Maryland Legislature Ends Session Marked By Budget SurplusMaryland lawmakers closed their legislative session late Monday with approval of legislation to strengthen cybersecurity in a year marked by a budget surplus that enabled upgrades to parks, infrastructure, schools and information technology systems, as well as tax relief.
Maryland Legislature Enters Final Day With Most Priorities DoneMaryland lawmakers enter the last day of their legislative session on Monday with most high-profile measures already passed into law, including tax relief, a paid family leave program and an extensive measure aimed at slowing climate change.
Maryland Lawmakers OK New Map For 188 General Assembly SeatsIn Maryland, where registered Democrats outnumber Republicans 2-1, critics of the redistricting process have long criticized the state's map for egregious gerrymandering — in which politicians draw district lines to favor one party.
Maryland Colleges, Universities Slated To Get Millions For Maintenance, Economic Development ProjectsA number of Maryland colleges and universities will get millions of dollars for capital projects and economic development, Gov. Larry Hogan's office said Monday.
Bills Designed To Combat Violent Crime Introduced In Maryland General AssemblyGov. Larry Hogan on Monday announced the introduction of four bills aimed at combating violent crime in Baltimore and statewide.
Bill Would Stop Fee-Based Driver's License SuspensionsA measure with bipartisan support in Maryland would stop the state from suspending a driver's license due to unpaid traffic fines.
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.
Maryland Officials To Outline Education Spending MeasureMaryland officials are planning to outline legislation aimed at improving education in the state.
Gov. Hogan's Bill To Increase Tech Education Killed In The Senate CommitteeThe bill was voted down 6-4 along party lines in the Education, Health and Environmental Affairs Committee.
Supporters Of Prescription Drug Board To Outline BillThe measure calls for creating an independent body with the authority to evaluate high-cost prescription drugs and set rates for Maryland residents to pay.
Md. Legislature To Conduct Harassment Climate SurveyHouse Speaker Michael Busch says getting direct and anonymous feedback is another step in the right direction to make improvements.
Michael Bloomberg Offers Md. Lawmakers Perspective On Gun LawsFormer New York Mayor, and current potential presidential candidate, Michael Bloomberg is scheduled to visit Maryland lawmakers and the U.S. Naval Academy Tuesday.
Minimum Wage, Health Care, To Be Issues In Maryland SessionMaking prescription drugs more affordable and raising the minimum wage are expected to be among the top issues Maryland lawmakers are expected to debate.
Maryland Lawmakers Work On School Safety, Crime, On Last DayA measure to improve school safety cleared the Maryland General Assembly on Monday, less than a month after a shooting at a high school in the state left two students dead.
Some Maryland Bills Going Into Law Without Hogan's SignatureSome Maryland measures are going into law without Gov. Larry Hogan's signature.