The legalization of recreational marijuana is coming to Maryland but probably not this year or any time soon, according to Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller.
Del. Curt Anderson is coming under fire by a conservative blogger for comments made about the race of workers at a city school he recently toured.
Next month’s special session of the General Assembly might allow legislators the chance to counteract a Maryland Court of Appeals ruling that calls pit bulls inherently dangerous.
Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and the leader of the city's delegation to the House of Delegates share a common interest in Charm City's well-being. ...
The fate of Baltimore may rest with immigrants like Alexandra Gonzalez. A native of Puebla, Mexico, Gonzalez feels more at home in Baltimore with every passing year. She attends city-run nutrition and exercise classes in Spanish and takes her two young children to a Spanish-language storytelling hour at her neighborhood library. She plans to earn […]
In a letter to Baltimore's delegation to the House of Delegates, a Caesars Entertainment Corp. vice president urged the lawmakers to vote for legislation this summer that would change Maryland's casino gambling laws -- but only if Caesars is taken care of. ...
ANNAPOLIS — It’s known as a “heavy lift” in legislative circles – the kind of bill that’s hard to round up votes for – and that’s exactly what the effort to expand gambling in Maryland is proving to be. The same issue that brought the General Assembly’s 2012 regular session to a gridlocked adjournment without […]
ANNAPOLIS — With plans to hold a special General Assembly session in July on life support, a task force studying a ruling by Maryland’s high court that imposes strict liability on pit bull owners and their landlords has slowed its deliberations. After meeting twice in two weeks while trying to draft legislation, members of the […]
ANNAPOLIS — Advocates for patients and doctors battled last week over legislation that would limit to two the number of medical experts each side would be permitted to have testify at medical malpractice trials. Patients’ attorney George S. Tolley III told the House Judiciary Committee that limiting the number of experts would reduce the cost […]