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states across the U.S. are looking to raise fuel taxes they say are needed to pay for roads and bridges that are outdated, congested and in some cases, dangerous.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.
The plea for more jobs is at the center of a march from Maryland to Washington D.C. this holiday weekend.
Back to work in Annapolis, where lawmakers gathered Wednesday for the start of the 2012 legislative session, and they’ve got a lot on their plates.
A congressional official says Democrats on the deficit-cutting supercommittee have rejected a last-ditch offer from the Republicans that would curb deficits by $545 billion over the next decade.
Maryland lawmakers are discussing ways to spur job growth by accelerating borrowing in the state’s capital budget in upcoming years to invest in infrastructure.