Yup, that really happened before the liquor board
The former chairman gives his list of the 10 most outrageous moments. Did you hear the one about the potted plant?
Md. bail assessment tool differs from other states
Gov. Martin O'Malley has said he may issue an executive order creating a pilot program for reforms to criminal bail procedures.
New law makes protecting patient privacy easier
While a trio of domestic-violence protections drew wide attention, the General Assembly quietly added another layer of protection for those seeking to keep their health information confidential.
We’ll drink to that
Just in time for Passover comes news from the General Assembly that could make for good conversation around seder tables from Hagerstown to Salisbury.
Senate sticks to its version of medical marijuana bill
The Senate on Wednesday gave preliminary approval to a bill that would expand access to medical marijuana in Maryland.
Dog-bite bill clears hurdle, heads for final vote
The Maryland Senate Wednesday gave preliminary approval to a bill resolving a two-year debate on dog-bite liability.
Budget committee pushes back film company debate
Lawmakers tasked with reconciling the House and Senate budgets have approved a first round of minor compromises. They are saving the toughest decisions for later this week.
House Dems try to force vote on immigration
House Democrats deployed a little-used legislative move Wednesday to force a vote on a comprehensive immigration bill, an effort doomed to fail but designed to increase the election-year pressure on Republicans to act.
A green light for cops in the red-light district?
An unusual legislative battle is going on in Hawaii concerning police and prostitutes.
Obama: Enough have enrolled for stable health care
President Barack Obama says enough people have signed up for health care to make his signature law work.
Maryland Second Chance Act to get hearing
A Maryland measure that would close some nonviolent criminal misdemeanor records from public access after a three- to five-year waiting period is scheduled for hearings.
Md. bill would require reporting of dead bodies
Two Republican state lawmakers from Washington County want to make it crime not to report a dead body or death.