Gov. Larry Hogan has scheduled May 25 event to sign at least some of the approximately 375 pieces of legislation passed earlier this year by the Maryland General Assembly.Read More »
Prospects of a special session on medical cannabis licenses continue to be dim as the leaders of the House and Senate have yet to agree to a bill or even sit down and talk.Read More »
ANNAPOLIS — Legislation expanding protections for victims of sexual assault and human trafficking and tax credits for first responders and businesses that hire veterans topped the list of measures signed into law Tuesday by Gov. Larry Hogan. First on the ...Read More »
The 2017 legislative session of the Maryland General Assembly ended at midnight on April 10. You are probably asking yourself, “So, what impact does the 2017 legislative session have on me as a technology entrepreneur?” Glad you asked. Several of ...Read More »
The typical third year of a General Assembly session is politically contentious and about setting the table for the coming election a year down the road. But in 2017, the 90-day session was as much about the 2016 election of ...Read More »
The Maryland General Assembly completed another of its 90-day sessions in workmanlike style — for the most part. Workmanlike, yes, but animated by potentially ruinous decrees from the new Donald Trump White House. And then there were various levels of ...Read More »
Under the shadow of federal efforts to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, the General Assembly this session passed several bills that look to insulate Marylanders from changes to the health insurance law and passed packages of bills designed to ...Read More »
Lawmakers barely got out of Annapolis before Gov. Larry Hogan sent a message about how the Senate handled his appointments. Two of the most contentious appointments — Wendi Peters and Dennis Schrader — were re-appointed by Hogan Tuesday, less than ...
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ANNAPOLIS — Maryland’s 90-day legislative session is coming to an end. Lawmakers will be working on legislation to battle opioid addiction and to make changes to the state’s medical marijuana law. A measure to protect internet privacy also remains before ...
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