Apr 18, 2014

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?

Martin O'Malley
Apr 16, 2014

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.

Apr 14, 2014

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.

Kosher Wine
Apr 4, 2014

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.

Apr 2, 2014

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.

Apr 2, 2014

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.

Mar 31, 2014

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.

Mar 26, 2014

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.

Waikiki Beach
Mar 21, 2014

A green light for cops in the red-light district?

An unusual legislative battle is going on in Hawaii concerning police and prostitutes.

Mar 14, 2014

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.

Mar 11, 2014

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.

Mar 5, 2014

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.

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