ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland House Republicans are outlining several priorities for the state’s legislative session, including a tax cut and public safety initiatives.
Republican delegates said Friday they’re proposing a quarter of a percent income tax cut across the board.READ MORE: Syringe Stabber, Thomas Stemen, Enters Plea Deal For Feb. 2020 Grocery Store Attack
The GOP will propose creating a registry for repeat violent offenders, so Maryland residents will be able to find out more easily about offenders who live in their communities.
House Republicans are proposing changes in existing law for special police officers to create flexibility for counties to have an armed officer in schools.READ MORE: COVID-19 In Maryland: Hospitalizations & Positivity Rate Decline Saturday
They’re also proposing a constitutional amendment, so that all state legislative districts only have one delegate. Del. Jason Buckel says it’s “blatantly political and fundamentally wrong” for some residents to have only one delegate representing them, when others have three.‘I’m Terrified’ At Least 20 People Shot This Week In Baltimore; Police Identify Victim of Deadly Mass Shooting
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