Gov. Martin O’Malley says he plans to work on overhauling Maryland’s bail hearing system, after a bill that would have done so stalled in the Legislature.
A House committee wants to delay the Senate’s plan to rework Maryland’s bail hearing process, and reevaluate that plan after studying it for three years.
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.
Maryland’s House of Delegates has passed a measure allowing 70-mph speed limits on expressways and interstate highways, but the bill apparently won’t receive a Senate vote.
A Maryland Senate has approved a measure to get the state’s medical marijuana law working.
A large union for Maryland teachers is endorsing state Sen. Brian Frosh for attorney general.
Top officials in both the prosecutor and public defender offices are supporting a bill that would reduce pretrial release decisions to a formula, based on factors like criminal history.
This week a Senate committee plans to take up another bill that would reform Maryland’s bail-setting process.
New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg is endorsing Maryland state Sen. Brian Frosh in his bid for attorney general.
State Sen. Brian Frosh is announcing endorsements for his bid to be Maryland’s attorney general by two people who had the job over a 28-year period.
Montgomery County Del. Susan Lee is running for state Senate.
A key legislative committee votes to repeal Maryland’s death penalty.