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General Assembly rejects Hogan’s crime-fighting proposals (access required)

ANNAPOLIS – Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan’s effort to enact mandatory minimum prison terms for repeat gun offenders and to discourage judges from handing down reduced sentences was rebuffed during an abbreviated General Assembly session, thanks to the Democratic-led legislature’s opposition ...

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Md. lawmakers vow to pump $2.2B more into school construction (access required)

FOREST HEIGHTS — Democratic lawmakers vowed Wednesday to pump $2.2 billion in additional money into school construction projects across the state. The proposal, announced in a 66-year-old Prince George’s County elementary school that is closed to students because of structural ...

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Students, Capital-Gazette reporter, rally for gun control (access required)

Students from a Maryland school where a girl was killed in a shooting and a reporter from the Capital-Gazette newspaper where five people were shot to death last month held a rally on Saturday to urge lawmakers to approve stronger measures to protect people from gun violence.

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