Question four on the Maryland ballot passed easily, which means Marylanders 21 years and older can expect to legally use, carry and grow recreational marijuana beginning July 1, 2023.Read more
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Wes Moore, a best-selling author, Rhodes Scholar and Afghan war veteran who has never held elected office, was chosen Tuesday as the 63rd governor of Maryland and the first African American to hold the state’s highest office.Read more
By KATE SELTZER, HUNTER SAVERY, DESTINY HERBERS and NOLAN CLANCY UPPER MARLBORO, Md. – Maryland voters participating in the firstRead more
To thwart election interference, National Guardsmen trained in cybersecurity are on standby to provide ballot-security assistance to 14 states.Read more
“I feel like voting for somebody that publicly denounces the process of democracy in this country is probably not great,” George said in reference to Dan Cox, the Republican candidate for governor who denied the validity of Joe Biden’s 2020 presidential election victory.Read more
“We need you to come out and vote, and vote for the people that will actually maintain the progress we’ve made these last two years.” Biden told a crowd of about 1,500 people gathered in the Leonidas James PE Complex at Bowie State University, a historically Black university.Read more
About 25% of the 102 candidates who responded to the CNS survey said they favor banning some controversial books from school libraries – but about 41% opposed doing so. Meanwhile, about 30% chose a middle path, saying they trust the review process that screens books, or that they think that age should be a factor when deciding what is allowed in schools.Read more
By SHANNON CLARK WALDORF, Md. – It is a warm fall day in southern Maryland, and outside the Charles CountyRead more
Teachers, their unions and school systems across the state are taking note of the deal to give Baltimore County gives teachers a raise as they consider their own local education systems.Read more
Scores of Maryland public school teachers are saying the same thing, and their departures are creating shortages throughout the state’s education system.
In the last academic school year, 9.1% of Maryland teachers left the profession altogether, according to the state department of education. Consequently, at the beginning of this year, county school systems across the state reported hundreds of teacher vacancies they needed to fill.Read more