Maryland officials join opposition to seismic tests in the ocean

WASHINGTON — Maryland officials have joined a host of congressmen in opposing the Trump administration’s plan to start underwater seismic testing along the Atlantic coast, operations that could lead to increased domestic production of oil and gas, but also could…

Hundreds gather in Annapolis to honor Michael Busch

ANNAPOLIS, Maryland — Politicians, dignitaries and the general public gathered Monday afternoon at the Maryland State House to pay their respects to the late House Speaker Michael Busch.

Remembering Michael Busch, Maryland’s longtime House Speaker

On Sunday, Michael Busch passed away. He was 72. Busch spent over three decades in the Maryland House of Delegates, and 16 years as the Speaker. He was a mentor to both sides of the aisle, a staple of Maryland politics, and a friend to many. As the general assembly wrapped up, everyone’s hearts were with the late Speaker.

Maryland lawmakers close out 2019 session, honor Speaker Michael Busch

Maryland lawmakers worked through bills and meetings to close the 2019 state legislative session on Sine Die, despite the somber mood set by Speaker Michael Busch’s death.

Assembly’s final day tempered by mourning of Speaker Busch

On a day normally marked by last-minute legislative squabbles and compromises, balloons and confetti, Maryland lawmakers and the governor tempered their politics to mourn a beloved leader.

Halting human trafficking requires public to “see the unseen”

WALDORF, Maryland – Bringing a halt to human trafficking needs help from the public, which must learn to “see the unseen,” an anti-trafficking advocate recently told church members here.   Civilian training is the first step, said Rebecca McDonald, founder…

Franchot condemns consultant firm examining UMMS dealings

Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot condemned the independent consulting firm tasked with reviewing business dealings between the University of Maryland Medical System and multiple members of its board, including Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh.

Supreme Court hears arguments in Maryland gerrymandering case

Maryland’s gerrymandering case, involving the state’s Sixth Congressional District, that’s been making its way through the courts for several years landed before the U-S Supreme Court on Tuesday.

Maryland House of Delegates overrides Hogan veto of school start date bill

One day after the Maryland Senate voted to override Gov. Larry Hogan’s veto of a bill that would give power to school districts to determine the start of the school year, the House of Delegates voted Friday to override the measure as well.

Md. legislators vote to override Gov. Hogan’s bill vetoes

One day after Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan, R, vetoed three bills on $15 minimum wage, school districts setting their own calendars and stripping alcohol and tobacco regulation from the state comptroller, the Maryland General Assembly fought back to override him Thursday.

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