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Md. Senate To Debate Gay Marriage Bill Thursday

The Maryland Senate is expected this week to debate and vote on a measure to legalize gay marriage as supporters prepare to resist amendments that they say could kill the measure.

02/22/2012

marriage equality

Md. Senate Committee Approves Same-Sex Marriage Legislation

The same-sex marriage bill passed by the House last week gets it first vote of approval in the Senate on Tuesday. A committee vote sends the measure to the floor of the Senate.

02/21/2012

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Md. Senate Passes Bill On Jury Duty And Work

The Maryland Senate has passed a measure that would prohibit an employer from requiring an employee to return to work on a day when called to jury duty.

02/14/2012

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Water Damage In Maryland Senate Office Building

The James Senate Office Building in Annapolis has sustained water damage on multiple floors after a 3-inch pipe that is part of the sprinkler system broke.

01/16/2012

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Federal Jury Acquits Sen. Currie In Bribery Trial, Ethics Still A Concern

A federal jury has acquitted Maryland state Sen. Ulysses Currie of conspiracy, bribery, extortion and making false statements in a public corruption case against the prominent lawmaker, who had chaired a powerful budget committee.

11/08/2011

Ulysses Currie

Prosecution Not Buying Stupidity Plea In Sen. Currie Bribery Trial

More key witnesses take the stand in the bribery trial against Maryland State Senator Ulysses Currie.

10/19/2011

taxes

Senate Panel Hears Transportation Revenue Options

The chairman of the Senate Budget and Taxation Committee says it will be very difficult to address a $1 billion budget deficit and raise substantial revenue for rising transportation needs, unless Gov. Martin O’Malley includes revenue increases in his budget proposal in January.

09/14/2011

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Ex-Secret Service Agent To Run For Senate

A former Secret Service agent says he is running for U.S. Senate from Maryland.

05/31/2011

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Md. Approves In-State Tuition For Immigrants, Alcohol Tax Hike

The Maryland General Assembly has approved a bill to grant in-state college tuition rates to illegal
immigrants who meet certain requirements.

04/11/2011

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Senators Kill Transgender Protection Measure

The Maryland Senate voted 27-20 Monday to send the proposal back to a Senate committee, effectively killing it on the last day of the 2011 session

04/11/2011

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Senate Approves Of Dogs In Outdoor Dining Areas

The Maryland Senate voted Monday morning for a bill to allow owners to bring their dogs to outdoor dining areas of restaurants, if restaurant owners say it’s OK.

04/11/2011

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Stronger Penalties Added For Unreliable Utilities

Making your electricity more dependable. That’s the goal in Annapolis as lawmakers consider threatening fines against utility companies if they take too long to restore your power.

03/30/2011

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