Anyone looking to buy a handgun in Maryland must obtain a qualifying license, a process that includes four hours of training taught by a certified instructor and time spent firing at a range. Classes are finally beginning under the tutelage of instructors like Richard Chiapparoli, and gun buyers are getting an education.
Vice President Joseph R. Biden vowed Monday that Obamacare eventually will be a success, but added a crucial qualifier: "God willing."
Maryland Democratic Attorney General Doug Gansler is discussing his brief appearance at a teenage party at a beach house, the latest distraction for his campaign after reports surfaced about how he told state troopers escorting him to events to drive.
Maryland voters support controversial initiatives passed by the General Assembly this year ending the death penalty and imposing strict new gun laws, but poll results released Wednesday show voters holding Gov. Martin O'Malley accountable for an unpopular increase in the gas tax.
A federal judge is scheduled to consider Tuesday whether to issue a temporary restraining order to halt new firearms restrictions set to take effect that day in Maryland.
India's handling of intellectual property rights and patents has raised the ire of lawmakers on Capitol Hill, governors from across the nation, business leaders and pharmaceutical giants — and if that path continues, analysts say, the economic relationship between the two nations may come to a grinding halt.
If there is any question about what kind of governor Terry McAuliffe would be, just look at his role models. Mr. McAuliffe praised Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley at a fundraiser in Annapolis this summer, but Mr. O'Malley doesn't deserve praise from Virginia, he deserves its thanks. Mr. O'Malley signed the largest tax hike in Maryland history. And because of it, nearly 40,000 Marylanders moved to our commonwealth between 2007 and 2010, according to The Washington Times ("Marylanders move in droves to Virginia," Web, July 3).
I am a law-abiding citizen. I have lived in Maryland for 30-plus years and raised five similarly law-abiding children, some of whom are in the process of raising their own children. We all love our country. We all love to hunt, fish, hike, camp, bird-watch, etc. We pay lots of money to support wildlife through the user fees attached to fishing and hunting licenses. Combined, we spend many thousands of dollars annually on our recreational activities.
Jim Greer stood beside his desk in the small back office of Angus MacGregor's Trading Post in Waldorf, Md., and rifled through several papers at the top of a file box.
Texas Gov. Rick Perry said Thursday he will visit Maryland next week after his recent television and radio ads that label the Free State the "fee state" and urge businesses to move south for lower taxes.
Gun owners place a high value on their privacy. Anti-gun politicians realize this and are hoping they can use the prospect of entering their names into a gun registry to scare these Americans away from buying a firearm. Every time these gun grabbers get caught in the act, Second Amendment supporters need to cry foul.
A weekend gun show at the Annapolis National Guard Armory saw a steady stream of longtime owners and potential first-time buyers eager to snap up pistols, rifles, scopes and bullets — some of which will be prohibited when new laws take effect next month.
An 18-cent disparity in the cost of a gallon of gas between Maryland and Virginia appears to support predictions of radical price changes after lawmakers in both states took widely different approaches to raising transportation funding through gas taxes this year.