Thomas V. Mike Miller
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.
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.
Maryland’s Senate president says the state government shouldn’t push the Washington Redskins to change their name.
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.
Maryland’s Senate president is bracing his colleagues for a difficult debate over raising the state’s minimum wage.
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.
Decriminalizing 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.
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.
Rep. Steny Hoyer and Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller are endorsing Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown in his run for governor of Maryland.
The Maryland General Assembly has passed a measure to make the state’s gun laws among the strongest in the nation.