A spokeswoman for House Speaker Michael Busch says he will be endorsing Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown’s bid to be the next governor of Maryland.
Four nonprofit organizations are getting a total of $3.75 million in grants in Baltimore.
A special workgroup in the House of Delegates has been formed to study the regional strengths and opportunities in the Baltimore region.
Maryland’s House of Delegates has set a date to convene for a special session on gambling.
Maryland lawmakers may still be able to reach a consensus that would put expanded gambling on the November ballot and potentially put hundreds of millions of dollars in the state education fund.
Gov. Martin O’Malley strongly criticized House of Delegates leaders for balking at a work group consensus on the issue while the House speaker said his chamber’s representatives had strong feelings about lowering the state’s tax on casino proceeds.
Maryland lawmakers have been appointed to a task force to study the impact of a court ruling by the state’s highest court on pit bulls.
The ice may be cracking in the House/Senate stalemate that ended the 2012 legislative session. Governor Martin O’Malley met with the leaders of both chambers Tuesday morning.
Under the ax. Millions of dollars in state budget cuts take effect July 1 unless the General Assembly agrees on a plan to raise taxes.
Gov. Martin O’Malley says he plans to meet with the General Assembly’s presiding officers to discuss a special session on the budget.
On Wednesday, House Speaker Michael Busch will become the longest-serving speaker in Maryland history.
The presiding officers of the Maryland General Assembly will be giving a forecast for the legislative session that starts next week.