Bill to study effects of acidification in bay passes

The General Assembly passed a bill this week that would create a task force to evaluate effects of acidification in the Chesapeake Bay and other state waters and make recommendations on how to address the issue.

Retroactive Health Care Insurance Bill Gains Final Approval

Measure allowing retroactive enrollment in state’s high-risk insurance ‘safety net’ awaits Gov. Martin O’Malley’s signature.

Gov. O’Malley Says Inclusive Policies Are Best for Maryland Economy

Inclusive policies like the Dream Act, which provides in-state tuition for some undocumented immigrants, are key to building a successful economy in Maryland, Gov. Martin O’Malley said Thursday at the Center for American Progress, a progressive advocacy group.

State Lawmakers, Officials to Discuss Maryland Health Connection Glitches

Only 1,121 Marylanders enrolled in Obamacare plans in first two weeks.

Fact Check: Martin O’Malley vs. Rick Perry

Texas Gov. Rick Perry visited Maryland last week after launching radio and TV ads celebrating his state’s business acumen and criticizing Maryland and Gov. Martin O’Malley, sparking a televised debate between the two leaders.

President Calls Health Care a Right, Says Republicans Worried Obamacare Will Succeed

Days before a key provision of his health care law takes effect, President Barack Obama told an audience in Prince George’s County Thursday that affordable health care in the United States is a right and not a privilege and called on Maryland to help spread the word about the Affordable Care Act.

Texas Gov. Rick Perry Lures Businesses From Maryland, Takes Shots at O’Malley

Texas Gov. Rick Perry criticizes Maryland for high taxes on businesses and families in a new radio ad.

Maryland Democrats Gather at M&T Bank Stadium For Election Night Celebration

Sen. Cardin hosts victory party after beating out two challengers.

Marylanders Speak Out at DNC

Four Marylanders took center stage at the Democratic National Convention by virtue of the state’s strong Democratic presence. Relive their speeches with this interactive graphic.

Democratic Convention Roll Call Evokes Strong Emotions

States nominate President Barack Obama as Democratic candidate Wednesday night.