Maryland bill would restrict what foods may be labeled ‘meat,’ as artificial substitutes become more common

ANNAPOLIS, Md. —  Foods made of animal tissues cultured from cells outside of the original animal, plants and insects could not be labeled “meat” in Maryland under a Republican-backed bill in the Maryland General Assembly. Senate bill 188 is sponsored…

Volunteers march in third annual Annapolis Women’s Unity March

On March 1, 2019, Eve Hurwitz, President of March on Maryland, led the third annual Annapolis Women’s Unity March through the streets of Annapolis, Maryland. Along with Eve, Meera Lynn Devotta and Sumayyah Mordecai are just two of the many that shared their stories with the crowd, hoping to inspire others.

In Maryland, advocates educate immigrants about the census

There won’t be a citizenship question on the 2020 census, but immigrants are still afraid of sharing information with the government. In Maryland, immigrant-advocates are knocking on doors to tell residents why the census matters.

Maryland water systems found to contain worrying levels of nitrate, arsenic and other chemicals, according to Environmental Working Group

Tap water at the majority of Maryland utilities, or public water systems, had levels of contaminants that exceeded health guidelines established by the Environmental Working Group (EWG), a non-profit focused on environmental health issues.  According to EWG’s 2019 update, predominant…

Photo Gallery: Rep. Elijah Cummings on Capitol Hill
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Cold War’s Radio Free Europe Now Beacon of Independent News: Its Reporters Killed, Assaulted, Imprisoned, Even by U.S. Allies

Created by the CIA during the Cold War, Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty has evolved into a standard bearer of independent journalism in Europe and Central Asia.

Maryland voters to decide on two statewide ballot questions

One amendment would require the governor to budget commercial gaming revenues for supplemental public education funding, and the other would allow same-day voter registration on Election Day.