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Past articles by Erin:

With Raskin not in Md. Senate race, Trone releases 40 endorsements

Rep. David Trone (D-Md.) released endorsements from more than three dozen Maryland politicians supporting his bid for U.S. Senate. → Read More

Maryland pays $13 million in back wages ‘stolen’ from corrections workers

The U.S. Department of Labor's investigation into wage theft sparked a $13 million settlement to more than 3,800 Maryland corrections workers denied overtime. → Read More

Exoneree awarded $2.9 million from Md. for wrongful murder conviction

John Huffington served 32 years in prison, including 10 on death row, for a double murder he didn't commit. The prosecutor has been disbarred. → Read More

Left-leaning Md. shows opposition to banning gas-powered cars, poll finds

61 percent of poll respondents oppose plan by Gov. Wes Moore (D) to ban sales of gas-powered cars by 2035. → Read More

Md. tightened gun laws after watershed high-court ruling. The NRA sued.

As Gov. Wes Moore signed Maryland gun laws sparked by a Supreme Court ruling, the National Rifle Association challenged the legislation in federal court. → Read More

Moore heralds modest tax breaks for veterans — and promises more

Moore, a former Army officer, traveled to a National Guard base to sign into law bills that benefit veterans, including tax breaks, and free burials for spouses. → Read More

Maryland expands gender-affirming care for trans people on Medicaid

Democrats say the legislation sends a practical and symbolic message at a time of unprecedented targeting of transgender people by politicians in GOP-leaning states. → Read More

Poll: 53 percent of Maryland residents approve of Wes Moore

47 percent think Maryland is moving in the right direction under Wes Moore, the poll found. → Read More

Gov. Wes Moore puts investments in blind trust, including $1.1M in cannabis stock

Maryland Gov. Wes Moore put $2.5 million of his financial portfolio - the liquid portion of his private wealth - into a blind trust while he is a public official. → Read More

Nation’s first Indian American state legislator to leave Md. House

Maryland Del. Kumar Barve (D-Montgomery), known for his quick wit, will leave the legislature to regulate environmental policy he helped draft over the past three decades. → Read More

On a ‘national holiday’ for Commanders fans, stadium talk intensifies

After news broke that Josh Harris had reached a tentative deal to buy the Commanders, fans rejoiced and lawmakers discussed the potential for a new stadium. → Read More

Maryland sought an accurate poverty count. It found 110,000 more kids.

Maryland sought a more accurate picture of child poverty and counted 34 percent more students than before, discovering a lot more poor families in suburbs. → Read More

Brooke Lierman sworn in as Maryland’s first female comptroller

Brooke Lierman replaces longtime comptroller Peter Franchot as part of a history-making ticket in Maryland. → Read More

Maryland’s mobile sports betting industry starts Wednesday

Maryland's long-delayed mobile sports betting industry launches Wednesday with seven competing apps, including some of the biggest names in sports wagering. → Read More

Md. Gov. Larry Hogan leaves behind an anemic state GOP. Why?

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan is the state's most popular governor in modern history, but his gains have been his alone. The state's GOP is depleted. → Read More

Biden to rally in Maryland on Election Day eve

Biden picks deep blue Maryland to rally voters in consequential midterm cycle. → Read More

Trump to host Mar-a-Lago fundraiser for Md. governor candidate Dan Cox

The fundraiser reinforcing his ties to Trump comes as Cox has tried to moderate his rhetoric ahead of the general election. → Read More

Dan Cox takes aim at book that launched Wes Moore’s national profile

Dan Cox said his objection to the book was part of his pitch to voters that parents need more control over school curriculum. → Read More

Poll: Wes Moore leads big against Dan Cox in Md. governor’s race

Democrat Wes Moore holds a 22-percentage point lead over Republican Dan Cox in the race for Maryland governor, the first public polling in the contest shows. → Read More

President Biden to rally Democrats in Maryland next week

President Biden will rally Democrats ahead of the midterms next week. He's set to headline a Democratic National Committee event in the Maryland suburbs of Washington. → Read More