Republican leaders in Maryland have selected a new minority leader and minority whip for the state Senate.
The person who will fill a vacant state Senate seat on the Eastern Shore will likely be chosen by Maryland’s governor because votes for a replacement are split.
The start of the 2013 legislation session is just hours away. Lawmakers have a lot on their plate, including the fate of the death penalty.
Governor Martin O’Malley takes the podium in the House chamber for the annual State of the State Address. At a time when the state’s economy continues to put pressure on working families, he is pressing for a tax increase on gasoline.
A Maryland Republican state senator says his party has chosen new Senate leadership.