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No Marijuana Decriminalization…This Year

Maryland’s legislature apparently won’t eliminate criminal policies for marijuana possession this year, but it will likely take a step in that direction.

04/02/2014

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Lawmakers Reject Bill On Legislative Pay Hike

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.

04/01/2014

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D.C. Mayor Signs Pot Decriminalization Bill

District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray has signed a bill that decriminalizes possession of small amounts of marijuana.

04/01/2014

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House Committee To Consider Marijuana Bill

A House committee is preparing to take up a bill that would eliminate criminal charges for possessing small amounts of marijuana.

03/31/2014

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Bill To Stop Transgender Discrimination In Md. Approved

Maryland takes another step in equality with the passage of an anti-discrimination bill aimed at protecting transgendered people.

03/28/2014

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Senate Advances ‘Moneyball’ Bail System Bill

The Maryland Senate is now just a vote away from approving a plan to rework the bail system and depend more on data, in what the bill’s sponsor calls a “moneyball” approach.

03/28/2014

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Senate Passes Bill Allowing Doctors To Prescribe Medical Marijuana

Maryland’s General Assembly is closer to a workable medical marijuana program.

03/27/2014

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Bill To Stop Transgender Discrimination Approved

A measure to prevent discrimination against people who are transgender cleared the Maryland General Assembly on Thursday, and Gov. Martin O’Malley plans to sign the bill into law.

03/27/2014

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Bill To Stop Transgender Discrimination Progresses

A measure to prevent discrimination against people who are transgender has moved forward in the Maryland House of Delegates.

03/26/2014

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Lt. Gov. Promotes Minimum Wage In Randallstown

Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown plans to promote the minimum wage hike at a Randallstown church.

03/24/2014

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Md. Senate Approves Raising Estate Tax Exemption

The Maryland Senate on Thursday approved raising the exemption on the estate tax due to concerns that higher taxes are causing wealthy people to leave the state.

03/20/2014

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Senate Workgroup To Consider Minimum Wage Bill

A workgroup from Maryland’s Senate Finance Committee is set to take up its minimum wage bill.

03/19/2014

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