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Maryland Passes ‘Jake’s Law,’ Bill On Distracted Driving

A measure to increase penalties for distracted driving that cause serious accidents has been passed by the Maryland General Assembly.

04/07/2014

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Public Debate Continues Over The Marijuana Decriminalization Bill

Major changes to Maryland’s marijuana laws. This weekend, decriminalization passed the House of Delegates.

04/06/2014

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Md. OKs Bill On Domestic Violence In Front Of Kids

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.

04/04/2014

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Md. Senate Panel Changes Minimum Wage Bill

A Maryland Senate panel has made some substantial changes to a measure to raise the state’s minimum wage.

04/02/2014

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Senator: Filming Could Replace Lost Factory Jobs

Sen. Edward Kasemeyer says Maryland should look to the film industry for jobs it has lost in manufacturing.

04/02/2014

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Bills To Address Problems With Common Core Passed

The Maryland General Assembly has approved measures to address concerns with the education program known as Common Core.

04/02/2014

marijuana

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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