Md. House Votes For Dog Bite Liability MeasureAll Maryland dog owners would be equally liable if their dogs bite someone but also would have a chance to defend themselves in court under a bill approved by the Maryland General Assembly on Thursday.
Bill To Stop Transgender Discrimination Approved A measure to prevent discrimination against people who are transgender cleared the Maryland General Assembly on Thursday, and Gov. Martin O'Malley plans to sign the bill into law.
Higher Estate Tax Exemption Moving Forward In Md. A measure to raise the amount of money exempted from estate taxes in Maryland is moving forward in the Legislature.
Group Delivers Petitions For Bottle DepositMaryland PIRG is urging the state to support a measure to create a 5-cent redeemable bottle deposit.
Foes Of Gun Bill Try To Start Process For PetitionOpponents of a Maryland gun-control measure took steps on Wednesday to prepare a petition drive with hopes of giving voters a chance to reject the bill next year on the ballot.
Lawmakers Pass Medical Marijuana BillThe Maryland General Assembly on Monday approved allowing medical marijuana programs at research centers that choose to participate.
Prince George's County Senators Approve School Overhaul Plan Prince George's County senators on Wednesday approved a measure that would allow County Executive Rushern Baker III to select the county's new schools superintendent and the chairman and vice chairman of an expanded Board of Education.
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.
Measure Would Boost Md. Minimum Wage To $10 An HourSupporters of increasing Maryland's minimum wage want to raise it from $7.25 to $10 an hour by 2015.