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General Assembly heads to midnight adjournment

Del. Luiz Simmons

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 ...

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After 11-hour marathon in Senate, gun bill’s core remains intact

The state Senate has given preliminary approval to gun control legislation that would force future handgun owners to obtain a license and tightens restrictions on the mentally ill's access to firearms.

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Gun control, offshore wind energy headline O’Malley’s legislative agenda

Gov. Martin O’Malley said Friday that altering Maryland’s gun policies would be his top priority in a legislative agenda that also includes guaranteeing a market for developers of offshore wind energy, creating special procurement rules for public-private partnerships and repealing the death penalty.

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Republican leader to O’Malley: Where’s the gambling bill?

Gov. Martin O'Malley's office has been developing legislation that could expand gambling in Maryland for at least the last two weeks. Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller Jr. said last week he thought the draft bill would be ready by the first week of August. ...

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