Trans patients face geographic, availability barriers to care, medications

Gender-affirming care is a medically necessary group of treatments, including ​​hormone therapy, alterations to voice, laser treatment and surgeries. But medical “care” also includes using the patient’s preferred pronouns and staying up-to-date on gender identities and protocols. 
While access to gender-affirming care has improved in recent years, it still varies across Maryland. From finding experienced doctors to the availability of prescribed hormones, trans care can require a lot of work on the patient’s part. 

‘No more deliberation, there’s no more questioning:’ Maryland leaders defend FBI relocation

Maryland politicians defend the decision to relocate the FBI Headquarters to Greenbelt. The decision received criticism and allegations of corruption from Virginia politicians and the FBI Director.

Elections Board audit finds ineligible voters, security issues

ANNAPOLIS, Md. – An audit released Friday found that the Maryland Board of Elections did not report for more than a year its findings that people voted or tried to vote more than once in the 2020 general election –…

Buttigieg presents tuition grant to Prince George’s, Baltimore County community college commercial driver’s license programs

The federal grant, part of the bipartisan infrastructure law, is supposed to help veterans, refugees and the underserved with tuition costs.

Judge blocks parts of new Maryland gun law

A federal court judge Friday blocked parts of a new Maryland law that limits areas where gun owners in Maryland are allowed to carry concealed or open-wear firearms just as it was set to go into effect.

Capitals evaluate prospects, look to the future at rookie camp

A handful of fans attended, buzzing with excitement over which rookies they might see suit up for the Capitals this year.

Capitals to hold rookie camp at McMullen Arena in Annapolis

The NHL Washington Capitals will return to Annapolis for the first time since the 2018 Stadium Series for a rookie camp. As the Caps players age, all eyes are on their young prospects.