Transgender individuals are one step closer to receiving protection from anti-discrimination laws after a bill passed in the Maryland Senate Tuesday.Read More »
Corporate representatives battled civil rights groups Thursday over state legislation that would expand businesses’ liability for workplace harassment by redefining who is considered a “supervisor,” currently limited to those who have the power to hire or fire the victim.Read More »
A top aide to both House Speaker Michael E. Busch and later Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller is seeking a return to the General Assembly after more than a two-year absence—this time as an elected member of the House of Delegates.Read More »
The Senate president predicts an increase but said he wasn't sure what that might look like other than to say "it's going to be different, in my opinion, from what the governor has proposed and it's going to be different from what the people in Prince George's and Montgomery County have already enacted."
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WASHINGTON — The Senate plunged into an election-year session Monday that promises to be long on political maneuvering and less so on accomplishment, beginning with a struggle over legislation to renew lapsed jobless benefits for the long-term unemployed. “I’m optimistic, ...Read More »
WASHINGTON — Senate Republicans blocked another of President Barack Obama’s picks for one of the nation’s top courts on Tuesday, the latest skirmish in a nominations battle that has intensified partisan tensions in the chamber. Tuesday’s near-party line vote derailed ...Read More »
WASHINGTON — Reflecting Americans’ increasing acceptance of gays, the Senate on Thursday approved legislation that would bar workplace discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity. Gay rights advocates hailed the bipartisan, 64-32 vote as a historic step, although it ...Read More »