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.
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.
Set for a showdown. Maryland’s same-sex marriage bill may come down to just one or two votes. And Friday, it’s in the hands of the delegates.
The Maryland Network Against Domestic Violence will be holding its annual memorial service.
A showdown is building in Annapolis over same-sex marriage. On Monday night hundreds rallied against legislation to allow same-sex couples to marry.
Maryland lawmakers prepare to consider a bill to legalize same-sex marriage just as the dust settles from some controversial remarks from the governor’s wife.
A reworked bill to control septic systems in Maryland hasn’t calmed concerns about state control of local land use, officials with two key stakeholder groups said.
Maryland state senators sought to contrast their cooperative spirit with Washington’s partisan gridlock on Thursday by outlining bipartisan support for measures to help protect family farms, boost social studies in schools, extend scholarships for veterans and protect children from identity theft.
Maryland First Lady Katie O’Malley isn’t mincing any words when it comes to describing why she thinks gay marriage legislation failed last year.
House Speaker Michael Busch says lawmakers will discuss options for trying to increase jobs in Maryland during next week’s special session on congressional redistricting, but legislation aimed at spurring job growth won’t be taken on until the regular 90-day session in January.
Gov. Martin O’Malley says he’s still considering the possibility of pushing for legislation to help spur job growth in this month’s special session on congressional redistricting.
Senate Democrats are unveiling legislation that provides $6 billion in new disaster aid to help victims of Hurricane Irene and those from disasters dating to Hurricane Katrina.