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.
A measure to increase penalties for distracted driving that cause serious accidents has been passed by the Maryland General Assembly.
Major changes to Maryland’s marijuana laws. This weekend, decriminalization passed the House of Delegates.
People who commit domestic violence in front of a child will face more time in prison, under a bill passed by the Maryland General Assembly.
A Maryland Senate panel has made some substantial changes to a measure to raise the state’s minimum wage.
Sen. Edward Kasemeyer says Maryland should look to the film industry for jobs it has lost in manufacturing.
The Maryland General Assembly has approved measures to address concerns with the education program known as Common Core.
Maryland’s legislature apparently won’t eliminate criminal policies for marijuana possession this year, but it will likely take a step in that direction.
The House of Delegates has rejected a measure that would have forced them to vote on their planned salary increase, rather than letting it take effect automatically.
District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray has signed a bill that decriminalizes possession of small amounts of marijuana.
A House committee is preparing to take up a bill that would eliminate criminal charges for possessing small amounts of marijuana.
Maryland takes another step in equality with the passage of an anti-discrimination bill aimed at protecting transgendered people.