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Lawmakers Question Energy Drink Execs After Death Of Md. Teen

Energy drink companies come under fire as state lawmakers spotlight the dangers of caffeine-rich products to minors.

07/31/2013

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Rehiring Sought For Fired Youth Center Teachers

Lawmakers from western Maryland are seeking the rehiring of ten teachers who were dismissed last month from the state’s juvenile justice system.

07/21/2013

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Md. Delegate Calls For Special Session After Dog Bite Legislation Fails

The General Assembly’s failure to pass legislation on dog bites has one lawmaker calling for a special session.

04/12/2013

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Md. House Panels Approve Gun Control Bill

Maryland lawmakers on two panels voted Friday night to advance a gun control measure that is a top priority of Gov. Martin O’Malley’s legislative agenda, making some changes but leaving intact the most significant provisions.

03/29/2013

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Lawmakers Continue Push To Pass Gas Tax Increase

Lawmakers are on the third leg of a Democratic leadership push to get a gas tax hike passed before the end of the session.

03/26/2013

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Maryland Moms Push Lawmakers For Gun Control

Some Maryland moms want lawmakers to pass comprehensive gun control legislation.

03/26/2013

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House Votes To Extend DNA Sampling For Arrestees

The Maryland House of Delegates has voted to maintain a much-debated state law that allows police to take DNA samples from arrestees without a warrant.

03/14/2013

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Md. Senate Hears Marijuana Decriminalization Bill

Some Maryland lawmakers want to decriminalize small amounts of marijuana to save money.

03/13/2013

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AAA & Lawmakers Ask For Major Changes To Speed Camera System

Faulty speed cameras are at the center of a debate in Annapolis. Critics are calling for major changes to the state’s system after thousands of bad tickets were issued.

03/05/2013

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Governor Discusses Transportation Funding With Md. Lawmakers

Gov. Martin O’Malley has met with the legislature’s top lawmakers to talk about transportation funding issues.

02/28/2013

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U.S. Lawmakers Meet With Alan Gross In Cuban Prison

U.S. lawmakers confirmed on Wednesday that they visited an American man whose detention and long sentence in Cuba has hampered efforts to improve ties between the countries, but they gave no details on his condition or what was said.

02/20/2013

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U.S. Lawmakers Meet Raul Castro In Cuba About Jailed Marylander

U.S. lawmakers met with President Raul Castro and other senior Cuban officials Tuesday and were told they would be given access to an American imprisoned in Havana. The State Department said the legislators would push for his release.

02/19/2013

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