Erin Cox, Washington Post

Erin Cox

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  • Washington Post
  • Inside Scoop SF
  • CapitalGazette.com
  • The Baltimore Sun
  • Carroll County Times
  • chicagotribune.com

Past articles by Erin:

Redskins betting license added to bill advancing through Maryland legislature

At owner Daniel Snyder’s request, Maryland senators included the football team in sports betting legislation. → Read More

Hogan raises $1 million for public advocacy campaign, launches television ads

The governor’s PAC got $25,000 from a donor whose firm has potential business before the state. → Read More

Gov. Hogan opposed to ending ICE’s warrantless access to driver’s license database

Democrats called ICE’s “unfettered access” to information on 7 million people a “terrifying” prospect. → Read More

Statues of Frederick Douglass, Harriet Tubman, installed in Maryland State House

The state’s recognition of the famed abolitionists is part of a broad effort to address historical imbalances. → Read More

Taxing digital ads could bring Maryland $250 million — and a hefty legal challenge

Analysts say novel digital advertising tax could finance costly education overhaul. → Read More

As Virginia grapples with big gun laws, Maryland tries to tighten loopholes

Lawmakers in Annapolis aim to tweak already strict laws with new leadership on board. → Read More

Hogan to unveil ‘accountability budget’ that steers resources to fighting crime

Maryland’s Republican governor said his 2020 spending plan has no tax increases and no cuts to services. → Read More

First black female state senator in U.S. is now first black person with a portrait in Md. State House chamber

Senate President Bill Ferguson has replaced a century-old portrait of a white man with a woman who was a civil rights trailblazer. → Read More

Hogan unveils his schools agenda for 2020

Gov. Larry Hogan proposes education reforms and clearing the state’s school construction backlog within five years. → Read More

Maya Rockeymoore Cummings spent heavily as party chair, prompting budget cuts after she resigned

The widow of Rep. Elijah E. Cummings, spent 40 percent of party’s savings, according to internal party documents obtained by The Post. → Read More

Maryland leaders propose record $2.2 billion to quickly build, repair schools

The proposal unveiled by Democrats on Wednesday would provide years of funding in one shot. → Read More

The bones of a former slave and black leader were missing — until a historian asked in the right place

Smith Price founded the first community of free blacks in Annapolis. His grave was dug up to make way for townhouses. → Read More

Exelon to pay $200 million for Chesapeake Bay cleanup

The deal with Exelon Generation to operate the Conowingo Dam is heralded by state officials and criticized by a prominent environmental group. → Read More

Hogan announces special elections to succeed late Rep. Elijah Cummings

Hopefuls have until Nov. 20 to declare candidacies for a February primary leading to April general election. → Read More

Gov. Larry Hogan writing book about his tenure, cancer fight

The Maryland governor’s book, “Still Standing,” is expected to be released in June. → Read More

The East Coast’s first outdoor, commercial cannabis harvest is underway

Though the climate is ill-suited for commercially growing marijuana, one company did it anyway. → Read More

Maryland’s health-care premiums to decline for second year

Insurance regulators say a $380 million tax to calm roiling health insurance markets worked. → Read More

Trump maligned Baltimore. Residents will ‘welcome’ his visit with a protest.

Hundreds expected to rally as the president visits Baltimore for the first time since attacking the city on Twitter. → Read More

What goes up comes down as litter: Balloon releases are being banned

Research on the environmental effects of balloon debris is gaining momentum. → Read More

Years before Trump’s attacks, Freddie Gray’s death sparked a huge effort to heal Baltimore. It wasn’t enough.

Some highly publicized efforts have fizzled. Others are ongoing, but have barely dented the despair. → Read More