Maryland mourns late Senate President Emeritus Mike Miller

Thomas V. Mike Miller, Jr., the longest-serving state Senate president in U.S. history and titan of Maryland politics for decades, lay in state Friday at the State House in Annapolis. As a longtime Prince George’s County “political godfather,” members of the Clinton, Maryland, community who paid their respects Thursday during an escort detail remembered Miller for his endlessly kind heart, constant generosity and endearing presence.

Hogan vetoes cut to board’s school-construction oversight

ANNAPOLIS, Maryland — Republican Gov. Larry Hogan on Wednesday vetoed a bill that would strip the state’s Board of Public Works of its power to oversee school construction funding, and was particularly aimed to take power away from Comptroller Peter…

Hogan’s legislative priorities go to committee

ANNAPOLIS, Maryland — Lawmakers this week began hearing testimony and debating several key pieces of Gov. Larry Hogan’s legislative agenda, including his proposed repeal of the Maryland Open Transportation Investment Decision Act of 2016. The act, which Hogan calls “the…

GOP senators walk out over resolution to fight Trump orders

ANNAPOLIS, Maryland — Republican senators walked out of the Maryland Senate during debate over a resolution introduced by Democrats that would direct state Attorney General Brian Frosh to challenge federal actions that cause harm to Marylanders. Republicans tried to secure…

Commission works to remediate gerrymandering in Maryland

Governor Larry Hogan’s Redistricting Reform Commission is recommending the formation of an independent group to improve Maryland’s voting districts.

Dueling ‘Rain Tax’ Bills From Hogan, Miller Still Require Funding from Local Governments

Whether the “rain tax” is repealed, reformed or has the word “fee” dropped from its name, the federal mandate to clean up stormwater runoff in Maryland is here to stay.