Maryland judges’ salaries will increase by roughly 3 percent annually, hiking their pay by more than $14,000 over three years.
Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller and House Speaker Michael Busch are known for not always seeing eye-to-eye.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
More key witnesses take the stand in the bribery trial against Maryland State Senator Ulysses Currie.
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.
A former Secret Service agent says he is running for U.S. Senate from Maryland.
The Maryland General Assembly has approved a bill to grant in-state college tuition rates to illegal
immigrants who meet certain requirements.
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