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.
Lawmakers’ plans to allow shielding of certain criminal records and reform Maryland’s bail system were lost in the shuffle of the legislative session’s final days.
Gov. Martin O’Malley says he plans to work on overhauling Maryland’s bail hearing system, after a bill that would have done so stalled in the Legislature.
The House and Senate have reached a final agreement on plans to make medical marijuana more widely available.
Members of a Senate subcommittee accused General Motors of trying to cover up problems with an ignition switch that is now tied to 13 deaths.
Major changes to Maryland’s marijuana laws. This weekend, decriminalization passed the House of Delegates.
A member of Maryland’s Legislative Black Caucus is asking the House to fully decriminalize marijuana this year instead of just commissioning a study on the prospect.
All 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.
After a two-year long fight over who’s liable when a dog attacks in Maryland, a compromise is headed to the governor’s desk. It’s been a controversial issue since a court ruling deemed pit bulls a dangerous breed.
Supporters of a law that would strengthen the punishments for distracted driving accidents are urging Maryland lawmakers to pass the bill before time runs out in the General Assembly.
A Maryland Senate panel has made some substantial changes to a measure to raise the state’s minimum wage.
A House committee is preparing to take up a bill that would eliminate criminal charges for possessing small amounts of marijuana.