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Take A Glance: New Laws Taking Effect In Md. On Tuesday

Take a glance at new laws taking effect in Maryland on Tuesday.

10/01/2013

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Gov. O’Malley Slow To Commute Death Sentences To Life In Prison After Repeal

Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley, an outspoken death penalty opponent considering a 2016 presidential run, has yet to commute the sentences of the state’s five death row inmates despite his role in pushing a repeal of capital punishment that takes effect next month.

09/13/2013

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Survey: Md. Voters Not Satisfied With Access To State Information

When you need to know, where do you go? A survey of Maryland voters shows most are dissatisfied with the way the state does, or does not, make important information accessible.

08/15/2013

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Petition To Put Death Penalty Repeal On The 2014 Ballot Fails

There will be no death penalty question on the November ballot. The petition drive failed to clear the first hurdle.

05/31/2013

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O’Malley To Sign Death Penalty Repeal Next Week

Gov. Martin O’Malley plans to sign a measure repealing capital punishment in Maryland into law.

04/25/2013

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Md. House Advances Death Penalty Repeal Bill

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.

03/14/2013

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Md. House To Discuss Death Penalty Repeal

The Maryland House of Delegates will decide whether to repeal Maryland’s death penalty. Lawmakers open their debate in Annapolis Wednesday evening.

03/13/2013

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House Committee Approves Death Penalty Repeal Bill

Gov. O’Malley’s bill to repeal the death penalty is making headway, gaining approval from a Maryland House Committee.

03/08/2013

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Md. Senate Approves Death Penalty Repeal Bill 27-20

Death penalty opponents are celebrating a victory. Wednesday in a 27-20 vote the Maryland Senate approved Governor Martin O’Malley’s bill to end capital punishment in the state.

03/06/2013

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Md. Senate To Vote On Death Penalty Repeal Bill

Maryland state senators have given preliminary approval to a bill that would repeal the state’s death penalty, rejecting several amendments to maintain capital punishment in cases of heinous crime.

03/05/2013

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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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O’Malley Urges To Replace Death Penalty With Life Without Parole

Repealing the death penalty. Hearings are taking place in Annapolis for what some say could be the year Maryland ends capital punishment.

02/14/2013

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