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O’Malley Urges To Replace Death Penalty With Life Without Parole

Repealing the death penalty. Hearings are taking place in Annapolis for what some say could be the year Maryland ends capital punishment.

02/14/2013

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Some Md. Legislators Compare O’Malley’s Gun Control Bill To Poll Tax

Governor Martin O’Malley’s gun control bill got raked over the coals in Annapolis Thursday.

01/31/2013

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O’Malley: There Are Enough Votes In House & Senate To Pass Offshore Wind

Governor Martin O’Malley appears to have cleared a hurdle in his quest to put a wind farm off the coast of Ocean City. It’s a renewable energy project supporters say will reduce global warming.

01/22/2013

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Frederick Legislators Vote To Fight Stormwater Fee

Frederick County lawmakers voted to support a bill releasing the county from charging property owners a stormwater runoff fee.

01/19/2013

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New Bill Reverses ‘Inherently Dangerous’ Pit Bull Ruling

Maryland lawmakers reached a compromise on pit bull legislation.

01/17/2013

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New Bill Could Overturn Pit Bull Ruling

There’s new hope for pit bull owners. A bill being proposed in the Maryland General Assembly could overrule a court ruling calling all pit bulls vicious dogs.

01/16/2013

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Maryland General Assembly To Tackle Gun Control, Death Penalty

Maryland lawmakers are back on the job, ushering in the 2013 season of the General Assembly Wednesday afternoon.

01/09/2013

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Md. Democrats Hold Lunch Before Session

Maryland Democratic members of Congress will gather with state legislators for their 15th annual lunch on the eve of the General Assembly’s legislative session.

01/08/2013

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Soft-Shell Crab Could Be Md.’s Official Sandwich

Maryland already has an official state desert. A state sandwich could be next.

12/27/2012

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Counsel Says Alston Is Removed From State Office

The Maryland General Assembly’s counsel says Delegate Tiffany Alston’s conviction for paying a law firm employee with state money permanently removes her from her term.

11/02/2012

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Black History Museum Seeks New Home In Hagerstown

hat started as the Doleman family’s personal collection of artifacts in 1972 has grown into an untold story of African-American history and culture in Hagerstown and Washington County.

10/17/2012

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O’Malley Signs New Income Tax Bill To Avoid Doomsday Cuts In Md.

Maryland’s new income tax rates will soon take effect. Governor Martin O’Malley signed it and other bills designed to avoid the so-called doomsday cuts that caused him to call the General Assembly into special session last week.

05/22/2012

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