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Maryland Senate Votes to Move State’s Primary

The Maryland Senate has voted unanimously to move the state’s primary in presidential election years to the last Tuesday in April.

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Md. Senate Votes to Create Alert Program for Hit-and-Runs

The Maryland Senate has voted to create an alert program to find missing drivers in hit-and-run accidents that result in serious injury.

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Senate OKs Required Polygraph for Correctional Applicants

The Maryland Senate has voted unanimously to require correctional officer applicants to pass a polygraph exam.

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Maryland Senate President Introduces Stormwater Fee Changes

Maryland’s Senate president has proposed some changes to the state’s stormwater management fees.


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Md. Senate OKs Speed Limit Boost to 70 on State Highways

The Maryland Senate has voted to raise the speed limit from 65 to 70 mph on state highways.


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Maryland Senate Delays Vote on Executive Nominations

The Maryland Senate has delayed a vote on appointments that Gov. Larry Hogan has made to his cabinet in the aftermath of his State of the State speech.


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Md. Senate GOP Picks New Leadership

Maryland Republicans have chosen new leadership in the state Senate.


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Hershey Candy Company Sues Md. Candidate With Same Name

The Hershey company says a Maryland candidate is milking its iconic chocolate bar for political gain.


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Md. Lawmakers Enter Last Day of Session

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.


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Maryland Senate Approves Minimum Wage Increase to $10.10 by 2018

The Maryland Senate voted Saturday to increase the state’s minimum wage from $7.25 an hour to $8 in January, the first in a series of incremental hikes that will lead to a $10.10 wage in July 2018.




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