Maryland General Assembly

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Md. OKs Restrictions on Shackling Pregnant Inmates

Restrictions on the shackling of pregnant incarcerated women during labor and delivery have been passed by the Maryland General Assembly.

04/04/2014

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$4.3M Pre-K Expansion Approved in Maryland

A $4.3 million expansion of pre-kindergarten has been approved by the Maryland General Assembly.

04/04/2014

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Md. OKs Bill on Domestic Violence in Front of Kids

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.

04/03/2014

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Md. Bills to Address Problems With Common Core Passed

The Maryland General Assembly has approved measures to address concerns with the education program known as Common Core.

04/02/2014

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Ticket-Scalping Software Ban Gets Approved in Maryland

Software used by ticket scalpers to buy up the best seats at concerts and sporting events would be banned in Maryland.

03/26/2014

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Md. House Advances State’s $39 Billion Budget

Maryland’s $39 billion budget is moving forward in the state’s House of Delegates.

03/26/2014

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Sunday Hunting Bills Pass Md. General Assembly

Identical bills to greatly expand Sunday hunting opportunities in western Maryland have passed both houses of the General Assembly.

03/18/2014

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O’Malley Calls for Minimum Wage Hike in Speech

Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley will use his final State of the State address on Thursday to urge lawmakers to raise the state’s minimum wage.

01/23/2014

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Wages, Marijuana, Polluted Water All on Maryland Agenda

Decriminalizing marijuana, raising the minimum wage and adjusting the fees paid to contain polluted stormwater are all likely to find their way into debates during this year’s legislative session.

01/05/2014

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Maryland Health Exchange Emergency Bill to be Submitted Next Week

An emergency measure will be submitted in Maryland to put people who thought they were enrolled in a health care plan through the state’s troubled health exchange but still did not receive coverage into a separate state safety net health plan.

01/03/2014

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