House Ways and Means Committee
Standards are not the real problem with the much-criticized educational program known as Common Core; the real issue is how those standards are being applied, one lawmaker argued Wednesday before a House committee.
A panel of lawmakers will hear testimony about a measure to increase the number of early voting centers in Maryland from 48 to 59.
A bill that would extend early voting to the Sunday before Election Day and double the number of early voting centers was taken up Thursday by the House Ways and Means committee.
Maryland’s sales tax on alcohol would rise 50 percent in July, under legislation that advanced in the House of Delegates late Saturday night.
House lawmakers are pushing an abbreviated version of Gov. Martin O’Malley’s proposal to establish a high-tech investment fund.