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.

Supreme Court hears arguments in Maryland gerrymandering case

Maryland’s gerrymandering case, involving the state’s Sixth Congressional District, that’s been making its way through the courts for several years landed before the U-S Supreme Court on Tuesday.

Local officials team up to push for hike in state’s minimum wage

Several county executives and the mayor of Baltimore joined together on Thursday to urge the legislature and Governor to support an effort to increase the statewide minimum wage to $15. Governor Larry Hogan says he’s open to the conversation but isn’t convinced it’s needed because of concerns of the impact it would have on some businesses. 

Governor Larry Hogan sworn in for second term

For the first time since 1955 Maryland Larry Hogan on Wednesday became the first Republican to be sworn in for back-to-back terms as governor.

Inauguration attendees express optimism for Gov. Larry Hogan’s second term

For the first time since 1955 Maryland Larry Hogan on Wednesday became the first Republican to be sworn in for back-to-back terms as governor. Hogan called on state lawmakers to “repudiate the debilitating politics practiced….down the road in Washington where insults substitute for debate, recriminations for negotiation, and gridlock for compromise.” Hogan says he wants to keep reaching across the aisle and set and example for the rest of the nation.

Campaign events for Hogan and Jealous show different strategies

In the months leading up to the election, Jealous has made several stops at the University of Maryland, while Hogan has appeared at a number of parades.

Jealous’ Facebook audience smaller, more active than Hogan’s

Capital News Service analyzed data from Larry Hogan and Ben Jealous’ Facebook campaign pages from June 26 through Sept. 24.

Hogan and Jealous square off in lone debate

Maryland’s Republican Gov. Larry Hogan and his Democratic challenger, Ben Jealous, on Monday painted starkly different portraits of both each other and the direction they would take the state in the lone debate of the 2018 Maryland governor’s race.

Maryland workgroup seeks to help offenders re-enter society

By Eleanor Mueller Capital News Service ANNAPOLIS, Maryland — Those convicted of a crime in Maryland may soon find it easier to integrate into society, should the state adopt recommendations reviewed by a workgroup in the state capital on Tuesday.…

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