Annapolis

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Local garden clubs join in decorating the Maryland State House for the holidays

ANNAPOLIS – Garden clubs from around the state joined in decorating some two dozen Christmas trees inside the Maryland State House with themes honoring the 24 jurisdictions in Maryland. Each garden club was then presented with a certificate of appreciation…

Maryland U.S. House winners raise donations from across country

Two of Maryland’s recently re-elected Congressional candidates raised the majority of their individual contributions from out-of-state donors, with House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer, an incumbent representing the 5th District, garnering the largest proportion.

Maryland workgroup seeks to help offenders re-enter society

By Eleanor Mueller Capital News Service ANNAPOLIS, Maryland — Those convicted of a crime in Maryland may soon find it easier to integrate into society, should the state adopt recommendations reviewed by a workgroup in the state capital on Tuesday.…

In Maryland, efforts to streamline exonerations stymied

By Eleanor Mueller Capital News Service ANNAPOLIS, Maryland — Sabein Burgess wasted no time trying to prove his innocence. Convicted of first-degree murder and sentenced to life in June 1995, the then-24-year-old waited just 10 days after his trial before…

Gov. Larry Hogan Proposes Budget Cuts

ANNAPOLIS, Md.–Governor Hogan asks the state Board of Public Works to approve $82 million in cuts to reduce a projected $250 budget shortfall. The Board gave its unanimous approval.      

Opiates decline in Maryland prisons after cut from Medicaid list

ANNAPOLIS, Maryland — Since Suboxone film strips were removed from the Medicaid Preferred Drug List in July, the amount of the drug recovered in Maryland correctional facilities as contraband has decreased by 41 percent, according to Maryland’s Department of Public…

For Syrian refugee in Maryland, Nov. 8 looking bleak

ANNAPOLIS, Maryland — Mostafa Hassoun thought he would never be able to start living. Forced to leave his village outside the Syrian city of Latakia at 18 years old, the young man’s life was put on hold at the time…

Maryland board approves $82 million cut in state spending

ANNAPOLIS, Maryland — The Maryland Board of Public Works voted unanimously in favor of $82 million in cuts to state spending Wednesday in Annapolis. Republican Gov. Larry Hogan and Democratic board members Comptroller Peter Franchot and Treasurer Nancy Kopp agreed…

Maryland focuses on Zika, despite lack of cases

Mosquito season may be waning in Maryland, but Zika research here is in full force.

Hogan says Purple Line will turn Metro around

The Purple Line light rail will help fix Metro’s service issues by increasing ridership, Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan said in an interview at the Greater Bethesda Chamber of Commerce meeting Friday.