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.
Md. Man Who Allegedly Threatened Lawmakers Charged A Maryland man has been arrested and charged with making threats against the state's House speaker, Senate president and an Anne Arundel County councilman.
Senate President: Leave Name Change Up to RedskinsMaryland's Senate president says the state government shouldn't push the Washington Redskins to change their name.
Gov. O'Malley: Minimum Wage Increase Is "Pretty Modest" Maryland is already moving toward a "two-tier" minimum wage system, where counties will set their own minimums, Gov. Martin O'Malley said. But he wants $10.10 to be the statewide minimum and let counties raise it from there.
Md. Senate President Warns of Difficulty Raising Minimum Wage Maryland's Senate president is bracing his colleagues for a difficult debate over raising the state's minimum wage.
Bill Would Expand Prekindergarten to 1,600 Kids in Maryland A measure to expand prekindergarten in Maryland for 1,600 children who are up to 300 percent of the federal poverty level will be part of Gov. Martin O'Malley's legislative package.
Wages, Marijuana, Polluted Water All on Maryland AgendaDecriminalizing 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.
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.
Hoyer Endorses Brown in Md. Governor's RaceRep. Steny Hoyer and Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller are endorsing Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown in his run for governor of Maryland.
Maryland Lawmakers Pass Strict Gun-Control Bill The Maryland General Assembly has passed a measure to make the state's gun laws among the strongest in the nation.
Md. Senate President Predicts Support For Medical MarijuanaSenate President Thomas V. Mike Miller says he believes a medical marijuana measure passed by the House of Delegates will move favorably in the Senate.
Md. Senate President Expects Transportation BillMaryland's Senate president says he's confident Gov. Martin O'Malley will submit a transportation funding measure early next week.