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Senate OKs Artificial Insemination Bill For Same-Sex Couples

Female same-sex couples in Maryland would have the same health care benefits for artificial insemination as heterosexual couples, under a bill passed by the state Senate.

03/24/2015

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Md. Senate Votes To Raise Judges’ Mandatory Retirement Age

The Maryland Senate has voted to raise the mandatory retirement age of judges from 70 to 75.

03/24/2015

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Maryland Senate Approves False Claims Bill To Fight Fraud

A Maryland measure to help stop fraud and abuse in state and local government has passed the state Senate.

03/24/2015

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Md. Senate Votes To End State-Mandated Stormwater Fees

The Maryland Senate voted unanimously Friday to end state-mandated stormwater management fees, a priority of Republican Gov. Larry Hogan.

03/20/2015

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Senate President: Charter School Bill To Offer More Options

Charter schools would have more flexibility when it comes to management and families would have more opportunities for education under a bill being considered in the Maryland Senate.

03/20/2015

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Maryland House Approves $40.4B Budget

The Maryland House of Delegates passed the state’s $40.4 billion budget on Thursday, restoring added education funding and a cost-of-living adjustment for state employees.

03/19/2015

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Maryland Senate President’s Stormwater Bill Moves Forward

A bill to end mandatory stormwater management fees is moving through the Maryland Senate.

03/19/2015

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Supporters Of Maryland House Budget Rally Changes

Leaders of a Maryland Senate panel that steers state spending say recent changes to the state budget are something the whole General Assembly can support.

03/16/2015

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Senate Approves Bill To Restore Ex-Felon Voting Rights

The Maryland Senate has voted in favor of a bill restoring voting rights to ex-felons immediately after their release from prison.

03/16/2015

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Bill To Implement Fertilizer Regulations Gets Stripped

A Senate committee voted Friday to establish deadlines for fertilizer regulations — an issue of concern for both farmers and for environmentalists who are concerned about pollution.

03/13/2015

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AP Source: Edwards To Seek Maryland Senate Seat

A Democratic congressional aide says Rep. Donna Edwards has informed House leadership that she plans to run for the Maryland Senate seat left open by longtime Sen. Barbara Mikulski’s retirement.

03/09/2015

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Md. AG Brian Frosh Endorses Van Hollen For Senate

Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh has endorsed Democratic Rep. Chris Van Hollen for Senate.

03/06/2015

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