Former Maryland Del. Emmett Burns Dies At 81In his tenure as Delegate, Burns was a member of a slew of committees and was the Deputy Majority Whip from 2003 to 2007.
Md. General Assembly Ends In Joint Session, More Than 800 Pieces Of Legislation Await Gov. Hogan's SignatureThere are more than 800 pieces of legislation that passed the Maryland General Assembly this session, awaiting Gov. Larry Hogan's signature, while other pieces of legislation were left in the cold.
Maryland House Could Vote This Week On Del. Jay Jalisi ReprimandA vote on whether to reprimand a Maryland state lawmaker for an alleged pattern of bullying and abusive workplace behavior is expected this week in the state House of Delegates.
Maryland Senate OKs Minimum Wage Hike To $15 By 2025The Maryland Senate has passed a measure to increase the state's minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2025.
Maryland House Passes Medical Aid In Dying Bill, Moves To SenateThe Maryland House of Delegates is scheduled to vote today on a measure to allow the terminally ill to end their lives with a doctor's help.
Should Motorcycles Be Able To Split Lanes In Traffic?Should motorcycles be able to drive in between cars when traffic is backed up?
Police: Highway Rest Stop Safe, Suspicious Package FoundState troopers say a Maryland highway rest stop is safe after a "suspicious package" was discovered outside.
Maryland House Panel Passes School Safety MeasureA Maryland House panel has passed a measure to improve school safety.
Maryland House Votes To Override Renewable Energy Bill VetoThe Maryland House of Delegates has voted to override Gov. Larry Hogan's veto of a bill to boost the state's renewable energy standards.
Concern Over Rising Sea Levels In Chesapeake BayCould parts of Maryland be underwater in the next few years? Some scientists warn the state is one of the most vulnerable to climate change, with sea levels rising rapidly, especially in the Chesapeake Bay.
Maryland House OKs Ban On Powdered Alcohol The Maryland House of Delegates has voted to ban powdered alcohol.
Maryland House, Senate Pass Fracking BillsLawmakers in both chambers of the Maryland General Assembly are taking a stand against fracking.
Md. House, Senate OK Foster-care Reform BillA bill aimed at protecting foster children from abusive natural parents is making progress in the Maryland General Assembly.
Md. House Speaker Makes Leadership AppointmentsMaryland House Speaker Michael Busch is announcing new leadership appointments.
2 Arrested In Altercation At Md. House of Delegates Office Building Police say an altercation broke out in the office building for the Maryland House of Delegates on the last day of the legislative session, but no lawmakers were involved.