Review Commission on Wednesday delayed its decision on awarding sports betting licenses, weeks after Gov. Larry Hogan urged the commission to more quickly launch the state’s newly legalized sports gambling industry.

New Immigrant Affairs office to connect resource centers

A new Governor’s Office for Immigrant Affairs is tasked with connecting immigrant advocacy resources across the state to those in need, and Maryland’s nonprofits and high-ranking officials have thrown in their support — and expectations.

Education reform panel resists Hogan’s diversity request

The current nominees for the seven members of the education reform panel do not represent Latino communities, the Eastern Shore, Western Maryland or any other rural jurisdictions. Gov. Larry Hogan’s request to reopen the application process to more accurately reflect the student population has not been addressed yet.

Maryland governor would lose parole veto powers under bill

A bill that would remove the governor from the parole process is on a bumpy path through the Maryland Legislature, as both chambers have different versions of the bill that must be hammered out in just a few days.

Board of Public Works approves settlement for McNair family

After a two-year-long process, a family will be awarded a $3.5 million settlement from Maryland after their son, Jordan McNair, died during a university football practice.