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Maryland Senate President’s Stormwater Bill Moves Forward

A bill to end mandatory stormwater management fees is moving through the Maryland Senate.

03/19/2015

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Md. House OKs Bill To Expand Expungement Eligibility

Maryland residents who were convicted of a crime that is no longer considered one would be able to have the conviction expunged, under a bill approved by the House of Delegates.

03/19/2015

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Rep. Delaney Seeks Constituents’ Tales Of Travel Woes

Rep. John Delaney is asking constituents to send him their stories of travel problems caused by inadequate roads, bridges, railways and airports.

03/18/2015

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Bill To Implement Fertilizer Regulations Gets Stripped

A Senate committee voted Friday to establish deadlines for fertilizer regulations — an issue of concern for both farmers and for environmentalists who are concerned about pollution.

03/13/2015

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Former Baltimore Raven Opposes Maryland’s Right-To-Die Bill

Maryland lawmakers debate life with the choice of death. It’s a death with dignity bill that would allow people with terminal illnesses to end their lives.

03/10/2015

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No Guns For Officers In Baltimore Schools

A delegation of city leaders unanimously decided to table the legislation to allow armed officers inside Baltimore City schools.

03/06/2015

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Md. House, Senate OK Foster-care Reform Bill

A bill aimed at protecting foster children from abusive natural parents is making progress in the Maryland General Assembly.

03/06/2015

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Supporters Of Right-To-Die Bill Rally In Maryland

Alexa Fraser’s 90-year-old father Alex suffered from advanced Parkinson’s disease. He injured himself in painful falls and struggled to eat and drink. On Wednesday, while rallying for right-to-die legislation in Maryland, she described the difficulty her father had in ending his life last year on his terms, finally succeeding with a self-inflicted gunshot to the head.

03/04/2015

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House Passes Amtrak Bill That Could Boost Northeast Service

In a rare burst of bipartisanship, the House moved Wednesday to boost Amtrak’s popular service between Boston and Washington while giving states a greater say in the local routes they help subsidize.

03/04/2015

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Bill Seeks To Protect Bees From Pesticides

Maryland lawmakers want to better protect bees from certain pesticides.

02/17/2015

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Advocates Want Protection For Minors Against Indoor Tanning

Ban the tan. Annapolis is considering outlawing tanning beds for minors.

02/12/2015

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Appropriations Bill Includes $120M For Naval Academy Center

Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski says the omnibus spending bill passed by Congress includes $120 million to build a cybersecurity center at the U.S. Naval Academy.

12/18/2014

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