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.
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.
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.
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.