By the slimmest of margins, the Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee approved legislation Thursday night to abolish capital punishment in Maryland.Read More »
A little government and politics news for Wednesday morning.
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In four days, the Baltimore County Council will meet to vote on a slate of county-wide zoning changes, but for many, just one item on the crowded agenda carries a make-it-or-break-it load.Read More »
ANNAPOLIS — Robert M. Bauman says no single measure passed by the General Assembly is particularly lethal to business in Maryland. But that doesn’t mean he thinks the legislature’s cumulative actions aren’t potentially deadly. “This is death by a thousand ...Read More »
The Democrat-controlled Senate gave its approval to a package of four bills that relate to the state budget, but several senators voiced their disdain for a measure in SB 523, which creates a new tax bracket for individuals earning more ...Read More »
Thanks to the intervention of the Maryland Department of Transportation, ground will be broken Thursday for the first building in the long-stalled $220 million Metro Centre at Owings Mills project. The Metro Centre at Owings Mills, a transit-oriented development at ...Read More »
Another fight over state-funded juvenile group homes ignited on the Senate floor Tuesday, with a bill to give private operators more time to meet the requirement that their workers be certified to take care of troubled youth. The operators had ...Read More »