by Alan Pyke Posted on April 8, 2014
Maryland will raise its minimum wage from $7.25 to $10.10 over the next four years under a law passed Monday.
by Zack Ford Posted on March 27, 2014
Maryland is becoming the 18th state to extend nondiscrimination protections to transgender people.
by Carimah Townes Posted on January 24, 2014 Updated: May 20, 2014
Police departments are adopting a life-saving protocol to help domestic violence victims.
by Tara Culp-Ressler Posted on October 31, 2013
Maryland has introduced a measure to crack down on people who share explicit photos without the subject's consent. Advocates say it's only the beginning of this national movement to stamp out this new form of victim-blaming.
by Nicole Flatow Posted on October 1, 2013
A federal judge turned back a move by gun groups to halt the state’s new gun law just days before it is set to go into effect.
by Ian Millhiser Posted on September 9, 2013
The group, which calls itself the Western Maryland Initiative, is dissatisfied with the fact that, in a democracy, people with minority views are frequently outvoted by people with more common views.
by Esther Yu-Hsi Lee Posted on August 9, 2013
A federal appeals court has found that arresting an undocumented immigrant over her immigration status by Frederick County Sheriff deputies violated the Fourth Amendment.
by Jeff Spross Posted on July 31, 2013 Updated: July 31, 2013
Maryland's Climate Action Plan could actually lower electricity prices and boost job growth for the state's residents.
by Igor Volsky Posted on July 27, 2013 Updated: July 28, 2013
Health premiums in Maryland's exchanges will be among the lowest in the nation.
by Ian Millhiser Posted on July 3, 2013 Updated: July 3, 2013