Lawmakers’ plans to allow shielding of certain criminal records and reform Maryland’s bail system were lost in the shuffle of the legislative session’s final days.
Gov. Martin O’Malley says he plans to work on overhauling Maryland’s bail hearing system, after a bill that would have done so stalled in the Legislature.
The House and Senate have reached a final agreement on plans to make medical marijuana more widely available.
A member of Maryland’s Legislative Black Caucus is asking the House to fully decriminalize marijuana this year instead of just commissioning a study on the prospect.
All Maryland dog owners would be equally liable if their dogs bite someone but also would have a chance to defend themselves in court under a bill approved by the Maryland General Assembly on Thursday.
Supporters of a law that would strengthen the punishments for distracted driving accidents are urging Maryland lawmakers to pass the bill before time runs out in the General Assembly.
Sen. Edward Kasemeyer says Maryland should look to the film industry for jobs it has lost in manufacturing.
A House committee is preparing to take up a bill that would eliminate criminal charges for possessing small amounts of marijuana.
Maryland’s General Assembly is closer to a workable medical marijuana program.
The Maryland House of Delegates is set to vote on the state’s $39 billion budget for the next fiscal year.
A measure to prevent discrimination against people who are transgender has moved forward in the Maryland House of Delegates.
Maryland’s $39 billion budget is moving forward in the state’s House of Delegates.