Sen. Bobby Zirkin believes a measure decriminalizing small amounts of marijuana could be added to a medical marijuana bill that already has passed the House of Delegates.Read More »
Senators and delegates on both sides of the aisle agree that the 2013 General Assembly session was eventful and historically significant. As the session came to a close Monday night, they spoke about the measures they were most and least happy about.Read More »
An attempt to delay and potentially ban a controversial natural gas drilling technique failed Wednesday when a Senate committee voted against allowing the full body to debate the issue.Read More »
Hydraulic fracturing, the controversial natural gas drilling technique colloquially called fracking, will not face a ban in Maryland.
Tagged with: Bobby Zirkin Fracking Health and Environmental Affairs Committee Heather R. Mizeur house of delegates hydraulic fracturing Joan Carter Conway marcellus shale natural gas senate Thomas V. Mike Miller Jr.Read More »
Legislation that would have offered greater protection to reporters in defamation lawsuits failed in the Senate on Wednesday, capping what was a tough morning of rhetoric for reporters. Apparently, those of us in the print medium are in decline (at ...Read More »
An update on the Reisterstown water main break arrived yesterday from Sen. Bobby A. Zirkin, D-Baltimore, that said officials now believe the break will be repaired by noon today. “Once the main is repaired it will take several hours for ...Read More »