Bills To Watch This Session In The Maryland General AssemblyThe latest session of the Maryland General Assembly kicked off last week with a number of changes due to COVID-19.
Bill Would Allow Alcohol Carry-Out, Delivery To Continue In Maryland After COVID-19 Pandemic EndsA bill working its way through the Maryland General Assembly would allow some restaurants, bars and taverns to continue selling alcoholic beverages that could be consumed off-site even after the COVID-19 pandemic ends.
Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan's Fiscal Year 2022 Budget Proposal Includes COVID-19 Relief, $7.5B For SchoolsMaryland Gov. Larry Hogan unveiled the highlights of his proposed Fiscal Year 2022 budget Tuesday afternoon as the state continues to grapple with the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Maryland Leaders Call For More Funding To Address MTA Maintenance ShortfallMaryland leaders are pushing for stronger, more equitable public transportation. That's why they're sponsoring a bill they hope will provide millions more to the Maryland Transit Authority.
Former Maryland Senate President Mike Miller Retires, Cites HealthAfter more than half a century in public service and a longtime battle with cancer, former Maryland Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller Jr. announced Wednesday he is retiring.
Maryland Voters To Decide On Sports Betting, Budget PowersMaryland voters are deciding two statewide ballot questions with significant financial ramifications for future years, including whether to allow sports betting and if the legislature should have more power over the state budget.
Maryland Drivers Need To Know About These New Laws Now In EffectA number of new motor vehicle laws took effect in Maryland on October 1, covering topics from vehicle emissions testing to when a driver can have their license suspended.
Maryland's Law Enforcement Bill Of Rights Could Be Repealed As Lawmakers Weigh Police ReformsMaryland's Law Enforcement Bill of Rights could be repealed amid nationwide calls for policing reforms.
Questions Mount For Maryland’s Next SessionGeneral Assembly leaders in Maryland ended the 2020 session early and recently declined a special session due to pandemic and presidential election concerns. But they have yet to announce plans, particularly regarding legislative voting, as the next session draws near.
Brenda Thiam Appointed To Vacant Seat In House Of Delegates, Becomes First Black Republican Woman In General AssemblyA behavioral health specialist from Washington County has become the first Black Republican woman to serve in Maryland's General Assembly following her appointment by Gov. Larry Hogan.
Leading Maryland Lawmakers Rule Out Special SessionThe leaders of the Maryland General Assembly say they don’t plan to hold a special session this year.
Maryland Lawmakers Propose Alcohol Tax Hike For Health PlanMaryland lawmakers and health care advocates proposed increasing the state’s alcohol tax on Wednesday to generate millions of dollars to address health disparities, which have been highlighted by the coronavirus pandemic.
Del. Neil Parrott Removes Himself From Running To Replace State Sen. Andrew Serafini, Who Resigned Over The WeekendDelegate Neil Parrott said Tuesday he will not seek to replace State Sen. Andrew Serafini, focusing instead on his run for Congress.
Maryland Delegate Nino Mangione Introduces Monument Protection Act Of 2021Maryland Delegate Nino Mangione is introducing a bill ahead of next year's legislative session aimed at protecting monuments.
Gov. Hogan Appoints Dana Jones To Maryland House Of DelegatesGov. Larry Hogan announced Thursday the appointment of Dana Jones to the Maryland General Assembly.