Decriminalizing marijuana, raising the minimum wage and adjusting the fees paid to contain polluted stormwater are all likely to find their way into debates during this year’s legislative session.
Del. Robert Costa says he is retiring from Maryland’s General Assembly after this year.
Could Maryland be the next state to have a controversial “stand your ground” law? A state delegate is proposing just that.
The Maryland General Assembly could help efforts to fight public corruption by passing a measure to allow state prosecutors to grant immunity to witnesses so their testimony could not be used against them, the state prosecutor wrote in a report released Wednesday.
Carroll County will use county funding to contribute to a state-mandated stormwater remediation effort instead of implementing a fee for individual residents and businesses.
The Anne Arundel County property owners are getting a break on a new stormwater fee.
An extensive revamping of Maryland’s campaign finance laws is raising donation limits for individuals, while emphasizing disclosure and enabling the state elections board to fine violators.
In Annapolis Tuesday, state leaders signed new bills into law, and explained what went wrong with others.
Bills proposing a minimum wage raise, decriminalizing small amounts of marijuana and a change to how pet owners are held accountable for dog bites all failed during a Maryland General Assembly session marked by the passage of many bills supported by the governor.
The Maryland General Assembly is sailing into the last day of this year’s legislative session on Monday under unusual circumstances: Bills tackling the budget, gun control, repealing the death penalty and other major issues already have been sent to Gov. Martin O’Malley for his signature.
The Maryland House of Delegates has passed a measure to adjust how money from a state venture capital fund can be used to try to make it more effective.
The House of Delegates gave final approval Saturday to a measure giving the Prince George’s County executive more control over the county’s school system.