Marijuana Legalization Proposed In Maryland LegislatureA bill essentially legalizing recreational use of cannabis in Maryland would be an important step toward addressing social equity and racial injustices, advocates said.
Maryland Bill To Expand Sales Tax To Services Draws Crowds To AnnapolisA measure to expand the sales tax to cover most professional services in Maryland is scheduled for a hearing before state lawmakers.
Lawmakers Discuss Maryland Family Leave BillThe measure would provide workers with partial wage replacement for up to 12 weeks away from work to care for a new child or an ill family member.
Bill On Civil Damages Over Child Sex Abuse ReturnsA measure to end the statute of limitations for civil claims related to child sexual abuse is back before Maryland lawmakers.
Measure To Create Commission To Investigate Corrupt Baltimore Police Unit PassesMaryland lawmakers passed legislation to investigate a corrupt Baltimore police unit Monday, the last day of the 2018 General Assembly.
Md. Lawmakers Vote To Require Insurance Companies To Cover Fertility Protection For Cancer PatientsMaryland lawmakers have voted to require insurance companies to cover fertility protection for cancer patients.
Annapolis Roundup: Medical Cannabis, Other Bills AdvanceA number of bills have advanced this legislative session in Maryland.
Former Md. Governors Propose Bill To Strip Parole Power Of GovernorLegislation that would reform prisons gets the support of two former Maryland governors.
Md. Lawmaker Presents Bill That Would Allow Parishioners To Be Armed In ChurchA Maryland lawmaker wants to pave the way for churchgoers to carry guns to their services.
Supporters Of Md. Bill Honoring Slain Pregnant Teacher May Influence Mid-Term ElectionsA bill honoring a murdered Howard County teacher and her unborn son is gaining traction among Maryland voters.
Bills Help Shield Addresses Of Domestic-Violence SurvivorsDomestic violence, stalking and human-trafficking survivors would be given an opportunity to shield property records from abusers under three identical bills in the Maryland Legislature this session.
Proposed California Anti-Plastic Straw Bill Draws FireA California lawmaker is taking flak for a measure that would make it illegal for servers to offer plastic straws with drinks unless they're asked.
Bill Would Require Stronger Campus Hate-Crime ReportingMaryland's public colleges and universities would be required to develop stronger policies for reporting and documenting hate crimes and bias incidents on campuses, under a measure introduced in the General Assembly on Friday in response to a fatal stabbing of a black Bowie State University student at the University of Maryland, College Park.
Maryland Lawmaker Presses For A Harriet Tubman $20 BillThe fight to put Harriet Tubman on the face of the $20 bill by 2020 has been revived with the introduction of bipartisan legislation in the House co-sponsored by Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Baltimore.
Maryland Senators Call Out Treasury Secretary For Harriet Tubman Currency CommentsTreasury secretary Steve Mnuchin said replacing Andrew Jackson with Harriet Tubman on the $20 bill is something to consider, but there are more important issues to focus on.