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Bills To Help Microbreweries Pass House

The Maryland House of Delegates wants to make it easier to get a microbrewed beer in Montgomery County.

03/11/2014

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2 Killed, 2 Hurt In West Baltimore House Fire

Two people are dead and two others are injured after a home erupted into a ball of fire on North Pulaski Street.

03/09/2014

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Carroll County House Fire Kills 1 Person, Injures Firefighter

The cause of a fatal house fire in Carroll County is under investigation.

03/09/2014

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Frederick Man Arrested For Attempted Arson At Home

Frederick police and fire officials have arrested a suspect for trying to set a house on fire.

03/09/2014

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Md. House Approves Minimum Wage Hike

The Maryland House of Delegates has approved phasing in an increase in the state’s minimum wage from $7.25 an hour to $10.10 by 2017.

03/07/2014

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Md. House Passes Needle Exchange Expansion

The Maryland House of Delegates has passed a measure to allow drug users to get more than one clean needle at one time in Baltimore’s needle exchange program.

03/07/2014

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Protective Order Bill Clears House Unanimously

A bill that would make it easier for abuse victims to obtain protective orders cleared the House of Delegates with a unanimous vote on Thursday.

03/06/2014

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Md. House Rejects Minimum Wage Indexing

The Maryland House of Delegates on Wednesday turned against Gov. Martin O’Malley’s plan to tie the minimum wage to inflation.

03/05/2014

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House Considers Raising Estate Tax Exemption

Some nonprofit organizations say Maryland’s estate tax is driving their wealthy donors out of state during retirement. They support a new bill raising the estate tax exemption to $5.34 million per spouse.

03/05/2014

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House Passes Bill Criminalizing ‘Revenge Porn’

The Maryland House of Delegates on Friday unanimously passed a bill making it a misdemeanor to post so-called “revenge porn” online.

02/28/2014

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Democrats Call For Rush On Minimum Wage Increase Bills

More than 20 Democrats in Maryland’s legislature are calling on their colleagues to get the minimum wage increase bills to the House and Senate floor as soon as possible.

02/26/2014

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House Passes Wildland Expansion Measure

The House of Delegates has passed a bill that would extend wildland protection to nearly 22,000 more acres of state-owned land.

02/26/2014

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