Md. Gen. Assembly All-Male Panel Made Decision On Rape LegislationIn a decision made by an all-male committee, Md. Gen Assembly did not pass legislation that would allow rape victims to terminate the parental rights of their rapist.
Md. Bill Involves Domestic Abusers Wearing GPS TrackersA law passed by the Maryland's General Assembly this week authorizes the use of GPS tracking devices for abusers.
Gov. Hogan Calling This His Best Session EverLawmakers played "beat the clock" on hundreds of bills before the session ended at midnight.
Maryland Lawmakers Vote To Limit School TestingThe Maryland General Assembly has approved limits on school testing.
Maryland Lawmakers Weigh 'Right to Try' BillMaryland lawmakers may open a way for terminally ill patients to try new drugs outside of clinical trials.
Bill May Ban Foam To-Go Food Containers in MarylandAll expanded polystyrene products used for packaging food products, including foam carriers, could be banned from all Maryland food businesses if pending legislation is passed in the General Assembly this session.
Bill Aims to Improve Crime Victim Notifications in MarylandA crime-victim advocacy group is supporting a bill in the Maryland General Assembly aimed at making automated notifications to victims more accurate and timely.
Maryland Lawmakers Set To Expand AG Powers Due To TrumpMaryland's General Assembly is poised to empower the state's attorney general to sue the federal government without Gov. Hogan's permission.
A Lot On The Agenda As Maryland Legislature Starts 90-Day SessionThe Maryland General Assembly is back in business, as the 2017 session is underway, and there's a lot on the agenda.
Montgomery County Officials To Vote On Paid Sick LeaveThe Montgomery County Council is set to debate and vote on whether to require paid sick leave in the county.
Montgomery County Officials Approve Paid Sick LeaveA panel of Montgomery County Council members has approved a measure to require paid sick leave in the county.
Shield Bill Passes General Assembly, Offers Second ChancesThousands of Maryland residents with criminal histories may get a second chance.