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O’Malley To Keep Working To Overhaul Bail System

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.

04/07/2014

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House Committee Votes To Slow Down Bail Reforms

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.

04/03/2014

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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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70-MPH Speed Limit Bill Won’t Advance To Senate

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.

03/27/2014

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Md. Senate Panel Approves Medical Marijuana Bill

A Maryland Senate has approved a measure to get the state’s medical marijuana law working.

03/25/2014

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Md. Teachers’ Union Endorses Frosh For Attorney General

A large union for Maryland teachers is endorsing state Sen. Brian Frosh for attorney general.

03/15/2014

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Prosecutors, Defenders Back Pretrial Release Bill

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.

02/19/2014

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Senate Committees To Review Pretrial, Wage Bills

This week a Senate committee plans to take up another bill that would reform Maryland’s bail-setting process.

02/17/2014

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N.Y. Mayor Bloomberg Endorses Frosh For Md. Attorney General

New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg is endorsing Maryland state Sen. Brian Frosh in his bid for attorney general.

12/18/2013

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Sen. Frosh To Be Endorsed By Curran And Sachs In 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.

08/20/2013

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Delegate Lee To Seek Md. Senate Seat

Montgomery County Del. Susan Lee is running for state Senate.

08/06/2013

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Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee Votes To Repeal Md. Death Penalty

A key legislative committee votes to repeal Maryland’s death penalty.

02/21/2013

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