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Maryland Supreme Court to hear digital ad tax case appeal

Jan. 23, 2023 18:33 PM EST

ANNAPOLIS, Md (AP) — The Maryland Supreme Court will hear an appeal of a lower court's ruling that the state's first-in-the-nation tax on digital is unconstitutional. The court announced Friday that it will hear an appeal from Maryland's comptroller in May. Anne...

Moore approves release of $3.5M to expand abortion training

Jan. 19, 2023 13:52 PM EST

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland Gov. Wes Moore announced Thursday he is releasing $3.5 million to expand abortion training in the state as part of a package of about $69 million he has approved for measures passed by lawmakers last year. They include laws to address climate change,...

Gov.-elect Moore announces more Cabinet appointments

Jan. 17, 2023 13:59 PM EST

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland's Gov.-elect Wes Moore announced additional Cabinet appointments on Tuesday, a day before he's scheduled to be sworn in as governor. Salisbury Mayor Jake Day will be the housing and community development secretary, the incoming administration...

Baltimore launches plan to get squeegee workers off corners

Jan. 10, 2023 15:49 PM EST

BALTIMORE (AP) — Tyemaur Scott started 2023 with an important New Year’s resolution. He vowed to leave the ranks of Baltimore’s squeegee workers, whose intractable presence at busy downtown intersections remains a source of heated public debate. A deadly confrontation last...

New ice breaker for Smith Island ready as winter lifeline

Jan. 08, 2023 09:05 AM EST

CRISFIELD, Md. (AP) — As temperatures plunge and area waterways get icy, the Eddie Somers ice breaker is ready for action. M/V Eddie Somers, the Maryland Department of Natural Resources’ newest ice breaker, was commissioned into service in September by Gov. Larry Hogan, and is a...

Maryland board OKs stadium lease for Baltimore Ravens

Jan. 04, 2023 14:57 PM EST

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A Maryland board approved a lease extension on Wednesday for the Baltimore Ravens at M&T Bank Stadium through 2037, with two, five-year options to extend. The Board of Public Works voted for the lease extension on Wednesday for at least 15 years and...

Brown sworn in as Maryland's first Black attorney general

Jan. 03, 2023 17:22 PM EST

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Anthony Brown was sworn in as Maryland's first Black attorney general Tuesday, pledging to work to increase equity and dismantle barriers to opportunities for all of the state's citizens. Brown — a Democrat who is a former congressman, lieutenant governor...

Board OKs leases to move agencies to downtown Baltimore

Dec. 21, 2022 13:12 PM EST

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — The Maryland Board of Public Works voted Wednesday to approve the final set of leases to move a dozen state agencies and more than 3,000 employees to downtown Baltimore. Gov. Larry Hogan’s plan involves moving 12 state agencies to help revitalize the city's...

GOP's usual embrace of Trump muted after criminal referral

Dec. 20, 2022 09:38 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The Republican Party quickly and forcefully rallied behind Donald Trump in the hours after federal agents seized classified documents from his Florida estate this summer. Four months later, that sense of intensity and urgency was missing — at least for now —...

Hogan: Trump at 'lowest point ever' on day of Jan. 6 report

Dec. 19, 2022 16:20 PM EST

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan, a Republican weighing a 2024 White House bid, said Monday he believes former President Donald Trump is “at his lowest point ever," as the House Jan. 6 committee wrapped up its investigation into what Hogan described as "one of the darkest days in...