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Tag Archives: House Health and Government Operations Committee

O’Malley opposing medical marijuana bills

ANNAPOLIS — Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley’s administration opposed Friday measures to legalize medical marijuana, citing concerns that state employees could face federal prosecution for putting into place proposals now before state lawmakers. Joshua Sharfstein, the governor’s health secretary, spoke out ...

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Lt. Gov. Brown to testify on administration’s health bill

ANNAPOLIS — Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown is scheduled to speak to lawmakers about a bill designed to eliminate disparities in health care. Brown will testify before state Senate and House committees this week on the Maryland Health Improvement and Disparities ...

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O’Malley testifies on gay marriage before House panels

ANNAPOLIS — Gov. Martin O’Malley says he wants lawmakers to pass a bill that would legalize gay marriage in order to provide children with stable homes. O’Malley, flanked by clergy members, testified before the House Judiciary and Health and Government ...

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SNCF execs pressed for answers

ANNAPOLIS – State lawmakers skewered rail executives Thursday while debating legislation that would require a railroad seeking to run MARC passenger train service to disclose its role in transporting Jews and other prisoners during the Holocaust. The bills, HB 520 ...

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