Maryland General Assembly

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.
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.
Senate Passes Disclosure Bill For Inauguration DonorsThe Maryland General Assembly has passed a measure to require private donations for inaugural festivities for the governor to be publicly disclosed.
Md. Lawmakers OK Fracking Ban Until Late 2017The Maryland General Assembly has passed a measure to prohibit fracking permits in the state until October 2017.
Md. General Assembly Approves Bill To Help Prevent FraudThe Maryland General Assembly has approved a measure aimed at stopping fraud and abuse in state and local government