Senators and delegates on both sides of the aisle agree that the 2013 General Assembly session was eventful and historically significant. As the session came to a close Monday night, they spoke about the measures they were most and least happy about.Read More »
A majority of the state Senate would support a legislative moratorium on hydraulic fracturing if such a bill is released from committee, Sen. Brian E. Frosh said Wednesday.
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Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee Chair Brian E. Frosh, D-Montgomery, said Thursday that he is seriously contemplating a run to succeed Douglas F. Gansler...
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Legislation that would have offered greater protection to reporters in defamation lawsuits failed in the Senate on Wednesday, capping what was a tough morning of rhetoric for reporters. Apparently, those of us in the print medium are in decline (at ...Read More »
ANNAPOLIS — The financial disclosure forms filed every year by Maryland lawmakers would be available to the public online under a proposal being crafted by a state Senate special committee. Maryland is the only state in the country that requires ...
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ANNAPOLIS — A new ethics panel of seven state senators will consider posting Maryland lawmakers’ financial disclosure statements online and establishing sanctions that could include fines for ethical transgressions, the panel’s chairman said Friday during the group’s first meeting. Sen. ...Read More »
As Maryland lawmakers consider sanctions against one of their own, a new committee of seven senators will be searching for ways to make the state’s ethics laws more open and transparent and toughen sanctions against lawmakers who break them. The ...
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Check out a slideshow of our past Photos of the Day from The Daily Record’s staff photographers. We also have a SmugMug page, where you can purchase photos taken by The Daily Record staffRead More »
ANNAPOLIS — In an attempt to fix the state’s most troubled agency without spending more money, lawmakers are asking the Department of Juvenile Services for reports rather than policy changes. A bill that would have mandated substantially equivalent services for ...Read More »