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Baltimore County Delegate Emmett Burns and his congregation spent part of Sunday in prayer for Jack and Leslie Johnson, two Prince George's County political figures recently charged with corruption.

Del. Burns Criticized For Letterhead Sent To Ravens Opposing Same-Sex Marriage

A Maryland state delegate is reprimanded by an ethics committee. Del. Emmett Burns misused official stationary in a letter to the Baltimore Ravens urging the team to silence players who support same-sex marriage.

02/06/2013

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Md. House Reprimands Anne Arundel Republican

The Maryland House of Delegates voted 127-3 on Tuesday to reprimand a lawmaker for trying to change legislation in a way that would have helped him get his suspended real estate license back.

02/05/2013

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Former Maryland Lawmaker Dies After House Fire

Authorities say a longtime Maryland legislator and teacher has died after she was pulled from a fire in her Prince George’s County home.

01/28/2013

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Attorneys: Lawmaker Should Be Reinstated To Office

A Maryland lawmaker removed from office for misconduct will fight to be reinstated, arguing that because her punishment was modified to probation, she is eligible to serve, her attorneys said Tuesday.

11/14/2012

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Del. Tiffany Alston Enters Plea Deal For Misconduct

A Maryland lawmaker’s future in office is uncertain after she entered a plea deal on Tuesday to settle two separate criminal cases for paying an employee in her law office $800 in state money and using campaign money to pay for wedding expenses.

10/09/2012

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Jury Begins Deliberations In Alston Case

The case of a Maryland lawmaker accused of theft and misconduct in office has gone to the jury in Anne Arundel County Circuit Court.

06/11/2012

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Attorneys Rest Case In Trial Of Lawmaker

Attorneys have rested their case in the trial of a Maryland lawmaker accused of theft and misconduct.

06/08/2012

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Maryland Bill Seeks To Protect Professors

A Baltimore lawmaker has proposed a bill seeking to protect the academic freedom of professors. However, the bill by Del. Sandy Rosenberg is now prompting freedom of information concerns.

02/05/2012

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Sen. Ulysses Currie On Trial Next Month On Bribery Charges

A federal judge on Friday denied a request to dismiss bribery charges against the longtime lawmaker.

08/05/2011

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Delegate Seeks Illegal Immigrant Tuition Lawsuit

A Maryland lawmaker says he is talking to attorneys about filing a lawsuit against a measure allowing in-state tuition for illegal immigrants.

04/14/2011

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Key Lawmaker Wants To Study Md. Septic Ban Idea

A measure banning septic systems for new, major subdivisions in Maryland should be delayed for further study, because lawmakers from both parties are worried about its economic impact, a key lawmaker recommended to Gov. Martin O’Malley.

03/01/2011