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Tag Archives: 2017 Maryland General Assembly

Battle lines drawn on public funding for Md. private schools

  ANNAPOLIS — More than 1,000 private school students and chaperones greeted and cheered Gov. Larry Hogan’s arrival down the steps of the Maryland State House on Nonpublic School Advocacy day Thursday morning. Students from 12 Maryland counties and Baltimore ...

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Morhaim wants apology from Hogan for governor’s remarks

A Maryland state delegate who is the subject of a legislative ethics review said he is owed an apology from Gov. Larry Hogan for saying the lawmaker could be kicked out of the General Assembly and had introduced legislation in an attempt to "get a license to sell heroin."

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Md. deforestation, fracking bills spark rallies before hearing

ANNAPOLIS — Support for forest protection and opposition to hydraulic fracturing sparked two different rallies Wednesday, just before the House Environment and Transportation Committee heard testimony on three related bills. Two of the bills would ban and criminalize hydraulic fracturing, ...

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Bills would curb Md. assistance in federal immigration enforcement

ANNAPOLIS — A pair of bills would restrict the involvement of law enforcement agencies in Maryland with federal immigration efforts, banning state government agents from asking crime victims or suspects about their immigration or citizenship status. The legislation, which is ...

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