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.
Two measures to help battle domestic violence have been passed by the Maryland General Assembly.
A measure to prevent discrimination against people who are transgender cleared the Maryland General Assembly on Thursday, and Gov. Martin O’Malley plans to sign the bill into law.
Maryland drivers may soon be required to move over for tow truck operators. The House and Senate have both passed bills requiring drivers to use the same safety maneuvers for tow trucks that apply to police emergency vehicles.
Identical bills to greatly expand Sunday hunting opportunities in western Maryland have passed both houses of the General Assembly.