Hatchery, DNR Officials Begin Releasing Fish in Maryland Waters

The Department of Natural Resources and the Albert Powell Fish Hatchery team up to stock nearly 300 locations with trout across the state of Maryland.

Baltimore Native & NASA Astronaut Reid Wiseman Gives Kids a Tour of Outer Space

Native Baltimorean and NASA astronaut Reid Wiseman returned to earth in November after six months aboard the international space station. He told the kids and visitors at the Maryland Science Center that he hopes they follow in his footsteps by obtaining a strong science background.

Gov. Larry Hogan Proposes Bill to Eliminate Veteran Income Tax

Gov. Larry Hogan announced a new bill that could eliminate income taxes for Maryland’s retired military veterans.

Hoyer Pleased with Maryland Health Exchange Numbers

Rep. Steny Hoyer expressed satisfaction with the number of people who have signed up for health insurance through the Maryland Health Benefit Exchange this year.

Maryland Health Connection Enrollment Drops Despite Efforts

The number of people who enrolled in health care plans this year through the Maryland Health Connection has dropped by 10.4 percent at this point, despite efforts to increase the number of insured including a larger call center staff, a streamlined website and more public knowledge of the program.

Annapolis Roundup: Feb. 12

The General Assembly debates SWAT teams, foster care, tanning beds and surrogates

‘Death with Dignity’ Bill Would Allow Terminally Ill Patients in Maryland to End Their Lives

Companion House and Senate bills were introduced this week

‘Augustine’ Commission Recommends New Secretary Position, Other Business-Friendly Measures

A state commission recommended Thursday that Maryland lawmakers create a Cabinet-level position to oversee state agencies connected to commerce and change the perception that Maryland is unfriendly to businesses.

Maryland Island, Once Diminished, Reconstructed with Dredged Material

A Chesapeake Bay island, once used as a presidential retreat but diminished to less than 5 acres by the 1980s, has been replenished with dredged material, creating wetlands that serve as a wildlife sanctuary.

Bill Would Ban Electronic Cigarettes Indoors in Public

Smoking electronic cigarettes would be banned indoors in public places as part of Maryland’s Clean Indoor Air Act under a bill Delegate Aruna Miller, D-Montgomery, presented Wednesday at a hearing of the House Economic Matters Committee.