Sister: Weakened 'Sandra Bland Act' In Texas 'Gut-Wrenching'The sister of Sandra Bland, a black woman found dead in a Texas jail following a confrontational traffic stop with a white state trooper, says it is "gut-wrenching" that lawmakers stripped police reforms from a bill named after her sibling and are now pushing a weakened compromise that "painfully misses the mark."
Hogan Signs Bill to Help Battle Tax FraudGov. Larry Hogan has signed a measure to create greater protections for Maryland taxpayers from tax fraud and identity theft.
Md. Lawmakers Look to Crackdown on College House PartiesTowson students who've been caught hosting parties near the university has led to a bill being put in place to crack down on both renters and landlords, who will be held accountable if it passes.
Are The Ravens Guilty Of Hazing Rookies? On Monday night, Baltimore Ravens rookie defensive tackle Carl Davis found himself on the receiving end of the financial blast.
Maryland Drenched After Severe Storms Sweep RegionSevere thunderstorms, floods and even Tornado Warnings made for a very wet Saturday night.
House Bill Would Cap Expenses For Ex-PresidentsBill Clinton, George W. Bush and other former presidents who earn lucrative speaking fees and draw other income would no longer be able to count on taxpayer dollars to pay for their post-White House office space and staff under a bill in the House.
Bill To Restore Ex-Offender Voting Rights On Gov. Hogan's DeskWest Baltimore, the center of recent unrest, is also home to large numbers of ex-offenders who want the governor to sign a bill restoring the right to vote immediately after release.
'Compromise' Bill Approved, Legalizing Some ParaphernaliaA bill to decriminalize drug paraphernalia is headed back to the House chamber after getting support from the Senate.
Senate: Life Without Parole Bill Needs More WorkA Maryland bill that would put prison sentences of life without parole in the hands of judges needs more time for consideration, lawmakers said.
Bill Requiring Paid Sick Days Not Advancing In MarylandA measure to require paid sick leave in Maryland is not moving forward in the Legislature this year.
Right To Die Bill Needs More Consideration, Sent For StudyLawmakers say a controversial bill that would give certain terminally ill people the ability to end their lives with a prescription drug needs more study.
Senate Committee Favors Bare Bones Fracking Moratorium BillA Senate environmental committee is supporting watered down legislation aimed at limiting fracking in Maryland.
Bill Would Expand Police Training With Developmentally DisabledThe death of a Frederick County man with Down Syndrome may be destined to change the way law enforcement handles encounters with the developmentally disabled.
Bill That Would Strengthen Heroin Laws Returns To CommitteeA bill that would hold heroin dealers responsible in the case of a fatal overdose is returning to the committee level.
House Reconsiders, Passes Bill For Court Filing SurchargeMembers of the Maryland House of Delegates have passed a bill they voted down late last week.