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.
Md. Delegate Calls For Special Session After Dog Bite Legislation FailsThe General Assembly's failure to pass legislation on dog bites has one lawmaker calling for a special session.
No Progress Made On Pit Bull Liability Bill In Special SessionA sheriff's deputy shot and killed a pit bull, after the dog bit an 11-year-old boy in Harford County on Wednesday. The child had minor injuries and did not need to go to the hospital. But the shooting comes one day after the General Assembly failed to resolve a controversial court ruling that declares pit bulls inherently dangerous. Now some pit bull owners may feel compelled to give up their dogs.
Pit Bull Bite Liability Bill Fails In Special SessionA measure that Maryland lawmakers hoped would address liability concerns relating to a court ruling on dog bites by pit bulls has died in the recent special session on gambling.
House Of Delegates To Make Changes To Expanded Gambling BillIt’s a heated debate, and it’s far from over. There are new questions about the impact of expanded gambling in Maryland, and the special session could take a turn.
Md. Senate Passes Expanded Gambling Bill 28-14A major victory for supporters of expanded gambling after months of delays and some stiff opposition. On Friday night, the state Senate approves a bill to add table games and another casino.
Committee Passes Bill To Expand Gambling In Md.; Senate To Vote On The Measure On FridayOne hurdle is cleared in the governor's push to expand gambling across the state. But some lawmakers and casino operators are pushing back against the controversial bill.
General Assembly Prepares For Special Session On Expanded Gambling In Md.Going head to head. The battle over gambling is beginning as the General Assembly is called back to a special session in Annapolis.
Dog Owners Anticipate Special Session On Pit Bull RulingAdding a new casino will be the focus of a special session later this week in Annapolis but another issue could impact all Maryland dog owners.
Md. House Sets Day To Convene For Gambling SessionMaryland's House of Delegates has set a date to convene for a special session on gambling.
Pit Bull Bill Planned For Md. Special SessionA Maryland lawmaker says he expects a bill addressing a court ruling that defines pit bulls as "inherently dangerous" will be introduced in this month's special session.
Internet Gambling Could Make The Ballot In NovemberForget about traffic. Gamble at home. Maryland lawmakers will consider Internet gambling when they meet in a special session next week. It's part of a plan to upgrade Maryland's gambling program.
Md. Senate President Plans Quick Start To SessionThe president of the Maryland Senate is planning a quick start for next week's special session to expand gambling.
Pit Bull Supporters Hopeful About Special SessionAnimal advocates in Maryland may soon get another chance to fight a ruling that recently labeled pit bulls and pit mixes inherently dangerous.
O'Malley Calls Special General Assembly Session On Aug. 9 To Expand Gambling In Md.Governor Martin O'Malley calls a special session on gambling and not all lawmakers are happy about it.