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Amendment Would Undo DC’s Gun-Control Laws

The House has approved a spending bill with an amendment attached that would undo the District of Columbia’s longstanding gun-control laws.

07/16/2014

university of maryland

Bill Could Limit Student Rentals At Univ. Of Md.

A bill under consideration in Prince George’s County could restrict the number of single-family homes available in College Park as rentals for University of Maryland students.

07/16/2014

ban the box

Mayor Rawlings-Blake Signs ‘Ban The Box’ Bill

It’s a controversial bill that could help ex-offenders land a job in Baltimore. On Thursday, Mayor Rawlings-Blake signs it into law.

05/29/2014

obama

Obama Signs Minor Change To D.C. Building Height Law

President Barack Obama has signed a bill that makes a minor change to the century-old law banning skyscrapers in the nation’s capital.

05/16/2014

transgender bill

Gov. O’Malley Signs Transgender Discrimination Bill

Gov. Martin O’Malley is scheduled to sign a measure aimed at stopping discrimination against people who are transgender.

05/15/2014

(AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

House Approves Bill For U.S. Women’s History Museum

Citing history textbooks, national parks and landmarks that mostly leave women out, lawmakers Wednesday are reviving a long-stalled effort to create a National Women’s History Museum in the nation’s capital.

05/07/2014

O'Malley Signs Minimum Wage Bill

Gov. O’Malley Signs Minimum Wage Increase Bill

Maryland officially joins the short list of states that have recently approved a hike in the minimum wage.

05/05/2014

(Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

O’Malley Finds Plenty Of Critics In Reddit ‘Ask Me Anything’ Session

Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley has taken part in an “Ask Me Anything” session on the website Reddit, but some who participated questioned why he bothered.

05/05/2014

(Photo credit should read EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/GettyImages)

O’Malley Signs Bill Banning Grain Alcohol

Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley signed a measure on Monday banning the sale of alcohol that is 190-proof and stronger.

05/05/2014

bathroom bill, Transgender rights law

Group Seeks Referendum On Transgender Rights Law

Critics of Maryland’s newly passed transgender rights bill kick off a new effort to get the law overturned.

04/29/2014

(AP Photo/Seth Perlman)

Farmers Learn Of Changes In New Farm Bill

The U.S. Agriculture Department is offering Maryland farmers a chance to learn about changes in the 2014 Farm Bill affecting natural resources conservation.

04/24/2014

minimum wage

Economist: 2018 Minimum Wage Will Be Worth $9.25

An economic analyst says changes made to Maryland’s minimum wage increase bill will mean $875 a year less in a full-time worker’s yearly earnings, compared to Gov. Martin O’Malley’s original plan.

04/18/2014

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