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Maryland Legislature overrides two of Gov. Hogan’s vetoes

  ANNAPOLIS, Maryland — The Maryland Senate on Friday, following the state House one day earlier, overrode two vetoes by Republican Gov. Larry Hogan, including one that would require some businesses to provide paid sick leave for employees. Under the…

More than a Mascot: High schools drop Redskins mascot

While the debate over changing the name of the Washington Redskins has subsided, high schools across the country have continued to drop the controversial mascot, Capital News Service found.

Revised plan underway for new FBI site, raising hopes in Maryland – again

WASHINGTON — After planning that began in the George W. Bush administration, officials from Maryland at the national and state level are cautiously optimistic the latest push for a new FBI complex located outside the District of Columbia will come…

Maryland board approves 10 properties for city, campus revitalization

ANNAPOLIS, Maryland — Maryland’s Board of Public Works approved the surplus of 10 University of Maryland properties Wednesday for an ongoing community redevelopment project known as the Greater College Park Initiative.

Legislators weigh recommendations to expand Prekindergarten

ANNAPOLIS, Maryland — The state’s income threshold for families to qualify for free prekindergarten should be increased by more than 60 percent, a state workgroup told a legislative panel this week.

Critics oppose Trump mine agency pick from industry over safety issues

David Zatezalo, President Trump’s nominee to head the Mine Safety and Health Administration, had repeated safety violations at mines he managed as CEO of Rhino Resources, a coal company.

Baltimore’s arabbers keep history alive

BALTIMORE, Maryland — “The Last of the Mohicans” is how Donald Savoy III described the remaining handful of arabbers left in Baltimore on a sunny Wednesday, while watching a fellow horse-drawn cart vendor load up with fresh fruit and vegetables.…

Hogan signs budget, teacher retirement plans; Pugh visits

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan signed two bills on Friday, Baltimore mayor discusses veto of minimum wage increase, Maryland Senate urges Hogan to oppose Trump’s budget cuts.

As Trump touts regulation rollbacks, CNS analysis shows Maryland coal jobs didn’t evaporate under Obama

A CNS analysis of coal mining employment and production shows that the number of coal jobs fell sharply in Maryland well before President Obama got to office, and stayed relatively constant during Obama’s first term.

State lawmakers again consider legalization of marijuana

Supporters and opponents of legislation legalizing possession of up to two ounces of recreational marijuana were back in Annapolis to make their case before a state Senate committee.