Paying more to smoke. Candidates for seats in the General Assembly are being asked to state their positions on a cigarette tax hike.
A measure to increase penalties for distracted driving that cause serious accidents has been passed by the Maryland General Assembly.
Here’s a look at some measures already approved by the Maryland General Assembly, which adjourns at midnight Monday.
For supporters, it’s a legislative high. Maryland’s House of Delegates has passed a law decriminalizing possession of small amounts of marijuana.
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.
The Maryland General Assembly has given final approval to the state’s $38.7 billion budget.
There are some changes ahead in the way Maryland jurisdictions operate speed cameras. The General Assembly passes new regulations.
People who commit domestic violence in front of a child will face more time in prison, under a bill passed by the Maryland General Assembly.
A measure to raise Maryland’s minimum wage has moved a step further.
A $4.3 million expansion of pre-kindergarten has been approved by the Maryland General Assembly.
Gov. Martin O’Malley’s proposal to expand Maryland’s wildland system has been approved by the state Legislature.
Lawmakers tasked with reconciling the House and Senate budgets have approved a first round of minor compromises. They are saving the toughest decisions for later this week.