With Republicans now in charge at the Capitol, you wouldn't think Norton would be optimistic about the chances of passing budget autonomy. But the D.C. representative sees a silver lining in this newly divided government.
Former state Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli and the ACLU are supporting legislation that would limit the ability of law-enforcement and regulatory agencies to collect information and build databases without a warrant.
On the fifth anniversary of the landmark "Citizens United" Supreme Court ruling, some Maryland lawmakers are pushing the state to become the fourth in the U.S. to call for a constitutional convention in hopes of reversing the decision.
The story of a Silver Spring family caused a stir earlier this month when it was reported that the parents were being investigated by Child Protective Services for letting their children walk to the park. One county official explains their lack of response.
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