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Md. Senate Advances Minimum Wage Hike

A measure to raise Maryland’s minimum wage has moved a step further.

04/04/2014

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Senate Passes Dog Bite Liability Measure

After a two-year long fight over who’s liable when a dog attacks in Maryland, a compromise is headed to the governor’s desk. It’s been a controversial issue since a court ruling deemed pit bulls a dangerous breed.

04/02/2014

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Senate Panel To Hold Hearing On Purple Line

A Maryland Senate committee is scheduled to hold a hearing on the Purple Line project.

09/12/2013

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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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Pit Bull Measure Headed For Negotiations

The Maryland House of Delegates has passed a measure to change the impact of a court ruling that designated pit bulls as an “inherently dangerous” breed.

04/02/2013

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Md. Senate Considers Medical Marijuana Bill

A bill legalizing medical marijuana goes before Senate lawmakers Thursday in Annapolis.

03/28/2013

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Bill On Rental Housing Discrimination Sent Back

The Maryland Senate has voted to send a measure aiming to address rental housing discrimination back to committee, likely ending its chances of passing this year.

03/28/2013

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Md. Senate Approves Health Care Reform Bill

The Maryland Senate has passed a measure to further implement federal health care reform.

03/27/2013

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Senate OKs Ban On Smoking In Cars With Young Kids

The Maryland Senate has approved a ban on smoking in vehicles if a child under eight is a passenger.

03/20/2013

General Assembly

Md. Senate Passes Early Voting Bill

The Maryland Senate has passed a measure that would increase the number of early voting centers in some jurisdictions.

03/11/2013

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Senate Passes Wind Energy Bill 30-15

Environmental activists are praising the General Assembly for passing Governor O’Malley’s wind energy bill.

03/08/2013

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Md. Bills To Ban Or Delay Gas Drilling Are Dead

Maryland lawmakers seeking to block the gas drilling technique called hydraulic fracturing have struck out in the General Assembly.

03/08/2013

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