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Senator Suggests Overturning Bail Attorney Mandate

Sen. Bobby Zirkin wants to amend Maryland’s constitution so the state will no longer have to provide a defense attorney at every indigent defendant’s bail hearing.

03/26/2014

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Md. Teachers’ Union Endorses Frosh For Attorney General

A large union for Maryland teachers is endorsing state Sen. Brian Frosh for attorney general.

03/15/2014

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Senator: Technology Warrants New Privacy Laws

Sen. Christopher Shank says government agencies can learn a great deal about people by just tracking their movements via cellphones and license plates, so Maryland needs stricter protections to keep pace with new surveillance technology.

03/06/2014

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Senator Proposes Pretrial Unit For Bail Process

A proposal to create a statewide pretrial services unit, which would help decide whether or not arrestees should be held in jail before their trials, is gaining ground in Maryland’s legislature.

02/07/2014

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Transgender Candidate To Challenge Gay Senator

A transgender candidate has announced she will run against an openly gay state senator in Montgomery County in the Democratic primary.

01/31/2014

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Former Aide To Senator Apologized For Child Porn In Note

The former chief-of-staff to a U.S. senator writes a final letter before his death. Ryan Loskarn committed suicide at his parents Carroll County home while awaiting trial on child pornography charges.

01/29/2014

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House GOP Leaders Face Challenge On Immigration

House Republican leaders poised to revive efforts to overhaul the immigration system with new broad policy principles are facing a direct challenge from a GOP senator who is warning against a headlong rush toward reform.

01/29/2014

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Federal Grant Designed To Cut Crime On School Campuses Nationwide

A multi-million dollar federal grant is designed to cut crime on school campuses nationwide. One local district says it wants a piece of the funds.

01/22/2014

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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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Records Show Pattern Of Reimbursement For Colburn

Campaign finance reports show that state Sen. Richard Colburn has reimbursed himself with campaign funds for more than $40,000 in meals, gas, lodging, flowers and baseball tickets.

08/25/2013

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Sen. Nancy Jacobs Not Seeking Re-Election

State Sen. Nancy Jacobs says she will not seek re-election next year.

06/18/2013

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Jon Cardin Forms Exploratory Committee For AG Run

The nephew of Democratic U.S. Sen. Ben Cardin has launched an exploratory committee to consider running for Maryland attorney general in 2014.

11/27/2012

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