The push to raise the minimum wage continues in Maryland. Governor Martin O’Malley and other state lawmakers are in favor of an increase, and now one county is set to vote on it.
A federal judge in Baltimore will hear a challenge to Maryland’s new gun-control law Tuesday, the same day the measure containing some of the nation’s tightest firearm restrictions is scheduled to take effect.
The D.C. Council will consider decriminalizing possession of small amounts of marijuana.
The D.C. Council issued a legislative rebuke to Wal-Mart on Wednesday, approving a bill that would require the retail giant and other big-box chain retailers to pay their employees a “living wage” of at least $12.50 an hour.
Baltimore’s city council backed off on a ban of styrofoam products used by restaurants and carryouts.
Baltimore is seriously considering a ban on Styrofoam cups and containers. The goal is less litter on land and in the water.
The Baltimore City Council has passed a bill that would require local hiring for contractors, despite concerns about its constitutionality.
Assault rifles–banned. Gun buying–limited. The governor signs Maryland’s tough new gun law, and it’s already meeting major resistance.
Maryland’s comprehensive gun-control measure is constitutional, Attorney General Doug Gansler wrote in a 25-page legal review made public on Wednesday.
Millions of dollars in online sales go untaxed every year in Maryland. Now the state wants Internet retailers to collect the taxes from online customers.
There’s finally a breakthrough for patients who use marijuana as medicine.
A shark fin bill passed by Maryland lawmakers is drawing support from fishing and conservation interests.