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Julian Jones withdraws amendments that would weaken the county inspector genera

The Baltimore County Council unanimously passes two bills to solidify the powers of the inspector general after Jones backs off

‘Sustained, egregious, and damaging to your reputation’: Baltimore County officials, residents criticize council chair for inspector general amendments

Executive director Joanne Antoine speaks out against recent efforts to curtail the investigative powers of the Inspector General.

Voting & Elections 12.5.2023

Editorial: Finding a better way to fill Maryland’s state legislative vacancies

The Baltimore Sun's editorial staff writes in support of Common Cause Maryland's calls to reform the General Assembly's process for filling legislative vacancies.

Voting & Elections 12.4.2023

The Dirty Tricks the GOP Is Using to Keep Abortion Off the Ballot in 2024

The Rolling Stone talks with Common Cause Maryland about statewide efforts to enshrine the right to abortion.

Voting & Elections 11.27.2023

A renewed push to change how vacancies are filled in Md. legislature

“The General Assembly can’t continue to allow a handful of individuals to speak on behalf of thousands of voters."

Voting & Elections 10.26.2023

Baltimore Banner political notes: Filling GA vacancies; Senate leadership changes; PAC fined

A new poll shows that Marylanders would prefer special elections instead, potentially boosting a long-running but unsuccessful effort to change the vacancy process.

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