Repealing the death penalty. Hearings are taking place in Annapolis for what some say could be the year Maryland ends capital punishment.
The legislative season has arrived, giving downtown businesses a chance to woo lawmakers with everything from coffee to crab cakes.
County governments in Maryland could raise up to 5 cents per gallon on gas sales for local transportation projects, under the latest proposal made Thursday by the state Senate president on how to raise badly needed money for transportation.
After crunching the numbers, Governor Martin O’Malley unveiled his proposal for the state’s 2014 budget.
Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller said Tuesday he will consider changes to the Senate Finance Committee, if that is necessary to advance an offshore wind measure to the full Senate for debate in the upcoming legislative session.
The president of the Maryland Senate is planning a quick start for next week’s special session to expand gambling.
It’s slow going, but Gov. Martin O’Malley says there’s continued progress in his effort to get expanded gambling before the voters this year.
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 General Assembly may be less than two weeks away from returning to Annapolis.
Taxes and gaming. Governor Martin O’Malley appears to be lining up not one but two special sessions in coming weeks. One for taxes, and the other for expanded gambling.
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.
Millions of dollars in budget cuts are looming. Now students are pleading for Governor Martin O’Malley to call a special session to deal with the crisis.