Maryland gubernatorial candidate’s financial connections pose conflict problems

Capital News Service reviewed the ethics filings and financial disclosures of the leading Democratic candidates for governor and found that while some have holdings in individual companies, none of them has a portfolio matching Wes Moore’s for size and range, and few invest in individual companies.

Laura Neuman, the only female Democratic candidate for Maryland governor, leaves race, endorses Peter Franchot

Laura Neuman is the first to fall from the primary contest and shift support to another candidate.

Governor signs into law last bills for 2022 General Assembly

Maryland Republican Gov. Larry Hogan signed 79 bipartisan bills into law, capping his final legislative session in office.

Hogan, Democrats tout accomplishments on final day of legislative session

The Republican governor called the General Assembly the best of his two terms. Democrats declared victory, too, after overriding 10 vetoes from the governor in the past week to accomplish some of their priorities.

Maryland drivers criticize upcoming end to gas tax holiday

ANNAPOLIS — Maryland drivers will not get extended relief at the gas pump after Republican attempts to extend the state’s one month gas tax holiday through Memorial Day failed Thursday after House Democrats rejected the move. The average price of…

Maryland Democrats pass climate bill after years of setbacks

The bill, which aims to significantly curtail the state’s greenhouse gas emissions and sets it on a path for net zero emissions by 2045, cleared the legislature on a party-line vote.

Maryland lawmakers scramble to get climate bill to governor by Friday

The Maryland House of Delegates passed an amended version of landmark climate legislation Tuesday, setting legislators scrambling to get the bill to Republican Gov. Larry Hogan by Friday to allow time for a possible veto override.

Maryland becomes first state to lower gas prices with fuel tax moratorium

Maryland drivers got immediate relief at the pump on Feb. 18 when Republican Gov. Larry Hogan signed into law a 30-day gas tax moratorium.

Maryland legislators’ gas tax holiday awaits governor’s signature

The bill, which would stop the state’s nearly 37-cent fuel tax for a month, would go into effect immediately with the governor’s signature.

Lawmakers can’t guarantee benefits of Maryland gas tax holiday plan

Gov. Hogan believes gas station owners may pocket their savings instead of lowering prices enough for consumers. Some feel that 30 days is not enough time to level prices.