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Md. Counties Mixed In Responding To New Growth Law

A Charles County official says the county is working to strike a balance between developing urban areas and preserving rural landscapes.

11/27/2012

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Gov. O’Malley’s DNA Law Set To Be Reviewed By Supreme Court

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

11/10/2012

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Is It Too Easy To Petition A Law To The Voters?

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?

11/09/2012

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New Law Requires Drivers To Stop At Intersections With Non-Functioning Traffic Lights

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.

09/30/2012

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Md. Safety Seat Law Change Removes Weight Limit

Maryland State Police are reminding motorists that a change in the state’s child safety seat law will remove a weight exemption.

09/27/2012

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New Md. Moped Helmet Law Goes Into Effect Monday

Maryland moped riders will have to wear helmets and eye protection beginning Monday.

09/26/2012

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Court Suspends Delegate Alston’s License To Practice Law

Maryland’s highest court has indefinitely suspended Delegate Tiffany Alston’s license to practice law.

09/25/2012

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Companies To Be Put On Notice About Law On Iran

Maryland has a new law prohibiting companies from investing in Iran’s energy sector, and the Board of Public Works is set to put companies on notice about it.

09/18/2012

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Judge Blocks Enforcement Of Law Requiring Federal Employees To Disclose Internet Financial Transactions

A federal judge has temporarily blocked enforcement of a new insider trading law that would require nearly 30,000 federal workers to disclose details about their financial transactions on the Internet.

09/13/2012

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New Law Will Require Helmets For Moped Drivers

Maryland State Police are notifying residents that a new law will require motor scooter and moped operators and riders to wear a helmet and eye protection.

08/22/2012

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New D.C. Drunken Driving Law To Take Effect

A new law that toughens penalties for drunken driving in the nation’s capital takes effect Wednesday, but the city’s police department still is not using breath tests on suspected drunken drivers more than a year after the tests were suspended.

08/02/2012

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Md. Attorney General Seeks Stay On Gun Ruling

Maryland Attorney General Doug Gansler is asking a federal appeals court to delay the implementation of a judge’s ruling that Maryland’s gun permit law is unconstitutional, pending an appeal by the state.

07/27/2012

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