You can't take the politics out of politics, and at least part of Gov. Larry Hogan's comments Friday when announced his support for a fracking ban that were directed at Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller Jr. left Sen. Robert A. "Bobby" Zirkin bitter.Read More »
ANNAPOLIS — The Maryland House of Delegates has passed the state’s $43.5 billion budget. The House voted 135-6 for the measure Thursday. The bill now goes to the Senate. The House also voted 112-29 for a companion bill that is ...Read More »
ANNAPOLIS — Competing bills that ban fracking or extend the current moratorium on the controversial natural gas extraction process are both likely headed to the Senate for a vote. Sen. Joan Carter Conway, D-Baltimore City and chair of the Education, ...Read More »
ANNAPOLIS — A Maryland measure aimed at keeping antibiotics effective is headed to the state Senate. The Keep Antibiotics Effective Act will be before the Senate this week. The Senate Education, Health and Environmental Affairs Committee passed the bill out ...
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ANNAPOLIS — All expanded polystyrene products used for packaging food products, including foam carriers, could be banned from all Maryland food businesses if pending legislation is passed in the General Assembly this session.The legislation, sponsored in the House by Del. Brooke ...Read More »
ANNAPOLIS — Despite Maryland’s apparent prosperity, the state has a perennial budget problem. Maryland is in the top 10 for average annual wage and an unemployment rate a half-percent below the national average. But it also has a structural deficit ...Read More »
ANNAPOLIS – Bills that would hold accountable those whose products cause lead poisoning, and taking lead out of drinking water, are moving through legislative committees in the Maryland General Assembly this session. The House Judiciary Committee heard testimony Wednesday on ...Read More »