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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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Md. Senate Panel Changes Minimum Wage Bill

A Maryland Senate panel made substantial changes to a measure to raise the state’s minimum wage Wednesday.


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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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Md. Senate Panel Approves Medical Marijuana Bill

A Maryland Senate panel has approved a measure to get the state’s medical marijuana law working.


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Md. Senate President: Only Baltimore Needs Bail System Overhaul

The Senate president says Baltimore City should find its own solution to the requirement of staffing bail hearings with defense lawyers. He says the problem doesn’t concern the rest of Maryland.


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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.


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Md. Senate Passes Marijuana Decriminalization Bill

The Maryland Senate has passed a measure making marijuana possession a civil offense.




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