Eviction has increased dramatically in recent decades. The stories of eight families whose lives are transformed by eviction and what they tell us about the relationship between poverty and housing in America.
Should the state government have the ability to redact whole documents which contain exempt information? Virginia lawmakers have responded emphatically in the negative, and now the governor is backing off plans to amend that bill.
Legislation to allow terminally ill patients to take their own lives has stalled in the Maryland General Assembly for a second straight year, and lawmakers might not consider the issue again anytime soon.
For the first time in years, a major abortion case is before the Supreme Court. At issue is whether a new Texas law restricts women’s access to abortion. What the outcome could mean for abortion rights nationwide.
A bill aimed at tweaking the commonwealth's Freedom of Information Act to make the state better at transparency has bipartisan support that is rare in the state. We look at why the governor is making changes.
Efforts to change how Maryland draws its congressional districts will probably intensify as the 2020 census gets closer, especially from Republicans in the General Assembly. But there are other ideas afoot — including some that would take a regional perspective.
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