MARC Train riders will pay $1 more on a one-way trip, while users of the commuter bus service will see an increase between 25 cents and $1.25 depending on the distance they travel. The cost of day, weekly and monthly passes also will increase and will be calculated using the new base fare. ... read more
“I think it shows he has a real commitment to this institution. One of the things that I admire about Steny is that he’s willing to defend the institution and push back when members demagogue this place,” Rep. Dan Kildee (D-Mich.) said. ... read more
According to several sources with knowledge of the notifications, four different notices were due to go out to employees beginning Wednesday morning. Among the notifications were whether staff positions would be eliminated or their job titles would change. ... read more
The Kentucky senator will attend a fundraiser for the county GOP on June 9 at Martin's West, according to an invitation. Individual tickets to the event will run from $75 to $225 -- with the higher priced ticket buying participants an additional reception with Paul and an autographed copy of his new book. ... read more
Maryland is joining the list of states that have stopped making new drivers prove that they can maneuver a car into a parallel parking spot. Virginia, California and Florida are among those that have made the move. ... read more
Reason noted on Friday how Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan capitulated to the drug war mentality of law enforcement and prosecutors by vetoing laws further decriminalizing marijuana and reforming civil asset forfeiture in his state. But apparently there is a bright spot. ... read more
MSNBC’s Chris Matthews once famously said that Obama sent a “thrill up my leg,” and even announced on air that it was his job to make sure Obama succeeded. With news that his wife, Kathleen Matthews, is expected to run for Maryland’s 8th District congressional seat, who’s to say he won’t use his status and show as a platform to do the same for her campaign? ... read more
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