The Baltimore City Council on Monday called on Mayor Catherine Pugh to resign as the state probes a deal in which a hospital chain where she served as director paid her $500,000 for copies of her self-published children’s book “Healthy Holly.”
Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh (D.) announced Monday she is taking an indefinite eave of absence, citing health reasons.
The Democrat-controlled Maryland House of Delegates moved forward legislation to legalize assisted suicide.
Maryland Del. Mary Ann Lisanti (D.) apologized Monday night to the leaders of the Legislative Black Caucus after witnesses say she used a racial slur while describing a legislative district in Prince George’s County, though the lawmaker says she does not remember using the alleged slur.
Democratic representative Jamie Raskin (Md.), who last week suggested political impropriety was behind the Justice Department’s opinion that internet gambling is illegal, has taken thousands of dollars from lobbyists representing online gaming interests.
Navigating the issue of the anti-Israel Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement has proved challenging for Democrat Ben Jealous in his Maryland run for governor.
Democratic congressional candidate Scott Wallace’s taxes suggest he was out of the country for more than two years while receiving tax credits in Maryland that require residency in the state for at least six months out of the year.
The reelection campaign for Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan (R.) is calling on his Democratic opponent Ben Jealous to return money he received from executives from LendUp, a payday loan company Jealous invests in that has been fined millions for predatory lending practices.
Maryland gubernatorial candidate Ben Jealous (D.) had to explain Thursday why his campaign’s official Twitter account liked a vulgar tweet attacking police as “dirty C–t cops,” saying it didn’t reflect his true position.