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O’Malley Urges Senate To Reject Keystone Pipeline

Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley took to Facebook to voice his disproval of the Keystone XL pipeline from Canada to the Texas Gulf Coast.

11/18/2014

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House OKs Bill To Address Border Crisis

House Republicans passed legislation late Friday to address the crisis on the U.S.-Mexico border.

08/01/2014

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GOP Drafting Bill To Ease Flood Insurance Hikes

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.

02/20/2014

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Historian Aims To Honor 150th Emancipation Date

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.

01/18/2014

Guns

Hearing Set Tuesday On Md. Gun Control Challenge

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.

09/27/2013

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New Ad Campaign To Launch In Support Of Firearm Safety Act

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.

05/19/2013

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Md. Delegate Calls For Special Session After Dog Bite Legislation Fails

The General Assembly’s failure to pass legislation on dog bites has one lawmaker calling for a special session.

04/12/2013

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Assault Weapons To Be Raffled Off At Controversial Fundraiser In Pasadena

Opponents of Maryland’s new gun legislation are refusing to roll over. It is expected to go to referendum.

04/10/2013

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Md. House Panels Approve Gun Control Bill

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.

03/29/2013

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Md. Senate Hears Marijuana Decriminalization Bill

Some Maryland lawmakers want to decriminalize small amounts of marijuana to save money.

03/13/2013

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House & Senate Tangle Over Dog Bite Legislation

A dogfight is developing in the House and Senate as the compromise on a bill announced at the start of the session collapses.

03/12/2013

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Senator Committee Working Late On Gun Control Bill

A Maryland Senate committee is working late on a gun-control measure.

02/21/2013

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