House of Delegates

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Md. House Advances Measure to Pay for Health Exchange

The House of Delegates has advanced a measure to expand Medicaid eligibility and create a funding stream for Maryland’s health benefit exchange as part of the federal health care overhaul.


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Medical Marijuana Bill Advances in Md. House

A measure to allow medical marijuana in Maryland has moved forward in the House of Delegates.



Prince George’s County Lawmakers Cope with County Violence

Prince George’s County lawmakers are coping with the gun violence gripping their communities as legislators in Annapolis debate the merits of a far-reaching gun bill backed by Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley.


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New Pit Bull Dog Bite Law Kept On A Leash Until January

One bill that was not passed through in the Special Session primarily focused on gambling was the dog bite bill, as it’s being called.


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Final Maryland Expanded Gambling Vote Expected Tuesday Evening

The Maryland House of Delegates will more than likely make its final vote on Governor O’Malley’s gambling expansion bill on Tuesday.


The Supreme Court on Wednesday said a federal law limits how much money victims of child pornography can recover from people who viewed their images online, throwing out a nearly $3.4 million judgment in favor of a woman whose childhood rape has been widely seen on the Internet. Two dissenting justices called on Congress to change the law to benefit victims. Credit: Kim Hong-Ji / AFP / Getty Images

House Vote Sinks Openly Gay Judicial Nominee

The House of Delegates, voting in Tuesday’s early morning hours, blocked an openly gay Richmond prosecutor from appointment to a General District Court judgeship in the city.


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House Republicans Say Special Session Unnecessary

Maryland Republicans say the state can survive the so-called doomsday budget passed by the legislature last week and that a special session to fix the plan and raise taxes is not necessary.


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House Advances Bill To Opt Out Of Energy Regs

The House of Delegates has given preliminary approval to legislation exempting Virginia from any home energy standards Congress might pass in the future.

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