Franchot, NAACP: lack of air conditioning in Balt. Co. schools a civil rights issue

The Maryland comptroller and an NAACP official say a disproportionate number of poor students are suffering without air conditioning, and are calling on the federal government to investigate Baltimore County schools for what they say are civil rights violations.

Population without health insurance is decreasing more slowly in Maryland than U.S. average

Almost every state saw the percentage of residents without health insurance decrease between 2014 and 2015, in part because of the expansion of coverage under the Affordable Care Act

Does Maryland’s wealth explain the success of Olympians like Michael Phelps or Katie Ledecky?

Why did so many Olympic stars hail from Maryland? It might be because Maryland is one of the nation’s wealthiest states. And training for the Olympics is not cheap.

At Some P.G. County Metro Stations, Majority of Nighttime Riders are Below Poverty Line

Metro leaders are considering cutting late night operating hours that could disproportionately affect people below the poverty line.

D.C. Metro Considers Nighttime Service Cutbacks that Could Disproportionately Affect Poor

Metro is set to hold hearings next month on a plan to cut its hours of operation that, as a CNS analysis finds that closing Metro early would have a greater impact on poorer communities.