Maryland General Assembly
Decriminalizing marijuana, raising the minimum wage and adjusting the fees paid to contain polluted stormwater are all likely to find their way into debates during this year’s legislative session.
Maryland is honoring the history and culture of the state’s American Indian community.
Sen. James Robey will serve as Senate majority leader during his final year in the Maryland General Assembly.
Republican leaders in Maryland have selected a new minority leader and minority whip for the state Senate.
A Montgomery County Democrat promises to stir things up in the party’s business-as-usual political machine.
The small town too large for one state is about to walk toward the center of Maryland’s political stage.
With deep-pocketed casino companies apparently satisfied with the Maryland General Assembly’s changes to the state’s gambling laws in 2012, the list of top-spending Annapolis lobbying groups returned to historical norms this year.
State Sen. Nancy Jacobs says she will not seek re-election next year.
The Anne Arundel County Council has voted to override the county executive’s veto of a stormwater remediation fee and will now consider emergency legislation to modify the fee.
An extensive revamping of Maryland’s campaign finance laws is raising donation limits for individuals, while emphasizing disclosure and enabling the state elections board to fine violators.
Bills proposing a minimum wage raise, decriminalizing small amounts of marijuana and a change to how pet owners are held accountable for dog bites all failed during a Maryland General Assembly session marked by the passage of many bills supported by the governor.
A measure to help veterans as they transition to the civilian workforce in Maryland has cleared the General Assembly.