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Bill Being Considered In Annapolis To Raise Max Speed Limit From 65 To 70

There is a new push in Annapolis to raise some state speed limits to 70 mph. It’s already cleared the House, and it’s headed to the Senate.

02/20/2014

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Lawmakers In Washington Calling For Investigation Into Target Data Breach

There are calls for a federal investigation in the Target data breach that’s left 110 million customers exposed to potential fraud.

01/15/2014

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Annapolis Shops Prepare To Feed Lawmakers

Downtown Annapolis businesses are expecting the annual winter boost thanks to the return of the Maryland General Assembly.

01/14/2014

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Md. Lawmakers Outline Session Priorities

A Maryland court ruling requiring poor defendants to have an attorney at initial bail hearings is expected to be a significant issue in the upcoming legislative session, along with a challenging budget situation, debate about raising the minimum wage and revisiting contentious stormwater management fees, leading lawmakers said Friday.

12/13/2013

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Tensions Reach Boiling Point As Government Shutdown Heads Into Weekend

President Obama wants a temporary bill on his desk with no strings attached. That’s the message he is sending to House Republicans, as the partial government shutdown heads into the weekend.

10/04/2013

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Witnesses Forced To Take Shelter During Shooting Incident On Capitol Hill React

The woman who led police on a chase from the White House to the Capitol is dead. Her bizarre behavior set off a massive police response and injured two officers. But it’s still not clear what was behind it.

10/03/2013

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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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