Gov. Martin O’Malley

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Md. Officials Encourage Early Voting

Gov. Martin O’Malley and Maryland House Speaker Michael Busch are calling attention to the start of early voting.


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Bill To Create School Start Times ‘Task Force’ Signed By Md. Governor

Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley signed a bill Thursday that will create a task force to study the research on the sleep needs of children and teens and make a recommendation by the end of 2014 on whether state schools should push back their start times.


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Gov. O’Malley Signs Nearly 200 Bills Into Law

Gov. Martin O’Malley signed nearly 200 measures at his last bill signing ceremony as governor. Here’s a glance at some of them.


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Maryland Traffic Fatalities Drop to 52-Year Low

Traffic fatalities in Maryland have dropped to a 52-year low.


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O’Malley Finds Plenty of Critics in Reddit AMA

Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley took part in an “ask me anything” session on the website Reddit on Monday, but some who participated questioned why he bothered.


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Mother of Down Syndrome Man Who Died In Police Custody Wants Special Training for Law Enforcement

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.”


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Gubernatorial Candidates Clash on Economic Policy

All three Democratic candidates in the governor’s race agree Maryland’s economic policies need work, but they disagree sharply about how much.


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O’Malley Signs Pot Decriminalization Bill

Gov. Martin O’Malley has signed a bill that decriminalizes possession of small amounts of marijuana, starting Oct. 1.


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O’Malley: Not Convinced on Wind Turbine Moratorium

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.


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Maryland Passes Bill on Distracted Driving

A measure to increase penalties for distracted driving that cause serious accidents has been passed by the Maryland General Assembly.