House GOP leaders are putting the final touches on legislation that would significantly water down a recently enacted overhaul of the much criticized federal flood insurance program, easing many premium increases and allowing below-market rates to be passed on to people buying homes with taxpayer-subsidized policies.
In 2007, the Annapolis City Council passed a bill apologizing for slavery. The legislation also called for a time of education in the last week of October.
A federal judge in Baltimore will hear a challenge to Maryland’s new gun-control law Tuesday, the same day the measure containing some of the nation’s tightest firearm restrictions is scheduled to take effect.
Governor O’Malley signs new gun control legislation into law this week, but the fight over firearms is not over yet. Now, gun control groups push to get the issue before voters.
The General Assembly’s failure to pass legislation on dog bites has one lawmaker calling for a special session.
Opponents of Maryland’s new gun legislation are refusing to roll over. It is expected to go to referendum.
Maryland lawmakers on two panels voted Friday night to advance a gun control measure that is a top priority of Gov. Martin O’Malley’s legislative agenda, making some changes but leaving intact the most significant provisions.
Some Maryland lawmakers want to decriminalize small amounts of marijuana to save money.
A dogfight is developing in the House and Senate as the compromise on a bill announced at the start of the session collapses.
A Maryland Senate committee is working late on a gun-control measure.
Maryland lawmakers unveil a plan for gun control.
A Carroll County commissioner is planning to introduce legislation that would make English the official language of the county.