Maryland General Assembly
Several Maryland candidates are trying to make political comebacks as they face off in primary matchups after ethical and legal problems.
A Maryland health group says it has support from 200 candidates for the Maryland General Assembly to increase the state’s tobacco tax by $1 a pack.
Health advocates are starting a campaign to make each General Assembly candidate take a stance on a proposal to raise the cigarette tax from $2 a pack to $3.
At least a few measures that pass both chambers generally die when the House and Senate disagree on details.
On a busy final day of legislation in Maryland, lawmakers approved the decriminalization of marijuana and a hike in minimum wage.
The Maryland General Assembly on Monday gave final approval to incremental increases in the state’s minimum wage over several years to $10.10 by 2018 and to decriminalize small amounts of marijuana possession.
A look at some measures already approved by the Maryland General Assembly, which adjourns at midnight Monday.
Restrictions on the shackling of pregnant incarcerated women during labor and delivery have been passed by the Maryland General Assembly.
A $4.3 million expansion of pre-kindergarten has been approved by the Maryland General Assembly.
People who commit domestic violence in front of a child will face more time in prison, under a bill passed by the Maryland General Assembly.