Maryland’s Democratic primary for attorney general has turned into what could be the closest statewide race next week.
We’re a week to the day away from the state primary and candidates Jon Cardin and Brian Frosh are in a heated contest to become the democratic candidate for attorney general.
The race to replace Attorney General Doug Gansler gets heated. Gansler is running for governor and that leaves the office of attorney general wide open.
The Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence has endorsed state Sen. Brian Frosh in his Democratic primary bid for attorney general.
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.