State lawmakers override Gov. Hogan’s education legislation veto

ANNAPOLIS, Maryland–Governor Hogan has followed through on a threat vetoing legislation approved by the legislature that restricts the state’s ability to get involved with under-performing schools.The bill, called the “PROTECT OUR SCHOOLS ACT,” It passed with comfortable margins in both…

Annual event provides overdue welcome home for Vietnam Vets

On March 30, 1973 the last U.S. troops left Vietnam and for most of the returning soldiers the return home was anything but welcoming. But for the third year in a row, the Hospice of the Chesapeake sponsored a special “welcome home” for hundreds of Vietnam Vets to provide the welcome back they didn’t get more than four decades ago.

Area women join in protesting Trump executive order

The Women’s March on Washington came just a day after Donald Trump was sworn into office. Two days after that he signed an executive order that critics say could impact women and their health care around the world. On Wednesday, they marched to the White House to make their voices heard.

ACA supporters prepare for possible changes in Obamacare

With President Trump making it clear in his speech to a joint session of Congress on Tuesday that he still intends to make changes in the Affordable Care Act, health advocates are teaming up with some Annapolis lawmakers to provide protection for Maryland residents should that happen.

ANIMAL WELFARE: Animal rights supporters turn out for Annapolis Humane Lobby Day

Supporters of animal rights from all over the state descended on the state capital to take part in Humane Lobby day. Their goal: to give animals, like man’s best friends, a voice.

Area restaurants close in support of immigrants

HYATTSVILLE, Md. — Busboys and Poets was among the the restaurants in the metro D.C. area that participated in a daylong national shutdown in observance of a “Day Without Immigrants” even though it meant a loss of tens of thousands…

Lawmakers react to Governor’s third State of the State

ANNAPOLIS– Governor Larry Hogan delivered his third annual State of the State address. He touched on a variety of topics from education to transportation, and highlighted the importance of bipartisanship in the upcoming year. Reactions of democrats varied from hopeful and critical.

Delaware welcomes home favorite son, former Vice President Joe Biden

WILMINGTON, Delaware–His time as Vice President having wrapped up in Washington, Delaware’s favorite son Joe Biden and wife Jill returned for a welcome home celebration.

METRO DISPARITIES: Proposed plan to study impact of projects postponed a month

WASHINGTON — The Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments met to discuss a proposed map that identifies areas throughout the region that have high populations of low income or minority groups. The goal of the proposal is to address transportation access…