Gov. Martin O’Malley
Ethan Saylor, 26, died of asphyxia in January 2013 as three Frederick County sheriff’s deputies moonlighting as security officers forcibly removed him from a Frederick movie theater because he hadn’t purchased a ticket for a repeat viewing of “Zero Dark Thirty.”
All three Democratic candidates in the governor’s race agree Maryland’s economic policies need work, but they disagree sharply about how much.
Gov. Martin O’Malley has signed a bill that decriminalizes possession of small amounts of marijuana, starting Oct. 1.
Gov. Martin O’Malley says he still has misgivings about a bill to set a 13-month moratorium on the development of tall wind turbines within 56 miles of the U.S. Naval Air Station Patuxent River base in southern Maryland.
A measure to increase penalties for distracted driving that cause serious accidents has been passed by the Maryland General Assembly.
A $4.3 million expansion of pre-kindergarten has been approved by the Maryland General Assembly.
Maryland’s secretary of higher education is leaving her post to work for an education foundation.
The pay rate for social workers who help the developmentally disabled has become a roadblock for the minimum wage bill and legislators hope to reach a resolution.
A panel of Maryland lawmakers voted Monday to increase the state’s minimum wage from $7.25 an hour to $10.10 an hour over three years, but lawmakers stripped out a proposal to index future increases to inflation.
Maryland is already moving toward a “two-tier” minimum wage system, where counties will set their own minimums, Gov. Martin O’Malley said. But he wants $10.10 to be the statewide minimum and let counties raise it from there.