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Senate passes omnibus crime bill; attention shifts to House

The Maryland State House on Monday night, the final day of the 2016 General Assembly session. (Maximilian Franz/The Daily Record)

ANNAPOLIS – The Senate on Monday night passed omnibus, bipartisan anti-crime legislation that would provide enhanced penalties for gun crimes, broader wiretapping authority in firearms investigations, stiffer punishments for witness intimidation and greater funding for witness-relocation and community-based educational, vocational ...

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Md. Senate preliminarily approves omnibus anti-crime bill

State Sen. Robert "Bobby" Zirkin has called the proposed measure "Grace's Law 2.0." (File photo)

ANNAPOLIS – The Senate on Thursday gave preliminary approval to omnibus anti-crime legislation that would provide enhanced penalties for gun crimes, broader wiretapping authority in firearms investigations, stiffer punishments for witness intimidation and greater funding for witness-relocation and community-based educational, ...

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Lawmakers will focus on Baltimore’s violence, online bullying, parental rights

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With the number of homicides exceeding 300 annually in Baltimore, the Maryland General Assembly this coming session will consider increasing funding for programs legislators say show promise for reducing violent crime in the state’s most populous city as well as ...

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Hogan puts $3 million toward anti-heroin efforts

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Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan is allocating $3 million in additional state funds to combat heroin addiction, his office announced Monday. Two initiatives will benefit from the new money, which fulfills a pair of recommendations made in December by the state’s ...

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