Latest Maryland State General Assembly News

‘Wildest place in Maryland’ under threat from biking trails

Aug. 28, 2022 09:10 AM EDT

FRIENDSVILLE, Md. (AP) — A proposal to expand a network of biking and hiking trails through western Maryland has triggered intense opposition among hikers, whitewater rafters and other outdoor enthusiasts who might otherwise cheer the idea. And that’s because the project —...

Senators seek help for seniors struggling with opioid use

Jul. 28, 2022 01:48 AM EDT

BANGOR, Maine (AP) — Senators from Maine and Maryland have proposed legislation they said would support older residents who are addicted to opioids. Republican Sen. Susan Collins of Maine and Democratic Sen. Ben Cardin of Maryland said Wednesday they've introduced a bill to address...

Maryland lawmaker charged with felony theft, other charges

Jul. 27, 2022 14:38 PM EDT

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A Maryland state legislator who recently lost his primary for reelection has been charged with felony theft and other charges related to the misuse of state funds, officials said Wednesday. Del. Richard Impallaria, a Republican, has been charged with multiple...

Author Wes Moore wins Democratic race for Maryland governor

Jul. 22, 2022 23:13 PM EDT

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Bestselling author Wes Moore won the Democratic primary for Maryland governor on Friday, setting up a general election contest against Republican Dan Cox, a hard-line conservative endorsed by former President Donald Trump. Moore, the author of the book “The...

Scott Collier wins Republican nomination for U.S. House in Maryland's 7th Congressional District.

Jul. 22, 2022 21:42 PM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Scott Collier wins Republican nomination for U.S. House in Maryland's 7th Congressional District.

Yuripzy Morgan wins Republican nomination for U.S. House in Maryland's 3rd Congressional District.

Jul. 22, 2022 17:16 PM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Yuripzy Morgan wins Republican nomination for U.S. House in Maryland's 3rd Congressional District.

Nicolee Ambrose wins Republican nomination for U.S. House in Maryland's 2nd Congressional District.

Jul. 22, 2022 17:00 PM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Nicolee Ambrose wins Republican nomination for U.S. House in Maryland's 2nd Congressional District.

Jeff Warner wins Republican nomination for U.S. House in Maryland's 4th Congressional District.

Jul. 21, 2022 09:16 AM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Jeff Warner wins Republican nomination for U.S. House in Maryland's 4th Congressional District.

Trump-backed Cox wins Md. governor primary over Hogan's pick

Jul. 20, 2022 05:11 AM EDT

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Dan Cox, a far-right state legislator endorsed by former President Donald Trump, won the Republican primary for Maryland governor on Tuesday, defeating a moderate rival backed by outgoing Gov. Larry Hogan. Cox will face the winner of the highly competitive...

AP News Guide: A look at Maryland's primary elections

Jul. 20, 2022 01:23 AM EDT

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Both Republicans and Democrats have closely watched primaries for governor in Maryland this year. Here is a look at some of the other races in a big Maryland election year with open statewide offices, including attorney general and comptroller. All 188 seats in the Maryland...