Maryland Officials React To Supreme Court Overturning Roe V. WadeAlthough Maryland has had abortion protections in place since the early 1990s, many state lawmakers on Friday expressed disgust at the court's 6-3 ruling.
Ferguson And Jones Downplay Possibility Of Special Session For Gas Tax, Blame Oil Companies"The problem is not the marginal impact of $0.06 inflation adjustment to the wholesale gas tax," they said. "The problem is big oil companies exploiting global uncertainty to drive the price of gas to more than $4 a gallon."
Hogan, Ferguson And Jones Sign Transportation, Insulin Bills Into LawIn addition to the $4 billion capital budget signed Monday, HB 1397 caps the copay or coinsurance of insulin to “no more than $30 for a 30-day supply.”
Maryland Legislature Ends Session Marked By Budget SurplusMaryland lawmakers closed their legislative session late Monday with approval of legislation to strengthen cybersecurity in a year marked by a budget surplus that enabled upgrades to parks, infrastructure, schools and information technology systems, as well as tax relief.
Maryland Legislature Enters Final Day With Most Priorities DoneMaryland lawmakers enter the last day of their legislative session on Monday with most high-profile measures already passed into law, including tax relief, a paid family leave program and an extensive measure aimed at slowing climate change.
Hogan Urges Maryland Lawmakers To Pass Bill Cracking Down On Perpetrators Of Gun CrimesWith the clock winding down on the Maryland General Assembly's legislative session, Gov. Larry Hogan is calling for lawmakers to pass emergency legislation intended to crack down on crime.
Hogan, Ferguson And Jones Sign $1.86B Tax Cut Package Into LawMarylanders are due to receive $1.86 billion in savings after Gov. Larry Hogan, House Speaker Adrienne Jones and Senate President Bill Ferguson signed into law a package of tax cuts, including a bill that eliminates the income tax for most retirees in the state.
Hogan, Jones And Ferguson Announce $1.86B Tax Relief DealGov. Larry Hogan, House Speaker Adrienne Jones and Senate President Bill Ferguson have reached an agreement on tax cuts that over the next five years will provide savings to retirees, small businesses and low-income families, the lawmakers announced in a joint release.
Gov. Hogan Signs 30-Day Gas Tax Holiday Into LawGov. Larry Hogan signed a 30-day gas tax holiday into law, suspending the state's collection of $0.36 per gallon amid surging prices fueled, in part, by the ongoing war in Ukraine.
Maryland Lawmakers Fast-Track Bill To Halt Collection Of Gas TaxSome much-needed relief could soon be on the way for Marylanders facing skyrocketing prices at the pump.
Mask Mandate In Maryland State House And Other Offices To End Monday, Lawmakers SayA mask mandate in the Maryland State House and offices of the Maryland General Assembly will end on Monday, legislative leaders said.
Baltimore City Police Investigating Overnight Shooting On 'The Block'Baltimore City Police say they were called to the 400 block of East Baltimore Street around 1:28a.m. for a report of a shooting.
Alternative Reached To Having Businesses Pay For Dedicated Police Deployment On 'The Block,' Owners SayAn agreement is reportedly in place with lawmakers to move forward without closing businesses earlier or paying to shore up police presence in the area.
Scott And Harrison Testify In Support Of Bill Requiring Notification Of Pretrial ReleaseUnder Senate Bill 586, the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services would have to notify the Baltimore Police Department if a defendant is released on bail, regardless of the charge.
Education Advocates, Lawmakers Celebrate Restoration Of $140M In School Funding For Baltimore, P.G. CountyMaryland advocates and lawmakers celebrated Gov. Larry Hogan's decision to reverse $140 million in cuts to education funding, including $125.5 million in grants for Baltimore City and Prince George's County.