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Bill To Restore Ex-Offender Voting Rights On Gov. Hogan’s Desk

West Baltimore, the center of recent unrest, is also home to large numbers of ex-offenders who want the governor to sign a bill restoring the right to vote immediately after release.

05/11/2015

governor

Lawmakers And Educators Butt Heads With Gov. Hogan

This may be the biggest policy disagreement between the governor and the General Assembly this year.

04/21/2015

budget

Lawmakers, Governor Reflect On Session & Which Bills Made The Cut

A new budget deal for Maryland provokes some controversy. Powerful political leaders engage in a battle of wills over cuts made by the governor. And the battle does not appear to be over.

04/14/2015

GENERAL ASSEMBLY

Maryland Lawmakers Meet For Weekend Session

Maryland lawmakers will be in session this weekend as the Legislature nears its scheduled adjournment.

04/11/2015

Hattie Harrison

Trailblazing Delegate To Be Memorialized In Portrait

One of the longest serving delegates and the first African American woman to chair a General Assembly legislative committee is being memorialized in a portrait.

03/27/2015

A man stands in front of a grave at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington County, Virigina. More than four million people visit the cemetery annually, many coming to pay final respects at graveside services, of which nearly 100 are conducted each week. (Photo by Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images)

Md. Lawmakers Approve Vietnam Veterans Commemorative Day

The Maryland General Assembly has voted to designate March 30 as a commemorative day recognizing Vietnam Veterans.

03/19/2015

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Voting Rights For Ex-Felons Take Step Forward In Senate

A bill is moving forward in the General Assembly that would restore an ex-felon’s voting rights while he is on parole or probation.

03/12/2015

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Md. Lawmakers Seek Foster Care Reform After Toddler’s Death

The death last year of a Frederick toddler has inspired bills in the General Assembly aimed at preventing children in foster care from being returned to abusive biological parents.

02/12/2015

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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