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House Approves $1 Million For ‘Food Desert’ Help

Legislation encouraging vendors to make local fruits and vegetables more available in “food deserts” moved through the House and on to the Senate on Friday.

02/21/2014

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Robocall Conspirator Julius Henson Files For State Senate Seat

A political consultant who was convicted in a robocall conspiracy in the last Maryland governor’s election filed to run for a Baltimore state Senate seat on Thursday.

02/20/2014

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O’Malley: Minimum Wage Increase Is ‘Pretty Modest’

The Maryland Senate is scheduled to hold a hearing on a proposed minimum wage increase.

02/17/2014

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Senate Committees To Review Pretrial, Wage Bills

This week a Senate committee plans to take up another bill that would reform Maryland’s bail-setting process.

02/17/2014

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Senate Passes Bill To Add 22,000 Wildland Acres

The Maryland Senate voted unanimously Friday to add nearly 22,000 acres of state-owned property to its Wildland protection program.

02/14/2014

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Md. Senate Approves Needle Exchange Expansion

The Maryland Senate has approved a measure to allow drug users to get more than one clean needle at one time in Baltimore’s needle exchange program.

02/06/2014

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Senate Delays Vote On Natural Resources Secretary

The Maryland Senate on Friday delayed a vote on the nomination of Joseph Gill to be the secretary of the Maryland Department of Natural Resources.

01/31/2014

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Md. Health Exchange Bill Receives Final Approval

The Maryland Senate on Wednesday gave final approval to a bill to help people who could not enroll in a private health plan on Maryland’s health exchange website due to computer problems, sending the measure to Gov. Martin O’Malley who will sign the legislation.

01/29/2014

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House To Review Health Insurance, Cyberbullying Bills

Maryland’s House of Delegates will likely vote Tuesday on a plan to help residents who have struggled with the state’s health insurance exchange online.

01/27/2014

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Md. Senate OKs Bill On Health Exchange Problems

The General Assembly is on its way to the rescue of hundreds of Marylanders locked out of the health care exchange by computer glitches.

01/21/2014

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Miller Warns Of Difficulty Raising Minimum Wage

Maryland’s Senate president on Thursday braced his colleagues for a difficult debate over raising the state’s minimum wage and asked senators to be open to compromise.

01/16/2014

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Ex-Senate Staffer Appears In Court On Porn Charges

The fired chief of staff for Sen. Lamar Alexander made his first court appearance Thursday on charges of possession and distribution of child pornography.

12/12/2013

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