A new budget deal for Maryland provokes some controversy. Powerful political leaders engage in a battle of wills over cuts made by the governor. And the battle does not appear to be over.
A Maryland state senator says he’ll introduce a bill this year to make it legal for Maryland doctors to help terminally ill patients end their own lives.
Republican state Delegate LeRoy Myers is leaving the Maryland legislature to run for Washington County commissioner next year.
Maryland lawmakers have passed a campaign finance reform bill.
The Lombardi Trophy is coming to Annapolis, even if just for a visit with some Baltimore Ravens.
Faith leaders want the Maryland legislature to restore budget cuts that came with the so-called doomsday budget passed by the General Assembly earlier this month.
Gov. Martin O’Malley says he plans to meet with the General Assembly’s presiding officers to discuss a special session on the budget.
The meltdown of a Maryland budget compromise that would have raised income taxes to avert about $512 million in cuts overshadowed an uneasy bill signing ceremony with the Legislature’s presiding officers and Gov. Martin O’Malley, who now must decide whether and when to call a special session to try again.
Tax hikes are out, and cuts are in. That’s the way the General Assembly left the state budget after failing to pass a revenue package Monday night.
In a strange ending full of finger-pointing over failures, the Maryland General Assembly adjourned Monday at midnight after running out of time and failing to pass a key revenue plan needed to avoid hundreds of millions of dollars in budget cuts.
It’s down to the wire for Maryland’s legislative session and just in time, lawmakers are trying to come to a compromise on the state’s embattled budget.
Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley is expected to appear on radio and television shows as the Maryland General Assembly wraps up its 90-day session.