2017

Annapolis native with Down syndrome enjoys lobbying, working

By HANNAH KLARNER Capital News Service ANNAPOLIS, Maryland — Madelyn Monzo doesn’t spend her paychecks — she’s saving them to take her father to Walt Disney World. The 24-year-old Annapolis native works in a discount store — her third job…

Spring semester 2017 highlights

CNS recaps cnsmaryland.org’s most visited stories this spring semester.

Celebrate Arbor Day!

Arbor Day was started in the state of Nebraska in 1854 by Julius Sterling Morton. Nationally Arbor Day is celebrated on the last Friday in April.  

Planes, trains and automobiles: the best transportation stories from 2017

Those living in the Washington, D.C. area are likely no stranger to following: getting stuck in a long line at Reagan National Airport; getting stuck on a metro train; getting stuck in traffic on the Beltway. Often times, just traveling around the D.C.…

Rounding up a herd of top animal stories

CNS takes a look at the spring semester’s most popular animal-related stories on cnsmaryland.org, based on pageviews.

The data doesn’t lie – top 8 data visualization stories of 2017

Our CNS team rounded up the top eight stories from the Data Lab in 2017.

Marylanders file #taxday struggles and triumphs on Twitter

It’s #taxday! Marylanders tell of tax troubles and triumphs on Twitter.

Ready, set, file! Tax Day is April 18

Tax Day is April 18 – three days later than usual. Have you filed yet?

Trump, corruption, state finances color legislative session

Democrats during the 2017 Maryland General Assembly session made concerted efforts to preempt policies from the Trump administration and the Republican-controlled Congress.

Maryland lawmakers share their post-session plans

COLLEGE PARK, Maryland — After three months of legislating, the 2017 Maryland General Assembly session ended Monday at midnight. The end of the session is formally known as “Sine Die,” which is Latin for “without day.” Basically, it means “no scheduled follow-up.”  And…