Featured, Money & Power

Maya Rockeymoore Cummings Jumps into Maryland Governor Race

0 Written by: | Thursday, Oct 12, 2017 9:51am

Still via Global Policy Solutions/YouTube

Maya Rockeymoore Cummings announced her candidacy for the 2018 Maryland gubernatorial race on Thursday. Read More →

Featured, Money & Power

Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz is Running for Governor

0 Written by: | Monday, Sep 18, 2017 9:28am

Photo from April, via Kevin Kamenetz/Twitter

Baltimore County’s top elected officeholder ended months of speculation today, officially announcing a run for the governor’s office.

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Featured, Money & Power

Councilman Scott, Sen. Ferguson Blocked from Hogan’s Meeting on Baltimore Crime

0 Written by: | Tuesday, Aug 29, 2017 2:01pm

Councilman Brandon Scott left) and Sen. Bill Ferguson wait outside in the rain. Photo via Sen. Bill Ferguson/Twitter.

Gov. Larry Hogan called a meeting in the city today about what can be done to address Baltimore’s ballooning violent crime problem. Unfortunately, he appears to have excluded two prominent local elected officials, both of whom have major stakes in addressing the issue.

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Money & Power

Krish Vignarajah, Michelle Obama’s Former Policy Director, Joins Md. Governor’s Race

0 Written by: | Wednesday, Aug 09, 2017 4:51pm

Photo via Krish for Maryland

Another Democrat has joined the contest to unseat Gov. Larry Hogan in next year’s gubernatorial election. This one brings White House policy experience and her background as a high-achieving first-generation American to the table.

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Featured, Lifeline

Maryland Sees Record Jump in Overdose Deaths in 2016

0 Written by: | Friday, Jun 09, 2017 10:18am

Graph via Department of Mental Health and Hygiene

The numbers are in. Maryland’s opioid epidemic is worsening at a faster rate than ever.

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Featured, Lifeline, Money & Power

Rally Planned Outside State House to Tell Hogan to Protect Bay Funding, Join Climate Alliance

0 Written by: | Wednesday, Jun 07, 2017 11:39am

Photo by Kevin Galens – Flickr

Tomorrow afternoon, Gov. Larry Hogan will sit down with other Chesapeake Bay region governors and environmental officials to discuss how to protect the bay moving forward. Right outside, Maryland leaders and environmentalists are planning to rally to demand that Hogan push back against the president’s agenda that could harm the endangered estuary.

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Featured, Money & Power

Former NAACP Chief Ben Jealous Joins 2018 Race for Maryland Governor

0 Written by: | Wednesday, May 31, 2017 9:13am

Photo by Gage Skidmore, via Wikimedia Commons

Ex-NAACP president Ben Jealous is set to announce his candidacy today for the Maryland governor’s office, becoming the second official candidate in what promises to be a crowded field of Democratic contenders challenging Republican Gov. Larry Hogan.

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Lifeline

BaltimoreLink’s Rollout Brings Two Weeks of Free Public Transit in Baltimore

1 Written by: | Wednesday, May 24, 2017 4:07pm

Photo via MTA

In an effort to get butts in the seats and show off its expanding, revitalized city bus system, the state is offering two weeks of free bus, light rail and Metro rides in Baltimore starting June 18.

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All-Star Design Team Selected to Study Expansion of Baltimore Convention Center, Replacement of Royal Farms Arena; Scope of State Center Study Increased

0 Written by: | Wednesday, May 03, 2017 2:20pm

The Baltimore Convention Center in the Inner Harbor.

State officials have picked a team of top designers to study the possibility of expanding the Baltimore Convention Center and replacing Royal Farms Arena downtown, and have broadened the scope of a separate study regarding the future of State Center.

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Larry Hogan is the Country’s Second-Most Popular Governor, Survey Says

0 Written by: | Wednesday, Apr 12, 2017 5:05pm

Photo via Gov. Larry Hogan/Twitter

A new poll places Maryland’s governor near the top of a list of the United States’ most popular governors.

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