Senate Republicans in Maryland overhauled their leadership team on Friday, installing a pair of more conservative senators to lead the caucus at the close of the session's second week.
The majority leaders in both the Maryland House and Senate are acting as lead sponsors of bills this session allowing same-sex marriage, a symbolic move meant to underscore the momentum behind the legislation.
The state budget that Gov. Martin O'Malley (D) will propose Friday calls for closing the bulk of an estimated $1.6 billion shortfall by continuing to borrow heavily from an array of funds designed for environmental, transportation and other special projects,...
Maryland lawmakers have scheduled a hearing on proposed death penalty regulations, a long-delayed step along the way to the possible resumption of executions in the state.
A panel examining ways to strengthen ethics in Prince George's government will hold its first meeting Saturday, Jan. 29.
| January 20, 2011; 3:40 PM ET |
Tags: Prince George's County; Prince George's ethics; Rushern L. Baker III; Kurt Schmoke; William D. Missouri; Patricia G. Adams; Linda Botts; Peter Shapiro;
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Williams, who grew up in Baltimore, has become a national advocate for medical marijuana since he was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in more than a decade ago. Maryland Senate passed legislation with bipartisan support, but the measure stalled in the House in part because of concerns about the political implications in an election year.
About 2,500 people streamed to a cavernous military hall in Baltimore that was tranformed Wednesday night into the site of Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley's second inaugural celebration.
Maryland Sen. Allan H. Kittleman (R-Howard) announced Tuesday that will step down as minority leader because it has become apparent his colleagues do not want a "social moderate" leading the caucus.
Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley will host a receiving line for the public following his inauguration to a second term on Wednesday, his office announced.
As part of the lead up to O'Malley's swearing in on Wednesday, the governor and Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown had planned to join hundreds of students on campus to discuss the cost of college, job creation and the state's budget woes. O'Malley is scheduled to take the oath of office at noon Wednesday in the Senate chambers in Annapolis and then to make remarks on the steps of the State House at 12:30 p.m.