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Montgomery County Officials To Vote On Paid Sick Leave

The Montgomery County Council is set to debate and vote on whether to require paid sick leave in the county.


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Montgomery County Officials Approve Paid Sick Leave

A panel of Montgomery County Council members has approved a measure to require paid sick leave in the county.


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Shield Bill Passes General Assembly, Offers Second Chances

Thousands of Maryland residents with criminal histories may get a second chance.


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Charter School Bill Graduates From General Assembly

Gov. Larry Hogan’s charter school expansion bill is heading back to his desk looking dramatically different.



Md. Budget Passed Amid Disagreement With Governor, Lawmakers

Budget crisis averted. Powerful political leaders went head-to-head over funding for the state for hours. The General Assembly has passed a final budget.



Decades Old Information Act Gets 21st Century Update

A bill to update Maryland’s public information act is heading to the governor’s desk.


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Md. Lawmakers Pass Public Campaign Finance Bill

The Maryland General Assembly has approved a bill to bring back a voluntary check off on individual income tax returns for public campaign financing for governor.


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Md. Lawmakers Pass Film Tax Credit Measure

The amount of film tax credits for producers of movies and television shows in Maryland will be determined by the governor, under a bill that has cleared the Maryland General Assembly.



Md. Lawmakers Repeal Prohibition On Marijuana Paraphernalia

It would no longer be a crime to possess marijuana-related paraphernalia in Maryland, under a bill approved by the Maryland General Assembly.


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Senate Passes Disclosure Bill For Inauguration Donors

The Maryland General Assembly has passed a measure to require private donations for inaugural festivities for the governor to be publicly disclosed.


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Md. Lawmakers OK Fracking Ban Until Late 2017

The Maryland General Assembly has passed a measure to prohibit fracking permits in the state until October 2017.


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Md. General Assembly Approves Bill To Help Prevent Fraud

The Maryland General Assembly has approved a measure aimed at stopping fraud and abuse in state and local government