Gun control advocates hope key parts of a comprehensive measure aimed at controlling gun violence in Maryland will take root in other states grappling to limit firearms access by criminals and the mentally ill in the aftermath of the Newtown, Conn., massacre.
Maryland’s law requiring handgun permit applicants to demonstrate a “good and substantial reason” for carrying a weapon outside their own home or business is constitutional, a federal appeals court ruled Thursday.
The Maryland House of Delegates has passed a measure to strengthen laws against distracted driving.
A state Senate committee has approved legislation to tighten controls on gun ownership in Maryland.
A Maryland Department of Planning report says two Maryland counties have “largely ignored” a law designed to limit septics growth to fight pollution.
Democratic Gov. Martin O’Malley is proposing legislation to increase the number of early voting days from six to eight and to allow people to register at the polls just before they vote early.
Attorney General Doug Gansler is providing some tips for parents who want to take advantage of a new Maryland law to protect children from identity theft.
A Charles County official says the county is working to strike a balance between developing urban areas and preserving rural landscapes.
The Supreme Court is now scheduled to review a controversial DNA law which allows police to take samples of suspected criminals before they’re convicted. The law is expected to be reviewed next year and political figures are already weighing in
Some lawmakers and Gov. Martin O’Malley are wondering: Has the Internet made it too easy for citizens to petition a new law to the ballot for voters decide?
New Maryland traffic safety laws will go into effect on Monday. When power outages knock out traffic lights at intersections, all cars approaching a dark intersection must stop.
Maryland State Police are reminding motorists that a change in the state’s child safety seat law will remove a weight exemption.