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Zirkin: Norman’s death was ‘devastating’

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Sen. H. Wayne Norman Jr.’s death midway through the recently completed General Assembly session profoundly affected the Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee on which he sat and on the issues it addressed, said its chairman, Sen. Robert A. “Bobby” Zirkin, D-Baltimore ...

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Influential Md. Senate panel will have new look in 2019

Sen. Robert A. 'Bobby' Zirkin, D-Baltimore County

Perhaps the only prediction that will come true regarding the 2019 General Assembly session will be the influential Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee will have a starkly different look than it had this year. The 11-member panel, from which this year’s ...

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House panel drops gun-suppression appeals from crime bill

Guns on display in 2013 at  FreeState Gun Range in Middle River.  (File photo)

ANNAPOLIS – The House Judiciary Committee has dropped from omnibus anti-crime legislation a provision that would permit prosecutors to appeal judges’ decisions to suppress from evidence at trial guns the judges conclude were seized from defendants in violation of their ...

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Zirkin sues internet video firm for defamation

State Sen. Robert "Bobby" Zirkin has called the proposed measure "Grace's Law 2.0." (File photo)

Sen. Robert A. “Bobby” Zirkin, chair of the influential Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee, has sued a California-based internet video company for defamation after it included a stock photo of him in a story about an unnamed Baltimore Ravens fan looking ...

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Conway ‘insulted’ by rally outside her office to ban fracking in Md.

Anti-fracking coalition pickets outside of the office of Senator Joan Carter Conway on Monday. Senator Conway is the chair of the Education, Health and Environmental Affairs Committee in the Senate.  (The Daily Record/ Maximilian Franz).

Environmental groups supporting a statewide ban of a controversial process for extracting natural gas took their message to the front door of a state senator who has repeated blocked previous legislation. Members and supporters of Don’t Frack Maryland gathered at the ...

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