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Md. House Chairman Pledges to Work on Stormwater Fee Bill

The chairman of a Maryland House committee says he is making a measure to end state-mandated fees for stormwater remediation a priority.


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Md. House Committee Reworks Marijuana Bill

Maryland’s legislature apparently won’t eliminate criminal penalties for marijuana possession this year, but a House committee isn’t ruling it out for the future.


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Ban on Alcohol Vaporizers Headed to Md. Governor

Vaportinis, which make it possible to inhale alcohol through a glass straw, may soon be illegal in Maryland.


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Robbery Suspect Shot, Killed By Police After Chase On I-95

A man suspected of breaking into a Target store was shot and killed by police early Friday following a pursuit that ended at a popular rest area along Interstate 95 just north of Baltimore.


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70-mph Speed Limit Gets House Approval in Maryland

The House has unanimously passed a measure to raise the maximum highway speed limit from 65 mph to 70.


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Md. Democrats Defeat GOP Effort to Weaken Gun Bill

Democratic lawmakers in the Maryland House of Delegates defeated Republican efforts to weaken a gun-control measure Tuesday night, moving the bill backed by Gov. Martin O’Malley closer to passage with its major provisions intact.


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Md. House Considers Immigrant Licensing Bill

A Maryland House panel is considering a bill that would allow illegal immigrants to continue to obtain driver’s licenses.


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Md. House Passes Health-Care Reform Measure

The Maryland House of Delegates has approved a measure to further implement federal health-care reform in the state.


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Md. Senate Dog-Bite Bill Different From House

The Maryland Senate and the House of Delegates appear to be headed for a showdown on how to address a court ruling that pit bulls are “inherently dangerous.”


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Legislature Completes Work On ‘Flush Tax’ Increase

Marylanders can likely expect their annual sewer bills to double if the reception of Governor O’Malley’s proposal by the House is a good indicator.