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Senate passes anti-cyberbullying expansion; attention shifts to House

Sen Will Smith, D-Montgomery and vice chair of the Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee, called on the General Assembly to pass new gun restrictions at a rally in Annapolis Thursday. (Bryan P. Sears)

ANNAPOLIS – The Senate on Thursday morning passed legislation to expand Maryland’s law against the cyberbullying of youngsters, as the mother of a teenager who killed herself after being bullied online looked on. After the Senate’s 45-0 vote, attention shifted ...

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Cardin took full food allowance during session

Jon Cardin

Despite missing a majority of committee votes taken in the 2014 General Assembly session, Del. Jon S. Cardin filed for the full daily food allowance provided to legislators during the 90-day session.

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Cardin: People need to know who I am

‘I focus on vulnerable communities,’ Del. Jon S. Cardin says. He championed the move to restore voting rights to felons and, more recently, laws that criminalized cyberbullying and ‘revenge porn,’ the online posting of sexually explicit photos of ex-lovers with the intent to harass.  (The Daily Record/Maximilian Franz)

The nephew of Maryland’s popular junior U.S. senator, Del. Jon S. Cardin does not deny that name recognition has helped him become the frontrunner in the campaign against his Democratic opponents for attorney general. But Cardin said it will take more than a name to win on primary day, June 24.

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