Standoff at the State House. Lawmakers battle to hammer out a budget during a special session–and that could mean higher taxes for you!
Budget mess in Maryland. Millions of dollars for education and public safety on the chopping block. WJZ catches up with Gov. Martin O’Malley who says he’s not ready to call a special session just yet.
Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley isn’t setting a timeframe for holding a special session to try to undo $512 million in budget cuts.
It’s down to the wire for Maryland’s legislative session and just in time, lawmakers are trying to come to a compromise on the state’s embattled budget.
With time running short, a panel of Maryland lawmakers made progress on Saturday on proposals to raise income taxes for people who make more than $100,000.
Standard practice? Or privacy invasion? Some companies are now asking employees to hand over their Facebook passwords. Now, Facebook is firing back.
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states across the U.S. are looking to raise fuel taxes they say are needed to pay for roads and bridges that are outdated, congested and in some cases, dangerous.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.