Refund fraud on the rise: More Marylanders becoming victims of tax-ID theft

Tax fraud identity theft is on the rise in Maryland and across the country. For some, the crime is a nuisance. For others, it causes economic hardship.

Maryland comptroller proposes legislation to help curb income tax fraud

The Maryland comptroller’s office proposed legislation Tuesday that would assist enforcement and increase penalties for fraudulent filers.

Gov. Hogan requests State Dept. pause Syrian resettlements in Maryland 

There have been 38 Syrian refugees resettled in Maryland since Jan. 1, 2014

State employees request more pay, hold rallies across Maryland

State employees rallied across Maryland to pressure the governor’s administration during their current contract negotiations.

Cybersecurity council begins work to curb risks to utilities, agencies in Maryland

In its first meeting, the group, with stakeholders from the public and private sectors, outlined goals to minimize cyber risks.

Commission calls for independent panel to redistrict Maryland

A Maryland commission sent recommendations to Gov. Larry Hogan to remediate both congressional and legislative voting districts.

One year after election, Hogan focusing on keeping campaign promises

Governor has cut bridge, road tolls and some agency fees

From history to haunted: Past events, lore can become today’s ghost stories

Sites of unfortunate accidents can turn into lore as tales are passed down through communities becoming modern ghost stories.

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.

Legislative ethics committee works to create criteria for recognizing caucuses

Latino caucus, formed within the last year, is under consideration for staff and funding from the General Assembly.