Maryland House of Delegates
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.
Maryland lawmakers will be putting finishing touches on a marijuana decriminalization bill and an increase in the minimum wage Monday on the last day of the state’s legislative session.
The House of Delegates has rejected a measure that would have forced them to vote on their planned salary increase, rather than letting it take effect automatically.
Maryland’s $39 billion budget is moving forward in the state’s House of Delegates.
Identical bills to greatly expand Sunday hunting opportunities in western Maryland have passed both houses of the General Assembly.
A measure to get Maryland’s ineffective medical-marijuana law working cleared the Maryland House of Delegates by a large margin Monday.
The Maryland House has unanimously approved a measure that would put new restrictions on people convicted of driving drunk with children as passengers.
Maryland Attorney Kevin Goldberg has two daughters, ages 8 and 4, and he’s very uncomfortable with the fact that either of them could walk into a convenience store and legally purchase an energy drink.
The Maryland Senate has approved the state’s $39 billion budget.
The Maryland House has joined the Senate in passing a compromise measure on dog-bite liability.