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They Said It during the 2019 legislative session

The Statehouse building in Annapolis, (Maximilian Franz / The Daily Record)

The governor’s comments were absolutely nonsense. Nonsense, nonsense, nonsense, nonsense personified. Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller Jr., responding to comments by Gov. Larry Hogan that public education had been a top priority of his administration.   There’s nothing more ...

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Md. prescription drug bill filled with compromises

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Sometimes compromise means recognizing things could have gone worse. That seems to be the view of advocates of measures aimed at controlling what Marylanders pay for their medication. Legislation introduced in January would have created a board to set upper ...

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Lawmakers hail bills barring cyberbullying, child porn, violence against pregnant women

Senate Judicial Proceedings Chairman Robert A. ‘Bobby’ Zirkin, D-Baltimore County. (File photo)

ANNAPOLIS – The Maryland General Assembly this year addressed the dangers posed by social media and increasingly realistic computer graphics in passing legislation to expand protections against on-line bullying of youngsters and to prevent child pornography in the digital age. ...

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