ANNAPOLIS — A Maryland senate committee has approved an agriculture certainty bill that has split support from environmental groups. The Senate Education, Health and Environmental Affairs Committee voted 7-4 to pass the bill Wednesday. Supporters say it will give farmers ...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 »
ANNAPOLIS — State Sen. Roy Dyson says he will not advance legislation to scale back financial disclosure requirements for local elected officials. Dyson, a Democrat and vice chairman of the Senate Education, Health and Environmental Affairs Committee, said Tuesday that ...Read More »
A closed meeting by any other name is still a closed meeting. And if it involves public officials doing the public’s business, a closed meeting is still an insult to our democratic process. The latest example of elected officials dodging ...Read More »