Maryland Lawmakers Overturn Hogan's Veto On Kirwan Education Plan, Move Ahead With First Tax On Internet AdsMaryland lawmakers are moving forward with a first-in-the-nation tax on internet ads for big tech companies like Facebook and Google to help pay for a comprehensive and costly measure to improve K-12 education.
Maryland Senate Passes $577M Settlement For HBCU LawsuitThe Maryland Senate unanimously passed a measure on Friday for a $577 million settlement to a long-running lawsuit involving the state’s four historically Black colleges.
Maryland Senate To Add $520M To Gov. Larry Hogan's COVID-19 Relief MeasureThe Maryland Senate plans to add about $520 million to Gov. Larry Hogan’s proposal to help the state recover from the COVID-19 pandemic, leading Democrats who control the chamber announced Wednesday.
Lawmakers Set To Tackle Policing Reform This Session In Maryland General AssemblyPolice accountability remains among the top priorities in the Maryland General Assembly this session.
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.