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Public Debate Continues Over The Marijuana Decriminalization Bill

Major changes to Maryland’s marijuana laws. This weekend, decriminalization passed the House of Delegates.

04/06/2014

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Md. Senate Panel Changes Minimum Wage Bill

A Maryland Senate panel has made some substantial changes to a measure to raise the state’s minimum wage.

04/02/2014

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Md. General Assembly Approves Wildland Expansion

Gov. Martin O’Malley’s proposal to expand Maryland’s wildland system has been approved by the state Legislature.

04/01/2014

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70-MPH Speed Limit Bill Won’t Advance To Senate

Maryland’s House of Delegates has passed a measure allowing 70-mph speed limits on expressways and interstate highways, but the bill apparently won’t receive a Senate vote.

03/27/2014

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Md. Senate Approves Raising Estate Tax Exemption

The Maryland Senate on Thursday approved raising the exemption on the estate tax due to concerns that higher taxes are causing wealthy people to leave the state.

03/20/2014

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Law Would Prevent Smart Meters From Selling Secrets

Smart meters may promise a new way to track home electricity, but they’re also prompting a push for new laws to control the technology.

03/06/2014

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Del. Frick Withdraws From Race For Md. Attorney General

Del. Bill Frick has withdrawn from the race for Maryland attorney general and will instead seek re-election to the House of Delegates.

02/26/2014

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House Approves Governing Board For Radio Network

The infrastructure for Maryland’s emergency radio system is up and running for the eastern half of the state, but some counties aren’t signing on until they’re guaranteed a voice in how it’s managed.

02/21/2014

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After Jail Sentence, Dwyer Removed From House Committee

A Maryland lawmaker who is serving a jail sentence on weekends for drunken boating has been removed from a committee in the House of Delegates.

01/09/2014

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State Sen. Jennie Forehand Not Seeking Re-Election

State Sen. Jennie Forehand says she won’t run for re-election.

01/03/2014

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O’Malley Appoints Arentz To House Of Delegates

Gov. Martin O’Malley has appointed the Queen Anne’s County Commission president to fill a vacancy in the House of Delegates.

11/12/2013

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Delegate Lee To Seek Md. Senate Seat

Montgomery County Del. Susan Lee is running for state Senate.

08/06/2013

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