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Md. Lawmakers Announce Gun Control Bills

Maryland lawmakers unveil a plan for gun control.

12/19/2012

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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Lawmakers Back In Annapolis For Special Session To Close Budget Hole

Standoff at the State House. Lawmakers battle to hammer out a budget during a special session–and that could mean higher taxes for you!

05/14/2012

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O’Malley Says He Wants To Build Consensus Before Calling Special Budget Session

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.

04/12/2012

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O’Malley: Consensus Needed Before Special Session

Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley isn’t setting a timeframe for holding a special session to try to undo $512 million in budget cuts.

04/12/2012

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Budget Comes Down To The Wire For State Lawmakers

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.

04/09/2012

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Md. Panel Makes Progress On Income Tax Hikes

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.

04/07/2012

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Md. Lawmakers Mull Over Bill To Prohibit Employers From Asking For Facebook Passwords

Standard practice? Or privacy invasion? Some companies are now asking employees to hand over their Facebook passwords. Now, Facebook is firing back.

03/23/2012

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