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Md. Lawmakers Take On Pit Bull Ruling

A bill that would reverse the designation of pit bulls as an “inherently dangerous” breed of dog moved closer to being passed by the Maryland House of Delegates.

02/19/2013

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Maryland Lawmakers Work To Ban Fake Pot

Synthetic marijuana is giving Maryland lawmakers real problems, prompting some to make the manufacture, possession or distribution of the drug illegal throughout the state.

02/15/2013

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Md. Lawmakers Propose Meat Antibiotics Labeling

A group of Maryland lawmakers wants meat labels to list antibiotics given to animals while they were raised.

02/08/2013

Tracking Hurricane Sandy

Downtown Annapolis Gets Boost From Legislators

The legislative season has arrived, giving downtown businesses a chance to woo lawmakers with everything from coffee to crab cakes.

01/30/2013

Capitol Hill

Opinion: New Beginnings

This New Year ushers in a new Congress and a large Freshman class. Here’s hoping that new faces create needed change on the Hill.

01/04/2013

Fiscal Cliff

Marylanders Frustrated Over Impending Fiscal Cliff

Local frustration is growing over the impending fiscal cliff. Some Marylanders have heated messages for the president and lawmakers.

12/29/2012

guns

Md. Lawmakers Announce Gun Control Bills

Maryland lawmakers unveil a plan for gun control.

12/19/2012

early voting

Md. Lawmakers Push To Expand Early Voting In 2014

The lessons of the 2012 election may change the way Marylanders vote in 2014. Some lawmakers say it’s time to expand early voting.

11/27/2012

petition signing

Is It Too Easy To Petition A Law To The Voters?

Some lawmakers and Gov. Martin O’Malley are wondering: Has the Internet made it too easy for citizens to petition a new law to the ballot for voters decide?

11/09/2012

DNA collecting

Lawmakers Urge Supreme Court To Look At DNA Ruling

A bipartisan group of 19 Maryland lawmakers is planning to file a legal brief urging the U.S. Supreme Court to review a Maryland ruling that struck down a law allowing police to collect DNA samples from people charged with violent crimes and burglaries.

09/17/2012

gambling

O’Malley Hopeful On Special Session For Gambling

Maryland lawmakers may still be able to reach a consensus that would put expanded gambling on the November ballot and potentially put hundreds of millions of dollars in the state education fund.

07/16/2012

pit bull on leash

Foes Of Pit Bull Ruling Unleash Criticism

There’s new fallout over a landmark ruling declaring pit bulls dangerous. Emotions ran high as animal lovers expressed their fears to lawmakers that they could lose their beloved pets. For one family, it was extraordinarily personal.

06/19/2012

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