Maryland toll reductions won’t harm transportation maintenance or current plans for projects, the state’s transportation secretary said Tuesday, though lawmakers questioned how the state revenue loss wouldn’t have a negative impact on infrastructure.
A Maryland funding formula that sends more money to parts of the state where education is more expensive would have to be fully funded in the budget for the next fiscal year, or else it would have to be fully funded the following year.
Budget crisis averted. Powerful political leaders went head-to-head over funding for the state for hours. The General Assembly has passed a final budget.
Bills giving law-breakers a chance to get back on their feet are making progress in the Maryland General Assembly — and with bipartisan support.
Maryland attorneys and lawmakers sparred Friday about a proposed constitutional amendment to nullify a court ruling that requires government-funded lawyers to be present at initial bail review hearings for the poor, but the debate might be all that results from the proposal this year.
A controversial bill that would give certain terminally ill people the ability to end their lives with a prescription drug needs more study, lawmakers said Thursday.
Advocates for the developmentally disabled are urging lawmakers to restore funding cut from the state budget.
Ban the tan. Annapolis is considering outlawing tanning beds for minors.
Two Maryland lawmakers were sworn in as senators to replace their peers who moved on to be part of Gov. Larry Hogan’s administration.
State and local officials in Maryland are wondering what will be cut next due to budget challenges.
Secret Service Director Julia Pierson abruptly resigned Wednesday in the face of multiple revelations of security breaches, bumbling in her agency and rapidly eroding confidence that the president and his family were being kept safe.
A group of 39 lawmakers is urging a federal court to block the Obama administration’s plan to clean up the Chesapeake Bay watershed, describing it as an unjustified power grab.