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Bluford Drew Jemison S.T.E.M. Academy

Baltimore’s Only All-Male Charter Middle/High School In Danger Of Shutting Down

Parents, teachers and students at the only all-male charter middle and high school in Baltimore have started a petition to keep the school open.

12/02/2013

minimum wage

Gov. O’Malley Launches Online Petition To Raise Minimum Wage

Bigger paychecks for minimum wage workers. Governor O’Malley is launching an online petition campaign.

11/08/2013

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Family Seeks Probe Into Disabled Man’s Death At Movie Theater

The death of a young man with Down syndrome who was being restrained by police brings a new development.

09/05/2013

Ethan Saylor

Petition Calls For Justice For Md. Man With Down Syndrome Who Died In Police Custody

The family of a Maryland man with Down syndrome who died in police custody is not giving up.

08/23/2013

guns

Petition Drive Falls Flat; Gun Control Law Won’t Go To Voters

A petition to try and send new gun control laws to Maryland voters has failed, making the legislation effective in just months.

06/01/2013

guns

Md. Woman Plans Referendum Petition On Gun Bill

A Montgomery County woman says she is planning a petition effort to get Maryland’s gun control bill put to a popular vote.

05/07/2013

Death penalty repeal

Death Penalty Supporters Petition For A Referendum On Repeal

Maryland death penalty supporters announced they will petition for a referendum, a day after Gov. Martin O’Malley signed a repeal measure into law.

05/03/2013

guns

Foes Of Gun Bill Try To Start Process For Petition

Opponents 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.

04/10/2013

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Bill Could Make It Tougher For Md. Ballot Measures

Laws in 2012 prompted Maryland’s first statewide ballot referendum in 20 years, allowing marriage equality, the Dream Act and congressional redistricting to be upheld by voters.

03/21/2013

Petition To End Celebratory Gunfire

Aaliyah Boyer was killed when Cecil County Sheriff’s officials said a bullet fell from the sky and struck her on the top of her head. Crystal Blackburn, her mother, is calling on the public to sign a petition to stop celebratory gunfire.

02/13/2013

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Montgomery To Study Later School Starting Times

Montgomery County school officials say they will study starting the school day later following a petition from parents.

12/12/2012

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Is It Too Easy To Petition A Law To The Voters?

Some lawmakers and Gov. Martin O’Malley are wondering: Has the Internet made it too easy for citizens to petition a new law to the ballot for voters decide?

11/09/2012

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