House Of Delegates
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.
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.
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.
Del. Bill Frick has withdrawn from the race for Maryland attorney general and will instead seek re-election to the House of Delegates.
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.
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.
State Sen. Jennie Forehand says she won’t run for re-election.
Gov. Martin O’Malley has appointed the Queen Anne’s County Commission president to fill a vacancy in the House of Delegates.
Montgomery County Del. Susan Lee is running for state Senate.
The Maryland House of Delegates has approved the state’s $37 billion budget on a 103-36 vote.
Big changes may be ahead for Maryland gun owners. The House of Delegates has passed a bill that would give Maryland some of the strictest gun laws in the country.
The Maryland House of Delegates has approved more than tripling a tax credit for film production to $25 million for the next fiscal year.