Maryland Lawmakers Override Vetoes On Sweeping Police Reform MeasuresMaryland lawmakers voted Saturday to override Republican Gov. Larry Hogan’s vetoes of three far-reaching police reform measures that supporters say are needed to increase accountability and restore public trust.
Gov. Larry Hogan Vetoes 3 Police Reform BillsMaryland Gov. Larry Hogan announced Friday that he has vetoed three police reform measures approved by the Democrat-controlled General Assembly, all measures passed with enough votes to override the vetoes.
Gov. Larry Hogan Critical Of Police Reform Bills Awaiting His ActionAll eyes are now on Gov. Larry Hogan regarding a series of police reform bills now passed through the Maryland General Assembly.
Gov. Hogan Vetoes Bill Prohibiting Juvenile Life SentencesMaryland Gov. Larry Hogan announced a pair of vetoes Thursday night, including a measure that would prevent juveniles charged as adults from being sentenced to life in prison without parole and a bill that would expand the state’s prevailing wage law on public works project contracts.
Maryland Lawmakers Approve Package Of Police Reform MeasuresA comprehensive package of police reform measures cleared the Maryland General Assembly on Wednesday, including repeal of police job protections long cited as a barricade to accountability.
Maryland Bills Aim To Make It Easier To VoteAfter a polarizing 2020 presidential election and a worldwide pandemic, Maryland lawmakers are rethinking how to conduct voting.
Maryland House OKs More Access To Police Misconduct RecordsThe Maryland House of Delegates voted Tuesday to expand public access to records relating to police misconduct cases and to limit the use of no-knock police warrants.
State Lawmakers Pass Bill To End Life Sentences For JuvenilesState lawmakers have passed a bill that ends life sentences without parole for juveniles.
Maryland Bill That Would Give All Adoptees Access To Original Birth Records Fails In SenateIt's something that most of us take for granted, an original birth certificate. But for many people who were adopted in Maryland, it isn't so easy to come by.
Maryland Lawmakers OK Bill To Compensate Wrongly ImprisonedMaryland lawmakers have approved legislation to change how the state compensates people who have been wrongly imprisoned for crimes they didn't commit.
Maryland Lawmakers Considering Several Bills Focused On Police Transparency, AccountabilityPolice reform was front and center in Annapolis on Tuesday afternoon. State lawmakers are considering several bills focused on transparency and accountability.
Baltimore Police Officer, 2020 Mayoral Candidate Ivan Gonzalez Charged With Perjury, Falsifying Documents Related To CampaignA Baltimore city police officer and former mayoral candidate was indicted by a grand jury on charges of perjury falsifying records related to his 2020 mayoral campaign.
State Senate Unanimously Votes To Remove 'Maryland, My Maryland' As State SongThe Maryland State Senate voted unanimously to repeal "Maryland, My Maryland" as the state song.
Group Brings Giant Inflatable Joint To Maryland State House As Part Of Push To Legalize Marijuana UseA group rallied outside the Maryland State House Thursday urging lawmakers to legalize marijuana use in the state.
Maryland Legislators Aim For Better Voter AccessibilityLawmakers in Maryland are working to enact legislation that would greatly improve accessibility for disabled voters.