General Assembly

Martin O'Malley

Outgoing Md. Gov. Talks About 8 Yrs. In Office, Future Plans

Governor O’Malley reveals challenges he faced during his 8 years in office. Maryland’s outgoing chief executive also outlines his plans for the future.

01/16/2015

Maryland General Assembly

Maryland Legislative Session Set To Begin

Maryland’s legislative session is beginning with a lot of new faces.

01/14/2015

Larry Hogan

Maryland General Assembly Prepares To Convene, Focus On Budget Cuts

Bracing for bad news. The Maryland General Assembly will be sworn in Wednesday and already the focus is on possible budget cuts.

01/13/2015

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Md. Commission To Recommend Ending Pre-Trial Bonds

A Maryland commission is recommending the state stop requiring people accused of crimes to post bond as a condition of release before trial.

11/12/2014

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Md. Medical Marijuana Getting Down To Business

The business of medical marijuana is the focus of a meeting in Bethesda.

10/08/2014

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Former Delegate Leads Democratic Money Effort

D. Bruce Poole, a Hagerstown attorney and former Democratic majority leader in the Maryland General Assembly, is leading a statewide fundraising effort to help Democrats get elected to the House of Delegates.

06/28/2014

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Md. Voter Turnout Lowest In Years For Primary

Some incumbents from both parties in the Maryland General Assembly lost primary races amid low voter turnout.

06/25/2014

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General Assembly Candidates Asked To State Positions On Cigarette Tax Hike

Paying more to smoke. Candidates for seats in the General Assembly are being asked to state their positions on a cigarette tax hike.

04/09/2014

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Maryland Passes ‘Jake’s Law,’ Bill On Distracted Driving

A measure to increase penalties for distracted driving that cause serious accidents has been passed by the Maryland General Assembly.

04/07/2014

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A Look At Bills Approved By The General Assembly

Here’s a look at some measures already approved by the Maryland General Assembly, which adjourns at midnight Monday.

04/07/2014

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Md. House Of Delegates Passes Marijuana Decriminalization Bill

For supporters, it’s a legislative high. Maryland’s House of Delegates has passed a law decriminalizing possession of small amounts of marijuana.

04/05/2014

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Maryland Senate Approves Minimum Wage Increase

The Maryland Senate voted Saturday to increase the state’s minimum wage from $7.25 an hour to $8 in January, the first in a series of incremental hikes that will lead to a $10.10 wage in July 2018.

04/05/2014

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