The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) has no internal policy on the carrying of firearms within its system and follows the laws of the jurisdictions it operates in, according to a spokesman.
The city of Baltimore received over $1.8 billion from President Barack Obama’s stimulus law, including $467.1 million to invest in education and $26.5 million for crime prevention.
Less than a week after former NFL star and University of Maryland Alumni Boomer Esiason threaten to cut off his support for the school over the cancelation of screenings of the film American Sniper on campus the school confirmed a new screening of the movie has been scheduled.
Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley trumpeted his economic and law enforcement policies during a speech to the influential liberal Center for American Progress Action Fund on Thursday, while avoiding any mention of a Baltimore detention center controversy that has dogged his administration since April.
A recent Maryland prison scandal could become a major obstacle for Democratic Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley if he decides to run for president in 2016, his critics say.
The federal agency charged with implementing the Affordable Care Act announced a multimillion-dollar public relations contract last week in order to convince people to join the program and keep it from collapsing, critics claimed.
Maryland political observers say President Barack Obama’s labor secretary nominee Thomas Perez will tilt the balance of labor relations to organized labor’s favor.