General Assembly

baltimore city detention center

General Assembly Looks At Ways To Cut Crime Behind Bars

The General Assembly is looking at ways to eliminate gang activity in the Baltimore City Detention Center.

01/22/2014

pit bull rally

Pit Bull Owners Push For No ‘Breed Specific Legislation’ From General Assembly This Session

The General Assembly will make another attempt to take the bite out of a court ruling that declared pit bulls inherently dangerous.

01/17/2014

general assembly

Wages, Marijuana, Polluted Water All On Md. Agenda

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.

01/04/2014

republican party logo

Md. Del. Robert Costa Says He’s Retiring

Del. Robert Costa says he is retiring from Maryland’s General Assembly after this year.

01/04/2014

maryland

Controversial ‘Stand Your Ground’ Law Could Make Its Way Into Md.

Could Maryland be the next state to have a controversial “stand your ground” law? A state delegate is proposing just that.

08/22/2013

(AP Photo/Dave Martin)

State Prosecutor Asks For Witness Immunity Powers

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.

08/07/2013

money, money generic, cash

Carroll County Will Pay Stormwater Fee, Not Residents

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.

06/28/2013

chesapeake bay water

Anne Arundel County Council Modifies Stormwater Fees

The Anne Arundel County property owners are getting a break on a new stormwater fee.

05/21/2013

money generic

Md. Emphasizes Disclosure In Campaign Finance

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.

04/13/2013

bill signing

Wind Energy Becomes First Bill Signed By Gov. O’Malley

In Annapolis Tuesday, state leaders signed new bills into law, and explained what went wrong with others.

04/09/2013

Maryland General Assembly

Key Bills Die In Maryland General Assembly

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.

04/09/2013

general assembly

Most Big Issues Resolved For Md. Legislature

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.

04/07/2013

more

previous

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 7,310 other followers