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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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Jail Time Replaced With Fines: Gov. O’Malley Signs Marijuana Decriminalization Bill

Maryland joins 17 other states in decriminalizing marijuana. Gov. Martin O’Malley signed a bill Monday that replaces jail time with fines for possession of small amounts.

04/14/2014

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Gov. O’Malley To Sign Bill Decriminalizing Small Amounts Of Marijuana

A busy day in Annapolis Monday. Governor Martin O’Malley will sign off on big changes to the state’s marijuana law, even though there’s still heated opposition.

04/13/2014

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State Dept.: Md. Bill Threatens U.S. Talks With France On Holocaust Compensation

The Obama administration on Wednesday warned several state legislatures against initiatives that would punish the state-owned French railway company SNCF for carrying out Holocaust-era deportations to Nazi death and labor camps.

04/10/2014

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Physical Therapy Clinics Agree To $2.7M Settlement

Federal officials say two companies that operate physical therapy clinics in Washington, Virginia, and Maryland has agreed to pay $2.78 million to settle allegations that they falsely billed for services.

04/10/2014

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O’Malley Signs Bill Expanding Pre-K Program

Gov. Martin O’Malley has signed his first bill of the year, expanding the state’s pre-kindergarten program to another 1,600 children from low-income families.

04/08/2014

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