The Senate could vote as early as Wednesday on legislation to repeal the death penalty in Maryland.Read More »
Hydraulic fracturing, the controversial natural gas drilling technique colloquially called fracking, will not face a ban in Maryland.
Tagged with: Bobby Zirkin Fracking Health and Environmental Affairs Committee Heather R. Mizeur house of delegates hydraulic fracturing Joan Carter Conway marcellus shale natural gas senate Thomas V. Mike Miller Jr.Read More »
In the rush to get news of Gov. Martin O'Malley's gas tax proposals into Tuesday's paper, a few details of last night's unveiling had to go unaddressed.Read More »
The Senate on Friday began debate on legislation to repeal capital punishment in Maryland, with abolitionist legislators saying the death penalty does not deter heinous crimes and carries the risk that a wrongly convicted person could be executed.Read More »
ANNAPOLIS — Gov. Martin O’ Malley’s efforts to repeal the death penalty were buoyed Friday when senators in favor of repeal rebuffed an amendment that would allow execution in certain cases. In a 27-19 vote, senators rejected a clause to ...Read More »
A day after meeting with the Democratic leaders of the General Assembly, Gov. Martin O'Malley may soon introduce a bill that would raise hundreds of millions of dollars for transportation projects.Read More »
ANNAPOLIS — The Maryland Senate is scheduled to take up a measure to repeal the death penalty. The Senate is set to consider amendments to the bill on Friday. A vote on the measure is not expected until next week. ...Read More »