Md. Lawmakers Announce Gun Control Bills

Maryland lawmakers unveil a plan for gun control.


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Carroll Co. To Weigh English As Official Language

A Carroll County commissioner is planning to introduce legislation that would make English the official language of the county.


Jack Johnson was found guilty of corruption charges in December.  He was accused and convicted of accepting bribes.

Prince George’s Co. Executive Aims To Expand Ethics Office

Prince George’s County Executive Rushern Baker is proposing legislation that would strengthen the county’s ethics office.


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Bills In D.C. Seek Underground Power Lines

Pepco would be required to bury more power lines in the District of Columbia under legislation proposed by members of the D.C. Council.


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Cummings Introduces Dental Care Bill

Vermont U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders says America is experiencing a crisis in dental care, and has introduced legislation to address the issue.


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Md. Bill Bans Employers From Asking For Facebook & Twitter Passwords

Maryland lawmakers become the first in the nation to take a stand against companies accessing the social media accounts of current or future employees.


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Zirkin Says Child Support Bill May Need Amendment

State Sen. Robert Zirkin says the chamber might need to amend his legislation to put some prisoners’ child support payments on hold while they are incarcerated.


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Local Boards Will Still Comply With Disclosure Law

Legislation to scale back financial disclosure requirements for local elected officials will not move forward.



Gov. O’Malley Signs Bill Legalizing Gay Marriage

A major victory for Governor Martin O’Malley. Same-sex marriage signed into law. And right after the signing, he speaks only to WJZ.


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Bills To Change Public Defender Law Advance

Measures advanced in both the House and Senate Tuesday that would repeal a Maryland law requiring that poor defendants have a public defender present when district court commissioners are setting their bail.


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Md. Senate Committee Approves Same-Sex Marriage Legislation

The same-sex marriage bill passed by the House last week gets it first vote of approval in the Senate on Tuesday. A committee vote sends the measure to the floor of the Senate.


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Same-Sex Couples Overjoyed After Gay Marriage Bill Passes In Md. House

Same-sex couples are one step closer to walking down the aisle legally in Maryland. The Civil Marriage Protection Act narrowly passed in the House of Delegates.





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