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Miller: Only Baltimore Needs Bail System Overhaul

The Senate president says Baltimore City should find its own solution to the requirement of staffing bail hearings with defense lawyers. He says the problem doesn’t concern the rest of Maryland.

03/18/2014

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Senate Passes Food Allergies Awareness Bill

County governments may soon have authority to make restaurants accommodate customers with food allergies.

03/17/2014

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Md. House Approves Criminal Records Shield Bill

Some nonviolent criminal records would be shielded from display on a state website, under a measure approved by the Maryland House of Delegates.

03/17/2014

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Md. House Passes Medical Marijuana Bill

The Maryland House of Delegates has passed by a wide margin a measure to make the state’s medical marijuana law effective.

03/17/2014

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Senate Passes Marijuana Decriminalization Bill

The Maryland Senate has overwhelmingly passed a measure reducing the penalty for marijuana possession to a $100 fine.

03/14/2014

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Supporters Square Off With Law Enforcement On Marijuana Legality

Marijuana remains the attention-getter in Annapolis this week. The Senate takes a final vote on decriminalizing marijuana Friday.

03/13/2014

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Md. Senate Moves Forward On Bill To Decriminalize Marijuana

Maryland inches forward on a bill to decriminalize marijuana.

03/12/2014

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House Votes To Hold Dog Owners Liable For Bites

The Maryland House has joined the Senate in passing a compromise measure on dog bite liability.

03/12/2014

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Holocaust Survivor Dies Before Maryland Reparations Hearing

A Holocaust survivor has died, days before giving testimony on a reparations bill. The bill says the state should enter into contracts with companies associated with the Holocaust only if reparations are made.

03/10/2014

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Md. Could Become 1st State To Ban Energy Drinks To Minors

Lethal liquid. That’s what some people are calling energy drinks like Monster. The family of one Maryland teen blames the beverage for her death.

03/07/2014

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Md. House Approves Minimum Wage Hike

The Maryland House of Delegates has approved phasing in an increase in the state’s minimum wage from $7.25 an hour to $10.10 by 2017.

03/07/2014

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Md. Seeks To Ease Pain Of Winter Heating Bills

Maryland utility regulators say the high cost of heating homes and businesses during this long, cold winter may put more customers at risk of being shut off after March 31.

03/07/2014

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