August 20th, 2014 | by Maryland Reporter
Today's story talks to local sheriffs who oppose restrictions on Second Amendment rights. The article leads with Wicomico County, Md. Sheriff Michael Lewis and includes a strong video of Sheriff Lewis's view of guns on the Eastern Shore. There are also comments from Sen. Brian Frosh, the Democratic nominee for attorney general.
May 20th, 2014 | by Glynis Kazanjian
The infamous undecided voters of the June 24 primary election that are dominating media polls were a no-show at the first Democratic debate for state attorney general.
Frank Auditorium at the University of Maryland College Park had ample space, but almost all of the participants in attendance were supporters of the three candidates - Sen. Brian Frosh of Montgomery County, Del. Jon Cardin of Baltimore County and Del. Aisha Braveboy of Prince George's. Media made up the rest
May 18th, 2014 | by Glynis Kazanjian
The 2014 primary has a noteworthy number of high profile Jewish candidates running for statewide offices. Some are competing against each other, which could set off a secondary battle for candidates vying for the Jewish vote
May 6th, 2014 | by Barry Rascovar
There's no denying Del. Joseph F. Vallario, Jr. of Prince George's County is a stingy gatekeeper when it comes to loosening Maryland's civil and criminal laws. But to blame the defeat of liberalizing legislation solely on Vallario is a misreading of the inner workings of the Maryland General Assembly
February 24th, 2014 | by Len Lazarick
The filing deadline for state and county offices is tomorrow (Tuesday) at 9 p.m., and candidates are trying to make up their minds to jump in or jump out.
January 19th, 2014 | by Len Lazarick
Money can't buy you love, but in campaigns, it can buy you lots of other things: attention, status, respect, advertising, mailers, staff and headlines. The candidates with the most money don't always win. But they win most of the time since they often happen to be incumbents. An incumbent in any office with solid money in the bank, high name recognition and low negatives will win
January 9th, 2014 | by Len Lazarick
With the two longest serving presiding officers in Maryland history, the state Senate and House of Delegates, and a majority of their committees, are headed up by people in their 60s and 70s.
October 30th, 2013 | by Len Lazarick
Body scanners and phone wiretaps throughout Maryland’s prison system are the latest in a series of legislative proposals being considered by lawmakers trying to eliminate corruption in the state’s correctional facilities.
Other suggestions include polygraph tests for correctional officer applicants and mandatory minimum sentences for convicted contraband smugglers
October 25th, 2013 | by Len Lazarick
Here's a roundup of some campaign events from the past week.
October 11th, 2013 | by Len Lazarick
On the campaign trail: announcements, debate, endorsement and picknicking.