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.
Charter School Bill Graduates From General AssemblyGov. Larry Hogan's charter school expansion bill is heading back to his desk looking dramatically different.
Md. Budget Passed Amid Disagreement With Governor, LawmakersBudget 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 UpdateA bill to update Maryland's public information act is heading to the governor's desk.
Md. Lawmakers Pass Public Campaign Finance BillThe 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.
Md. Lawmakers Pass Film Tax Credit MeasureThe 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.