January 15th, 2015 | by Len Lazarick
In filling the three legislative vacancies he has created in building his new administration, Gov.-elect Larry Hogan said he'd like to see a more open nominating process used by the Republican central committees and more candidate names for him to fill the seats. Hogan told reporters: "We'd like to encourage them to make the process more transparent."
March 26th, 2013 | by Len Lazarick
Service fees for representation by teachers unions in over half of Maryland's counties would have to be negotiated under a bill that passed the House of Delegates last week and has a Senate hearing Tuesday. The fees would have to be paid by non-union members for bargaining and other services provided by the unions
February 22nd, 2013 | by Len Lazarick
Two bills trying to increase compliance with Open Meetings Act were approved by the Government Operations Subcommittee Thursday
February 18th, 2012 | by Len Lazarick
In this podcast by reporter Duane Keenan, we hear reactions to the passage of the same-sex marriage bill in the House of Delegates from legislators Luke Clippinger, Heather Mizeur, Pat McDonough, Justin Ready, Michael Smigiel and Speaker Michael Busch
January 17th, 2012 | by Len Lazarick
Duane Keenan attended Monday night's rallies and ceremonies around the State House honoring the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr
March 24th, 2011 | by Len Lazarick
The full House of Delegates gave preliminary approval Wednesday night to an overall state budget of $34 billion for fiscal 2012, 2.8% higher than this year. After nearly 4½ hours of debate, the budget as passed by the House Appropriations Committee emerged unscathed. The House rejected a series of 14 amendments to cut the budget with various components of the Republican budget proposal or to add pieces of failed bills.