Maryland Drenched After Severe Storms Sweep Region

Severe thunderstorms, floods and even Tornado Warnings made for a very wet Saturday night.


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House Bill Would Cap Expenses For Ex-Presidents

Bill Clinton, George W. Bush and other former presidents who earn lucrative speaking fees and draw other income would no longer be able to count on taxpayer dollars to pay for their post-White House office space and staff under a bill in the House.


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Bill To Restore Ex-Offender Voting Rights On Gov. Hogan’s Desk

West Baltimore, the center of recent unrest, is also home to large numbers of ex-offenders who want the governor to sign a bill restoring the right to vote immediately after release.


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‘Compromise’ Bill Approved, Legalizing Some Paraphernalia

A bill to decriminalize drug paraphernalia is headed back to the House chamber after getting support from the Senate.


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Senate: Life Without Parole Bill Needs More Work

A Maryland bill that would put prison sentences of life without parole in the hands of judges needs more time for consideration, lawmakers said.


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Bill Requiring Paid Sick Days Not Advancing In Maryland

A measure to require paid sick leave in Maryland is not moving forward in the Legislature this year.


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Right To Die Bill Needs More Consideration, Sent For Study

Lawmakers say a controversial bill that would give certain terminally ill people the ability to end their lives with a prescription drug needs more study.



Senate Committee Favors Bare Bones Fracking Moratorium Bill

A Senate environmental committee is supporting watered down legislation aimed at limiting fracking in Maryland.


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Bill Would Expand Police Training With Developmentally Disabled

The death of a Frederick County man with Down Syndrome may be destined to change the way law enforcement handles encounters with the developmentally disabled.


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Bill That Would Strengthen Heroin Laws Returns To Committee

A bill that would hold heroin dealers responsible in the case of a fatal overdose is returning to the committee level.


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House Reconsiders, Passes Bill For Court Filing Surcharge

Members of the Maryland House of Delegates have passed a bill they voted down late last week.


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House Passes Bill To Repeal Mandatory Minimum Sentences

A bill to repeal mandatory minimum prison sentences for certain drug-related charges has cleared the Maryland House of Delegates.