Bill Would Ban Electronic Cigarettes Indoors in Public

Smoking electronic cigarettes would be banned indoors in public places as part of Maryland’s Clean Indoor Air Act under a bill Delegate Aruna Miller, D-Montgomery, presented Wednesday at a hearing of the House Economic Matters Committee.

Franchot Visits Baltimore City School, Says He Will Advocate for Replacement Building

Comptroller Peter Franchot assured staff and students at Graceland Park-O’Donnell Heights Elementary School and the city’s school board that he will push for the funding of a replacement school as he toured the building Friday morning.

Hogan, Franchot Share Concerns Over Procurement, School Maintenance at Governor’s First Public Works Meeting

At his first Board of Public Works meeting, Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan found an ally in Comptroller Peter Franchot, who supported the governor’s increased focus on school maintenance over replacement, and reforming the state’s contract-award process.

Gov. Hogan Says Western Maryland Will be Priority

Gov. Larry Hogan on Friday morning told a coalition from Allegany and Garrett counties that he will put the needs of Western Maryland at the top of his priority list.

With New Faces in State Government Come New Sandwich Names at Chick and Ruth’s

When Republican Gov. Larry Hogan was sworn in Wednesday, he brought with him promises of bipartisanship in government — and at lunch.

O’Malley Wistful, Aware of History While Presenting Restoration Progress of Old Senate Chamber

Outgoing Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley expressed gratitude and a sentiment for history Friday morning as he presented the restoration progress of the Old Senate Chamber in the Maryland State House in Annapolis.