Annapolis Roundup: Medical Cannabis, Other Bills AdvanceA number of bills have advanced this legislative session in Maryland.
Former Md. Governors Propose Bill To Strip Parole Power Of GovernorLegislation that would reform prisons gets the support of two former Maryland governors.
Md. Lawmaker Presents Bill That Would Allow Parishioners To Be Armed In ChurchA Maryland lawmaker wants to pave the way for churchgoers to carry guns to their services.
Supporters Of Md. Bill Honoring Slain Pregnant Teacher May Influence Mid-Term ElectionsA bill honoring a murdered Howard County teacher and her unborn son is gaining traction among Maryland voters.
Bills Help Shield Addresses Of Domestic-Violence SurvivorsDomestic violence, stalking and human-trafficking survivors would be given an opportunity to shield property records from abusers under three identical bills in the Maryland Legislature this session.
Proposed California Anti-Plastic Straw Bill Draws FireA California lawmaker is taking flak for a measure that would make it illegal for servers to offer plastic straws with drinks unless they're asked.
Bill Would Require Stronger Campus Hate-Crime ReportingMaryland's public colleges and universities would be required to develop stronger policies for reporting and documenting hate crimes and bias incidents on campuses, under a measure introduced in the General Assembly on Friday in response to a fatal stabbing of a black Bowie State University student at the University of Maryland, College Park.
Maryland Lawmaker Presses For A Harriet Tubman $20 BillThe fight to put Harriet Tubman on the face of the $20 bill by 2020 has been revived with the introduction of bipartisan legislation in the House co-sponsored by Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Baltimore.
Maryland Senators Call Out Treasury Secretary For Harriet Tubman Currency CommentsTreasury secretary Steve Mnuchin said replacing Andrew Jackson with Harriet Tubman on the $20 bill is something to consider, but there are more important issues to focus on.
Trump Exhorts Senate Anew To Rid US Of ObamacarePresident Donald Trump summoned GOP senators to the White House Wednesday and told them face-to-face they must not leave town for their August recess without sending him an “Obamacare” repeal bill to sign.
Sister: Weakened 'Sandra Bland Act' In Texas 'Gut-Wrenching'The sister of Sandra Bland, a black woman found dead in a Texas jail following a confrontational traffic stop with a white state trooper, says it is "gut-wrenching" that lawmakers stripped police reforms from a bill named after her sibling and are now pushing a weakened compromise that "painfully misses the mark."
Hogan Signs Bill to Help Battle Tax FraudGov. Larry Hogan has signed a measure to create greater protections for Maryland taxpayers from tax fraud and identity theft.