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Grant money at risk if Maryland doesn't change sex offender registry

Maryland lawmakers thought the flurry of seven bills passed last year brought the state's sex offender registry in line with federal standards, but they discovered differently this week and now face a tough choice: Enact legislation to register juvenile offenders for life, or risk losing hundreds of thousands of dollars in federal grants.

Tags: sex offender registry , Byrne Justice Assistance Grants , Adam Walsh Child Protection and Safety Act , Bill Toohey , Martin O'Malley

Friday - 01/21/2011, 02:00am EST

Md. lawmakers look to taxes, spending for $1.6B shortfall

The Maryland government will set its sights on raising taxes and cutting spending, as the general assembly begins a 90-day session Wednesday to tackle the $1.6 billion budget gap.

Tags: Annapolis , Thomas V. Miller , Martin O'Malley , John Astle , Patrick L. McDonough , Victor Ramirez

Monday - 01/10/2011, 10:46am EST

Lawmakers look to boost the booze tax in Md.

A bill to hike the taxes on booze by 10 cents a drink may be introduced in the Maryland General Assembly.

Tags: taxes , Richard Madaleno , Andrew Mollenbeck , booze , alcohol

Wednesday - 01/05/2011, 01:28am EST

Shift coming to critical Md. House committee

Witnesses headed to testify before lawmakers on sensitive topics like domestic abuse, cyber-bullying and drunk driving have complained that members of Maryland's House Judiciary Committee could be rude, sarcastic and even insulting.

Tags: Michael Busch , Maryland House Judiciary Committee , Joseph Vallario Jr , Kathleen Dumais , Sue Kullen

Thursday - 12/30/2010, 05:14pm EST
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