Local non-profit making a difference for many Maryland classrooms

For many families in Maryland and across the country, making the decision between buying school supplies and purchasing food is a tough one. One local non-profit is trying to make that decision a little easier one pencil at a time.

Legislation seeks increase in education funding according to recommendations from the Kirwan Commission

Lawmakers urged the General Assembly to approve a funding plan based on the “Blueprint for Maryland’s Future.” The proposed legislation is an outgrowth of the work being done by the Kirwan commission which is looking at ways to improve Maryland’s school system and provide students with the resources to succeed in college and their careers.

Ex-offenders seek second chance in the workforce

ANNAPOLIS, Maryland — Those who have committed crimes often have a tough transition back into the workforce. On the national Day of Empathy, a group hit the halls in Annapolis to lobby lawmakers for the removal of questions regarding criminal…

Supporters say Clean Energy Jobs Act could bring thousands of clean energy jobs to Maryland

Montgomery County Senator Brian Feldman says legislation he’s sponsoring could bring as many as 20-thousand clean energy jobs to the state. The bill would require 50% of Maryland energy to be renewable by 2030 and reach 100% by 2040.

Doctor assisted suicide bill fails in state senate

A bill which would have allowed someone terminally ill to end their life with help from a doctor came up short in a key vote in the state Senate on Wednesday. The legislation, which had been approved by the House but heavily amended in a Senate committee, was defeated in a tie vote.

Terps’ loss to LSU one of March Madness’ best games this tournament

The Terrapins loss to LSU in the third round of NCAA March Madness was one of the most memorable games of the tournament thus far.

Enjoy these warm weather activities in Maryland

As the temperature increase, so does the desire to get outside and explore. Check out this fun and affordable Maryland activities and destinations!

Dining on free pancakes for a good cause

A College Park restaurant joined with others across the country in celebrating National Pancake Day on Tuesday by giving customers who dine in a free stack of buttermilk short stacks. Customers are then asked to consider making a donation to charities helping children battling serious illnesses.

Nationals fans turn in Bryce Harper shirts for a shot of goodwill

After seven seasons with the Washington Nationals, Bryce Harper has taken his bat and moved on to the Philadelphia Phillies with the biggest contract in baseball history. But one D-C business is offering fans a way to turn in their Harper swag and help others along the way.

Maryland voters maintain high approval of Hogan

Despite being in a largely Democratic state, Republican Governor Larry Hogan continues to get an overwhelming approval by Marylanders, according to the latest Gonzales Poll.