A Maryland Senate panel has voted against raising the state’s minimum wage to $10 an hour by 2015.
The future of two bills inspired by her son’s death brings a Baltimore County woman to Annapolis Wednesday.
The Maryland Senate has voted to eliminate potential jail time for people who possess less than 10 grams of marijuana.
The House of Delegates on Wednesday night advanced legislation to repeal the death penalty in Maryland after delegates rejected nearly 20 amendments, mostly from Republicans, aimed at keeping capital punishment for heinous crime.
A Utah congressman has introduced legislation to scrap the design for a memorial honoring President Dwight D. Eisenhower in Washington, citing objections from Ike’s family and the project’s cost.
Outlawing the threats of mass violence. That’s the issue state lawmakers are taking up to keep Marylanders safe.
The Maryland House of Delegates amended the state budget on Wednesday to make up to $300,000 available to help a farm family pay its legal bills after it was sued unsuccessfully over alleged poultry pollution.
Zero tolerance for zero tolerance. That’s how one lawmaker feels about young children being suspended from school for forming their finger or food in the shape of a gun.
Maryland lawmakers seeking to block the gas drilling technique called hydraulic fracturing have struck out in the General Assembly.
Maryland’s minimum wage earners say they need a raise and some state lawmakers agree. A bill that would increase the state’s minimum wage from $7.25 to $10 by 2015 was taken up Thursday by the Senate Finance Committee.
A group of Maryland lawmakers takes steps to outlaw cyberbullying.
A measure to help develop offshore wind in Maryland advanced in the state Senate on Thursday, edging a priority of Gov. Martin O’Malley’s closer to passage after stalling in the last two years.