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BikeSafe Maryland

Maryland Adopts Bike Safety Program To Combat Motorcycle Fatalities

Gov. Martin O’Malley has declared May Motorcycle Safety Month, and the state has launched “BikeSafe Maryland,” an educational campaign that will coincide with the governor’s proclamation.

05/07/2014

O'Malley Signs Minimum Wage Bill

Gov. O’Malley Signs Minimum Wage Increase Bill

Maryland officially joins the short list of states that have recently approved a hike in the minimum wage.

05/05/2014

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O’Malley Signs Bill Banning Grain Alcohol

Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley signed a measure on Monday banning the sale of alcohol that is 190-proof and stronger.

05/05/2014

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Governor Announces Deal To Keep ‘House Of Cards’ In Md.

Keep the cameras rolling. The wildly popular TV series “House of Cards” is going to stay in Maryland. The announcement came late Friday evening.

04/25/2014

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Md. Spent $90M On Health Exchange Tech

A breakdown of spending on Maryland’s troubled health exchange shows that more than $90 million of the nearly $130 million cost so far has gone toward technology expenses.

04/21/2014

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Md. Won’t Automatically Hold Immigrants For Feds

Maryland’s governor says a state jail in Baltimore will no longer automatically comply with federal requests to hold immigrants past their release date for possible deportation.

04/21/2014

minimum wage

Economist: 2018 Minimum Wage Will Be Worth $9.25

An economic analyst says changes made to Maryland’s minimum wage increase bill will mean $875 a year less in a full-time worker’s yearly earnings, compared to Gov. Martin O’Malley’s original plan.

04/18/2014

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Gov. O’Malley To Sign Bill Decriminalizing Small Amounts Of Marijuana

A busy day in Annapolis Monday. Governor Martin O’Malley will sign off on big changes to the state’s marijuana law, even though there’s still heated opposition.

04/13/2014

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Md. General Assembly Approves Wildland Expansion

Gov. Martin O’Malley’s proposal to expand Maryland’s wildland system has been approved by the state Legislature.

04/01/2014

health exchange

O’Malley Urges People To Beat Health Care Deadline

Maryland’s online health exchange still has serious problems, but Gov. Martin O’Malley says more people are getting through to enroll in a health care plan.

03/28/2014

FBI Building

Md. Officials Push For FBI Headquarters

Maryland is promoting Prince George’s County as the ideal location for a new FBI headquarters.

03/24/2014

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O’Malley, Cummings Attend Minimum Wage Rally

Supporters of a bill to raise the state’s minimum wage want to make the most of the time they have left before the General Assembly adjourns next month.

03/20/2014

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