Masks Required In All Maryland Public Schools Effective Immediately After Hours Of Heated Debate, Divided VoteAfter more than four hours of heated debate, divided lawmakers passed a mask mandate by a 10 to 7 vote. It covers all students and staff in Maryland public schools.
Lawmakers, Governor Reflect On Session & Which Bills Made The CutA new budget deal for Maryland provokes some controversy. Powerful political leaders engage in a battle of wills over cuts made by the governor. And the battle does not appear to be over.
Maryland State Senator Plans To Introduce Right-To-Die BillA Maryland state senator says he'll introduce a bill this year to make it legal for Maryland doctors to help terminally ill patients end their own lives.
Md. Delegate Myers To Run For County CommissionerRepublican state Delegate LeRoy Myers is leaving the Maryland legislature to run for Washington County commissioner next year.
Md. Legislature Passes Campaign Finance ReformMaryland lawmakers have passed a campaign finance reform bill.
Torrey Smith Brings Lombardi Trophy To AnnapolisThe Lombardi Trophy is coming to Annapolis, even if just for a visit with some Baltimore Ravens.
Faith Leaders Ask Lawmakers To Reverse Budget CutsFaith leaders want the Maryland legislature to restore budget cuts that came with the so-called doomsday budget passed by the General Assembly earlier this month.
Gov. O'Malley To Meet With Miller, BuschGov. Martin O'Malley says he plans to meet with the General Assembly's presiding officers to discuss a special session on the budget.
O'Malley Mum On Special Session To Change Budget The meltdown of a Maryland budget compromise that would have raised income taxes to avert about $512 million in cuts overshadowed an uneasy bill signing ceremony with the Legislature's presiding officers and Gov. Martin O'Malley, who now must decide whether and when to call a special session to try again.
Frustration Mounts Over Failed Revenue PackageTax hikes are out, and cuts are in. That's the way the General Assembly left the state budget after failing to pass a revenue package Monday night.
Md. Legislature Adjourns Without Revenue Plan: What's Next For Us?In a strange ending full of finger-pointing over failures, the Maryland General Assembly adjourned Monday at midnight after running out of time and failing to pass a key revenue plan needed to avoid hundreds of millions of dollars in budget cuts.
Budget Comes Down To The Wire For State LawmakersIt's down to the wire for Maryland's legislative session and just in time, lawmakers are trying to come to a compromise on the state's embattled budget.
O'Malley To Make Sine Die Radio, TV AppearancesMaryland Gov. Martin O'Malley is expected to appear on radio and television shows as the Maryland General Assembly wraps up its 90-day session.
Budget Panel Talks About Teacher Pension SharingStuck on how to raise income taxes, Maryland lawmakers on Thursday began wrestling with how they will split the cost of teacher pensions with local governments.
Business And Civic Leaders Push Offshore Wind BillMinority business owners want the Maryland legislature to use its final days pass a measure to develop offshore wind energy.