Here’s a few government and politics headlines for Thursday, as the state Senate’s gun control debate continues:
- MarylandReporter.com reports two bills that would strengthen the Open Meetings Act were given preliminary approval in the House of Delegates.
- The Frederick News-Post reports that if Gov. Martin O’Malley’s death penalty repeal bill passes, it probably won’t be petitioned to referendum.
- The Baltimore Sun reports a House panel has killed a bill that would have shielded the names of people who sign such petitions.
- The Capital of Annapolis reports on legislation that would require restaurants to receive a letter grade denoting cleanliness.