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Md. Lawmakers Approve Mandated Full Funding For GCEI

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.

04/14/2015

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Md. Budget Passed Amid Disagreement With Governor, Lawmakers

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.

04/13/2015

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Lawbreakers Getting Second Chances From Md. Lawmakers

Bills giving law-breakers a chance to get back on their feet are making progress in the Maryland General Assembly — and with bipartisan support.

04/05/2015

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Lawmakers Spar On Ruling Requiring Lawyers At Bail Hearings

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.

04/03/2015

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Maryland Lawmakers Postpone Right-To-Die Bill For More Study

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.

04/02/2015

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Developmentally Disabled To Push For More Maryland Funding

Advocates for the developmentally disabled are urging lawmakers to restore funding cut from the state budget.

02/19/2015

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Advocates Want Protection For Minors Against Indoor Tanning

Ban the tan. Annapolis is considering outlawing tanning beds for minors.

02/12/2015

2 Maryland Senators Sworn In As Replacements

Two Maryland lawmakers were sworn in as senators to replace their peers who moved on to be part of Gov. Larry Hogan’s administration.

02/02/2015

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Maryland Lawmakers Discuss Upcoming Session, Budget Woes

State and local officials in Maryland are wondering what will be cut next due to budget challenges.

01/09/2015

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Secret Service Chief Resigns After Security Lapses

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.

10/01/2014

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Lawmakers Urge Court To Block Chesapeake Cleanup

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.

06/24/2014

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Compromises Fail On Several High-Profile Md. Bills

Lawmakers’ plans to allow shielding of certain criminal records and reform Maryland’s bail system were lost in the shuffle of the legislative session’s final days.

04/09/2014

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