Politics

Environment
5:22 pm
Wed July 23, 2014

Cove Point Moves One Permit Closer To Reality

Tracey Eno of Calvert Citizens for a Healthy Community lives near the Cove Point facility, and asked the governor to put the project on hold.
Credit Christopher Connelly/WYPR

Supporters and opponents of a proposed natural gas export facility in Calvert County turned out by the dozens to a Board of Public Works meeting in Annapolis on Wednesday. What was supposed to be a hearing about a relatively small permitting matter turned into nothing less than a referendum on the entire project.

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Politics
4:12 pm
Thu July 17, 2014

Maryland Activists Vow To "Tame The Gerrymander"

Activists brought puzzles of several Maryland Congressional districts to Lawyer's Mall next to the State House in Annapolis on Thursday.
Credit Karen Hosler / WYPR

A coalition of civic groups launched today a long-term campaign to reform the way Maryland draws its congressional election districts. 

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Election 2014
8:40 am
Thu July 17, 2014

Annual Crab Bake Is Equal Parts Food And Politics

Credit Christopher Connelly/WYPR

Annual Crab Bake Is Equal Parts Food And Politics

Hundreds turned out in Crisfield on Wednesday to pick crabs, eat clams, drink beer and to rub elbows at the 38th annual J. Millard Tawes Crab and Clam Bake. 

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Politics
5:01 pm
Mon July 7, 2014

Maryland Senators In Baltimore To Tout Water Projects

U.S. Sen. Barbara Mikulski in 2011.
Credit NASA Goddard Space Flight Center via flickr

Maryland Senators Barbara Mikulski and Ben Cardin toured Baltimore’s 99-year-old Montebello water filtration plant this morning. The lawmakers were there to build their case for federal help in modernizing aging facilities across the nation.

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Election 2014
7:46 am
Wed June 25, 2014

Fresh From Low Turnout Wins, Party Front-Runners Set To Race For Governor's Mansion

Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown gives his acceptance speech Tuesday night in College Park.
Credit Christopher Connelly/WYPR

As widely expected, Maryland primary voters yesterday selected Democratic Anthony Brown and Republican Larry Hogan to carry their party’s banner into the November election for governor. Maryland's lieutenant governor will now spar for the governor's mansion with the founder of Change Maryland, a rallying point for opposition to the tax and economic policies of the O'Malley administration.

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