Potomac Pipeline: Hundreds Turn Out For Water Permit Hearing

By Anne Meador, dcmediagroup.us -

A Maryland state agency will continue hearing testimony on the permitting of a TransCanada pipeline at a later date to allow dozens of people to speak who weren’t able to on December 19 because [...]

S. African Poet Helping Maryland Church Protect Historic Black Cemetery

By Andrew Bossone, pbs.org -

By Andrew Bossone for PBS NewsHour - Shauna Sorrells, a spokesperson for the county’s housing opportunities commission, said the county knew when it drew up design plans for the parking lot that [...]

Law Blocks Maryland From Giving Contracts To Businesses Backing BDS

By Bill Hughes, baltimorepostexaminer.com -

By Bill Hughes for Baltimore POst-Examiner - Larry Hogan was elected in 2014 as governor of Maryland. It was no easy task, as Republicans are a minority in the state. Bob Ehrlich, another [...]

Maryland Governor Reveals “I Haven’t Been Listening”

By Staff, www.wearecovepoint.org -

By Staff of We Are Cove Point - For 18 weeks in a row now, We Are Cove Point has been holding rallies at the governor’s mansion in Annapolis to demand Maryland Governor Larry Hogan order a safety [...]

Marylanders And West Virginians Unite Against Pipeline

By John Zangas and Anne Meador, www.dcmediagroup.us -

By John Zangas and Anne Meador for DC Media Group - Shepherdstown, W.Va. — Three hundred and fifty people spanned the James Rumsey bridge between Shepherdstown, W.Va., and Sharpsburg, Md. on [...]

WV & MD Unite To Oppose Potomac Pipeline

By Staff, www.chesapeakeclimate.org -

By Staff of CCAN - SHARPSBURG, MD- On Saturday, October 14, hundreds of concerned West Virginia and Maryland residents joined hands over a key Potomac River bridge to send a powerful message [...]

Student Organizers Win Transgender Equality Battle In Maryland

By Tod Perry, www.education.good.is -

By Tod Perry for Good Education - The group’s efforts led the school board to vote 5 to 1 to allow transgender students to use the bathrooms and locker rooms that fit with their identity. They [...]

Marylanders Oppose Dominion’s Request To Pollute More

By Staff, www.wearecovepoint.org -

By Staff of We Are Cove Point - LUSBY, MD — The public showed up in force last night to urge the Maryland Public Service Commission (PSC) to reject Dominion Energy’s application to increase the [...]

Anti-Racism Protest Shines ‘Stop The Hate’ Messages On State House

By E.B. Furgurson III, www.capitalgazette.com -

By E.B. Furgurson III for Capital Gazette - It was art as protest, or vice versa, as a handful of activists lit up the Maryland State House in Annapolis on Friday night with anti-racism messages. [...]

Roger Taney Statue Removed From State House Overnight

By Pamela Wood and Erin Cox, www.baltimoresun.com -

By Pamela Wood and Erin Cox for The Baltimore Sun - Under the cover of night, a work crew removed the statue of former Supreme Court Chief Justice Roger B. Taney, taking down the author of the [...]

Dozens Return To Rally At State House For Safety Study

By Staff, www.wearecovepoint.org -

By Staff of We Are Cove Point - On Monday July 3, 2017, a few dozen people gathered again outside the State House in Annapolis to urge Governor Hogan not to turn his back on the people of [...]

 A Lynching On The University Of Maryland Campus

 By Dave Zirin, www.thenation.com -

By Dave Zirin for The Nation - Richard Collins III was about to graduate from Bowie State University on Tuesday. He was commissioned as a second lieutenant in the US Army. He was airborne [...]

Maryland Is Making It Cheaper To Store Electricity

By Samantha Page, www.thinkprogress.org -

By Samantha Page for Think Progress - Maryland legislators this week took a step towards modernizing their state’s electricity grid by passing a bill which will encourage businesses and [...]

Fracking Banned In Maryland

By John Zangas, www.dcmediagroup.us -

By John Zangas for DC Media Group - Annapolis, MD–The Maryland Senate voted 35-10 for a state-wide fracking ban late Monday. The state legislation marks a turning point against oil and gas [...]

23 Arrested Outside Gov. McAuliffe’s Mansion During Protest

By Ali Rockett, www.richmond.com -

By Ali Rockett for Richmond Times-Dispatch - Twenty-three people were arrested Wednesday for trespassing in front of the Executive Mansion following a peaceful, three-day protest urging Gov. [...]

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