Maryland’s changing faces often are from other countries

SILVER SPRING, Maryland – Christina Getrich has lived in Maryland for most of her life and has witnessed the state’s changing demographics over time. A large number of Salvadoran immigrants began settling in Montgomery County when she was younger, said…

Republican Party Schism Dominates Convention Talk After Cruz Fails to Endorse Trump

While Republican vice presidential nominee Mike Pence was the headliner of the third night of the GOP convention, U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz’s refusal to endorse Donald Trump consumed the day-after conversations among the delegates from Maryland — and every other state.

Maryland GOP Senate Candidate Backs Trump, But Skips His Convention

Gov. Larry Hogan isn’t the only high-profile Maryland Republican to take a rain check on the GOP’s national convention.

State’s ongoing island reclamation project troubles nearby property owner

The project’s third phase will affect the owner of a nearby island.

Board of Public Works approves $5.6 billion Purple Line Light Rail Agreement

The Purple Line is expected to be in service by 2022

Freedom of Speech, Press, Open Meetings Legislation Proposed in Maryland

Committee scheduled to hear testimony on high school newspaper censorship.

Senate Committee Considers a Later First Day of School, Additional Testing Regulations

A roundup of Wednesday’s Senate education committee hearing.

House Committee Hears Debate Over End of Life Option Act

If passed, Maryland’s law would make it the fifth state to allow terminally ill patients the option to end their own lives.

Franchot discusses prevention of tax fraud, identity theft

Thousands of Marylanders have suffered from tax fraud or identity theft, totaling millions of dollars.

Hogan Announces Commission to Improve Procurement System

Executive order, electronic tax returns among topics discussed at Maryland Board of Public Works meeting