Lawmakers say a controversial bill that would give certain terminally ill people the ability to end their lives with a prescription drug needs more study.
A former police officer turned Maryland lawmaker says it’s a matter of when, not if, a mass shooting happens in one of the state’s schools.
A Virginia state senator says it’s time to decriminalize marijuana.
The D.C. Council has sent an initiative legalizing possession of small amounts of marijuana to Congress for review, despite an attempt by Congress to block the nation’s capital from legalizing pot.
The Baltimore City Council has gone from a bill to charge a fee for the use of plastic bags to an outright ban.
Maryland doctors would undergo criminal background checks and be continuously monitored under legislation the state medical licensing board plans to propose next year.
The House passed a bill Tuesday that could make it a little harder for people to use government welfare payments to buy marijuana in states where the drug is legal.
A new law takes effect Thursday that decriminalizes possession of small amounts of marijuana in the nation’s capital.
The Senate has approved a bill making it easier for veterans who’ve endured long wait times for VA medical care to receive treatment from local doctors instead. The measure closely resembles a bill approved Tuesday in the House. Lawmakers say they are optimistic a compromise version can soon be sent to President Barack Obama for his signature.
Gov. Martin O’Malley signed nearly 200 measures at his last bill signing ceremony as governor. Here’s a glance at some of them.