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.
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.
The Maryland Senate is scheduled to hold a hearing on a proposed minimum wage increase.
This week a Senate committee plans to take up another bill that would reform Maryland’s bail-setting process.
The Maryland Senate voted unanimously Friday to add nearly 22,000 acres of state-owned property to its Wildland protection program.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The General Assembly is on its way to the rescue of hundreds of Marylanders locked out of the health care exchange by computer glitches.
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.
The fired chief of staff for Sen. Lamar Alexander made his first court appearance Thursday on charges of possession and distribution of child pornography.