ANNAPOLIS — House Speaker Michael Busch has sworn in David Fraser-Hidalgo to the House of Delegates. The speaker swore in Fraser-Hidalgo on Monday in the House chamber in Annapolis. The new delegate will represent District 15 in Montgomery County. He ...Read More »
Statewide, 73 percent of those surveyed earlier this month said they prefer redistricting to be done by an independent commission rather than by elected officials, according to a poll requested by the Greater Baltimore Committee.
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General Assembly leaders will hold a joint briefing in June to discuss problems at Maryland's correctional facilities, the latest fallout from a sordid jail scandal revolving around drugs, sex and money in Baltimore.
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Gov. Martin O'Malley, Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller Jr. and House of Delegates Speaker Michael E. Busch will gather this morning to sign hundreds of bills passed by the General Assembly this year.Read More »
Heading into the final day of the General Assembly's 90-day session, the House of Delegates had taken no action on a Senate Bill designed to prevent raids on the Transportation Trust Fund.Read More »
Maryland’s top three elected officials are calling the General Assembly session that ended at midnight the most productive they’ve ever been a part of.Read More »
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 »
ANNAPOLIS — The Maryland General Assembly breezed toward adjournment Monday following a session of heavy lifting, approving a medical marijuana measure and an expansion of early voting on the last day, after most of the major bills already had been ...Read More »
It has spanned nearly the entirety of the General Assembly's 90-day session, but a contentious debate over gun control legislation first introduced by Gov. Martin O'Malley appears to be drawing to a close.Read More »
The House is expected to hold a final vote on Senate Bill 281 on Wednesday. But first, here's a recap of what happened Tuesday night, by the numbers:Read More »