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O'Malley considering veto of trash bill

Gov. Martin O'Malley is considering requests to veto legislation that would provide financial incentives for electricity generation through waste-to-energy trash incinerators.

Tags: Martin O'Malley , waste-to-energy , Maryland House , Maryland Senate ,

Saturday - 04/30/2011, 12:39pm EDT

Md. lawmakers create petition drive to repeal tuition law

Opponents of a new law that gives tuition breaks to illegal immigrants have to collect more than 55,000 signatures by the end of June in order to force a referendum.

Tags: Maryland General Assembly , tuition , Neil Parrott , Pat McDonough , Anthony O'Donnell , Andrew Mollenbeck

Wednesday - 04/27/2011, 01:24am EDT

The 7 year journey to changing Md.'s vehicular manslaughter laws

Maryland's House Judiciary Committee was often called "the places where bills go to die" by lobbyists and ordinary citizens. One bill illustrated that powerfully: HB 363, the bill that would provide for jail time in the case of fatal crashes.

Tags: HB 363 , Luiz Simmons , Ed Kohls

Sunday - 04/17/2011, 11:56am EDT

Medical marijuana bill moves forward in Maryland

Frederick County Sen. David Brinkley may succeed this year in his nine-year quest to reduce criminal penalties for medical marijuana use.

Tags: medical marijuana , David Brinkley , Jaime Raskin , Dan Morhaim

Sunday - 04/10/2011, 12:45pm EDT

Md. gay marriage could go to referendum

Maryland's same-sex marriage bill is headed for vigorous and extended debate in the House of Delegates, but for many, it won't be new territory and it won't end there.

Tags: Gay marriage , same sex , Kathleen Dumais

Tuesday - 03/08/2011, 09:27am EST

Veterans keeping up the fight for slots

War veterans' organizations are taking another shot at passing legislation allowing them to operate slot machines to offset dire finances at posts across the state.

Tags: slots , Veterans of Foreign Wars , American Legion , Maryland State Senate , Sheila Hixson

Friday - 01/14/2011, 02:00am EST

Two governors: Two approaches to gas, alcohol taxes

As the Maryland legislature looks to every corner of the state budget for some leeway on the imposing deficit, two former governors offer their own, differing directions to get to fiscal solvency.

Tags: Parris Glendening , Marvin Mandel , gas tax , alcohol tax , Maryland Senate , governor , Maryland Governor , tax

Friday - 01/14/2011, 01:30pm EST

Parties split losses in Maryland General Assembly

Republicans are projected to pick up six seats in the Maryland House of Delegates after Tuesday's election, resulting from two fallen incumbents and four open seats, but it's unclear how much the slight shift will affect the upcoming legislative session.


Thursday - 11/04/2010, 11:19am EDT

Child neglect bill passes Md. House of Delegates

Penalties for neglecting a child will be less than a Frederick delegate sought when he introduced a bill reforming the state's child abuse laws

Tags: Delegate Galen Clagett , child neglect , Frederick News-Post

Saturday - 03/27/2010, 12:55pm EDT
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