Climate Change Bills Failed In Shortened Maryland SessionSome high-profile measures aimed at addressing climate change and other environmental measures were among the bills that failed to pass.
More Than 5K Marylanders File For Unemployment In Part Due To Coronavirus PandemicMore than 5,000 people in Maryland filed for unemployment Monday in part due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Maryland Lawmakers Convene For Last Day Of Shortened Session, Approve Coronavirus BillMaryland lawmakers are convening for the last planned day of a shortened legislative session due to the coronavirus.
Coronavirus In Maryland: General Assembly Ending Session Early, First Time Since Civil WarWith the number of cases of the coronavirus in Maryland growing, lawmakers at the State House are ending their session more than two weeks early.
Coronavirus In Maryland: Lawmakers Take Up Priority Bills In Weekend SessionMaryland lawmakers are scheduled to take up an emergency measure to address the new coronavirus.
Tax On Internet Ads Gets Traction In MarylandA measure to make Maryland the first state in the nation to tax companies like Facebook and Google for money they make from digital ads on the internet is making steps forward in the state's legislature.
Hogan Appoints Lisa Belcastro To Fill General Assembly VacancyGov. Larry Hogan has appointed Lisa Belcastro to fill a legislative vacancy representing parts of Baltimore County in the Maryland General Assembly, the governor's office said Tuesday.
Maryland Senate OKs Sports Betting MeasureSports betting would be allowed at Maryland's six casinos, horse racing tracks and potentially at a Washington Redskins stadium, under a measure the Maryland Senate approved Tuesday.
Maryland Senate Passes Bill Requiring Background Checks For All Rifle, Shotgun SalesThe Maryland Senate has passed a bill that would require background checks for all rifle and shotgun sales, including private sales and transfers.
Md. Lawmaker Proposes Bill Requiring Slow Drivers To Stay In Right LaneA Maryland lawmaker is hoping to prevent road rage by requiring slower drivers to stay in the right lane.
Md. Senate Unanimously Passes Emergency Coronavirus FundingThe Maryland State Senate Friday unanimously passed an emergency bill from Gov. Larry Hogan that would allow the state to use up to $50 million in rainy day funds in the event of a coronavirus emergency.
Maryland Lawmakers Vote Down Bill To Expand Sales Tax To ServicesThe Maryland General Assembly will not be imposing a sales tax this year. The decision comes after a widespread protest.
Republican-Backed Md. Bill Targets Baltimore Crime, Would Allow Hogan To Declare State Of EmergencyA bill backed by more than a dozen Maryland Republican lawmakers targeting Baltimore crime would allow Gov. Larry Hogan to declare a state of emergency based on a community's homicide rate.
Bill Would Remove Md. Governor's Office From Parole DecisionsA bill being considered at the State House would take parole decisions out of the governor's office, with proponents saying the Maryland parole board should be allowed to do its job.
Assisted-Suicide Bill Gets Hearing In Senate Judicial Proceedings CommitteeThe state Senate's judicial proceedings committee heard testimony Friday about the End of Life Option Act, a bill that would allow terminally ill people to request aid in dying.