Now that the dust has cleared on the 2022 legislative session, the Editorial Advisory Board of The Daily Record would like to recognize a few bills that we were particularly happy to see passed. Next week, we’ll urge the General Assembly to take a second look at a few others next year. Thanks for passing: […]
Maryland’s hospitals went into the 2022 legislative session searching for solutions to health care workforce shortages — and came out with $80 million.
Maryland lawmakers voted to override Gov. Larry Hogan's vetoes on Saturday.
Legislation banning untraceable firearms, sometimes called "ghost guns," will become law without Gov. Larry Hogan's signature.
In the state capital you can’t swing a dead cat without hitting a portrait of a lord, lady or other more important figure in Maryland history. But the story of Lord Benjamin and his portrait is not one of those stories. Because Lord Benjamin is a figment of a lawmaker’s impish imagination. A prank some […]
Identical proposals for a temporary pause on the state gas tax received preliminary approval from the House and Senate.
ANNAPOLIS — Senate Republicans Wednesday renewed their push for tax relief days before an amended budget package heads to the Senate floor. The renewed call highlights the growing focus on pocketbook issues in the General Assembly driven by inflation and international conflict. The Republicans’ call for broad-based relief may not come in the form of […]
ANNAPOLIS — The leader of the Maryland Senate is holding out hope for passage of a tax relief package before the session ends in April. The economic strain of a conflict in Ukraine layered on inflation growing at the fastest rate in 40 years has some lawmakers thinking about pocketbook issues. And while some tax […]
Maryland lawmakers will introduce legislation to direct the state’s $70 billion pension system to divest its relatively small and rapidly declining assets in Russia in response to the war in Ukraine.
Maryland’s top two Democrats will have a lot on their plates entering the 90-day session that begins at noon Wednesday. The ongoing pandemic will once again loom large over the legislative session. This is the third year the coronavirus has affected how the General Assembly operates. Aside from the pandemic, the major issues of the […]