The Maryland Senate on Wednesday approved a state budget change to withhold $500,000 from a state agency — unless it provides more information about Gov. Martin O’Malley’s proposal to relocate a housing department.
Increasing the state’s gas tax is a hugely unpopular idea but Governor Martin O’Malley says it needs to be done. To that end, he took his message to lawmakers Wednesday afternoon.
Advocates for medical marijuana are testifying in favor of measures in Maryland to allow it, but Gov. Martin O’Malley’s administration is opposed out of concern that state employees could face federal prosecution for implementing the proposals before lawmakers.
Some eye-opening news out of Annapolis as lawmakers look for ways to balance the budget.
As if gas prices weren’t high enough, several states across the U.S. are looking to raise fuel taxes they say are needed to pay for roads and bridges that are outdated, congested and in some cases, dangerous.
Broken doors, hot classrooms and cracked floors. It’s what Baltimore teachers and students say they deal with everyday. But the city’s proposed bottle tax increase could change that.
People who leave a job to escape domestic violence would be eligible for unemployment benefits under a measure coming before Maryland lawmakers.
Maryland lawmakers want to enable police to pull someone over if they are talking on a handheld cell phone while driving.
Maryland smokers brace for another tax hike, this time on products other than cigarettes.
Gov. Martin O’Malley’s proposal to shift part of the expense of teacher pensions to Maryland counties prompted lawmakers on Friday to question whether the added cost should be factored into a state law that requires counties to maintain a certain amount of spending on schools.
Maryland Democratic Reps. Christopher Van Hollen and John Sarbanes are joining Democratic state lawmakers in pushing for a U.S. constitutional amendment to overturn the Supreme Court’s Citizens United case, which stripped away some limits on campaign contributions.
Maryland’s General Assembly has passed a measure that redistricts five Somerset County commissioner districts.