Maryland General Assembly

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Md. Strengthens Distracted Driving Law

Maryland lawmakers have strengthened distracted driving laws.

04/08/2013

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Md. OKs Bill For Public-Private Partnerships

A measure to better facilitate public-private partnerships in Maryland has cleared the General Assembly.

04/08/2013

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General Assembly Ends Session Of Heavy Lifting

The Maryland General Assembly adjourned late Monday following a session of heavy lifting after most of the major bills already had been passed last week or even earlier, but a high-profile measure to address dog bite liability failed in the waning hours.

04/08/2013

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Most Big Issues Resolved For Md. Legislature

The Maryland General Assembly is sailing into the last day of this year’s legislative session on Monday under unusual circumstances: Bills tackling the budget, gun control, repealing the death penalty and other major issues already have been sent to Gov. Martin O’Malley for his signature.

04/07/2013

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House OKs Changes To State Venture Fund

The Maryland House of Delegates has passed a measure to adjust how money from a state venture capital fund can be used to try to make it more effective.

04/06/2013

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Bill Would Give Prince George’s Co. Exec. More School Control

The House of Delegates gave final approval Saturday to a measure giving the Prince George’s County executive more control over the county’s school system.

04/06/2013

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House Gives Preliminary Approval To Gun Control Bill

The issue of guns is front and center in Annapolis. The Maryland House of Delegates has passed the preliminary gun control bill, which means that it has passed the second reader. The final vote is Wednesday.

04/02/2013

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House & Senate Have 1 Week To Settle Differences On Proposed Measures

While Maryland lawmakers will have plenty to do in the last week of the state’s legislative session, most of the high-profile measures backed by Gov. Martin O’Malley already have been approved by the General Assembly.

04/02/2013

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Prince George’s Co. Lawmakers Consider Schools Takeover Plan

Prince George’s County Executive Rushern Baker is urging lawmakers to support a measure that would allow him to overhaul the county’s school system.

04/02/2013

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House Delays Debate On Gun Control Bill

The House delays debate on the governor’s gun control bill.

04/01/2013

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With Recession Gone, Md. Senate Passes $37B Budget

With finances improving in the aftermath of the recession, the Maryland Senate voted Wednesday for a nearly $37 billion budget that would boost education spending for some counties that have lost population and wealth and would provide a cost-of-living increase for state workers.

03/20/2013

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House Panel Approves Baltimore School Funding

A major funding plan to build new schools and renovate others in the city of Baltimore cleared the Maryland House Appropriations Committee on a 23-3 vote Tuesday night, sending the measure to the House of Delegates.

03/19/2013

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