Gov. O'Malley Signs Transgender Discrimination Bill Gov. Martin O'Malley is scheduled to sign a measure aimed at stopping discrimination against people who are transgender.
Group Seeks Referendum On Transgender Rights LawCritics of Maryland's newly passed transgender rights bill kick off a new effort to get the law overturned.
Petition Drives Still Challenging In MarylandFor the first time in 20 years, Maryland voters had a chance last November to decide whether major legislation passed by state lawmakers would become law, thanks largely to the help of an online tool that made it easier to submit valid signatures in referendum petition drives.
Petition Drive Falls Flat; Gun Control Law Won't Go To VotersA petition to try and send new gun control laws to Maryland voters has failed, making the legislation effective in just months.
New Ad Campaign To Launch In Support Of Firearm Safety ActGovernor O'Malley signs new gun control legislation into law this week, but the fight over firearms is not over yet. Now, gun control groups push to get the issue before voters.
Md. City Lowers Voting Age For Its Elections To 16A small Maryland city just outside the Washington, D.C., city limits has voted to lower the voting age for city elections to 16.
Md. Woman Plans Referendum Petition On Gun BillA Montgomery County woman says she is planning a petition effort to get Maryland's gun control bill put to a popular vote.
Death Penalty Supporters Petition For A Referendum On RepealMaryland death penalty supporters announced they will petition for a referendum, a day after Gov. Martin O'Malley signed a repeal measure into law.
D.C. Voters Approve Budget Autonomy ReferendumVoters in the nation's capital have approved a charter amendment that allows the city to spend local tax dollars without congressional approval.
Bill Could Make It Tougher For Md. Ballot MeasuresLaws in 2012 prompted Maryland's first statewide ballot referendum in 20 years, allowing marriage equality, the Dream Act and congressional redistricting to be upheld by voters.
Supporters Of Md. Dream Act Discuss ImplicationsThe approval of Maryland's Dream Act by popular vote should help spur the idea in other states to allow illegal immigrants to pay in-state tuition at public colleges, if they meet certain qualifications, supporters said Friday.
Md. Grants Dream Act, Allowing In-State Tuition For Illegal ImmigrantsMaryland voters approved the controversial Dream Act on Tuesday.
Voters Decided On Gay Marriage Referendum Despite Controversial Campaign AdsIt's coming down to the wire for the campaigns that have dominated Maryland's election year.
Congressional Map Question Getting Less Attention Maryland voters are seeing numerous ads about high-profile ballot questions such as same-sex marriage and gambling, but they are not hearing much about whether to approve or reject the state's congressional redistricting map.
Gay Marriage Advocates Call On Obama's SupportA gay rights group on Monday urged President Barack Obama to speak in support of same-sex marriage in four states that have ballot initiatives on it next month.