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NAACP CEO Meets With O’Malley On Death Penalty

Death penalty opponents believe the 2013 Maryland General Assembly session will spell the end of the death penalty in the state.

12/13/2012

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Potomac River On List Of Most Endangered

Despite a cleanup that’s taken decades, the Potomac has been declared the most endangered river in America.

05/15/2012

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Commission Seeks Extension On Md. Drilling Study

Members of a commission studying hydraulic fracturing, a method of natural gas drilling, in western Maryland say they need more time to complete a best practices study.

04/25/2012

Maryland General Assembly

Public-Private Partnership Bill Passes Md. Senate

The Maryland Senate has passed a measure designed to help foster public-private partnerships on big projects like roads and public buildings.

04/09/2012

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Md. Senate Passes Electronic Harassment Bill

A measure to expand electronic harassment laws has cleared both chambers of the Maryland General Assembly.

03/19/2012

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Senate Approves Budget, Including Income Tax

More taxes. That’s what the state Senate approved Thursday as their budget now heads to the House of Delegates.

03/15/2012

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House Approves Salary Increase For State Judges

Maryland judges’ salaries will increase by roughly 3 percent annually, hiking their pay by more than $14,000 over three years.

03/13/2012

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House Speaker Honored With First Citizen Award

Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller and House Speaker Michael Busch are known for not always seeing eye-to-eye.

03/07/2012

gay marriage

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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