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O’Malley on 2016: Democrats Could Use Real Contest

Gov. Martin O’Malley of Maryland, a two-term Democrat, suggested in an interview that the party would be better served if Mrs. Clinton were to face some competition along the way.

Maryland Governor Signs Pot Decriminalization Bill

Governor Martin O’Mally, a dark horse candidate for 2016, has decriminalized marijuana in Maryland. The bill could improve public safety by freeing police officers to focus on more serious threats, O’Malley said. The Maryland State’s Attorneys Association sent O’Malley a letter Friday, urging him to veto the measure. The group’s president said the bill was […]

Will a pro-marijuana candidate compete in 2016?

In a sign of the times, Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley (D) on Monday signed into law a bill that would decriminalize possession of 10 grams or less of marijuana, making his state the 17th in the nation to do so. O'Malley, who is believed...Show More Summary

2016 Watch: O'Malley heads to Nevada

(CNN) - Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley will headline a Democratic event next month in Nevada, a state that draws potential White House candidates as it's the first western state to vote in the primary and caucus calendar. The Democratic governor will give the keynote speech at the 2014 Clark County Democratic Party Jefferson-Jackson Dinner in […]

Martin O'Malley's biggest 2016 problem (besides Hillary Clinton)

If there's any liberal priority that's gone ignored by Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley (D), I can't think of it. In his eight years in office, O'Malley has checked off one progressive policy goal after another: Legalize gay marriage, eliminate...Show More Summary

Maryland governor will sign bill decriminalizing marijuana

By Jeremy Bauer-Wolf | Maryland Reporter After a long-waged political battle, Gov. Martin O’Malley has indicated he will sign a bill that removes criminal penalties for possession of 10 grams of marijuana or less. The General Assembly OK’ed the measure on the last day of the 90-day session Monday. With no debate, the Senate voted...

Marijuana is no longer a crime in Maryland

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On Monday, the Maryland Senate decriminalized the possession of marijuana in small amounts. Governor Martin O’Malley (D) is expected to immediately sign the bill into law.

Maryland Will Be The 25th State To Ease Marijuana Laws

Gov. Martin O'Malley once opposed decriminalization. But on Monday, he said he now recognizes marijuana is a "low priority." The post Maryland Will Be The 25th State To Ease Marijuana Laws appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Maryland Votes To Hike Minimum Wage, Reform Pot Laws

Gov. Martin O'Malley is expected to sign bills to raise the state minimum wage to $10.10 and decriminalize small amounts of marijuana, along with a prohibition on so-called 'revenge porn'

Maryland Gov To Sign Marijuana Decriminalization Bill

Governor Martin O’Malley will sign a bill decriminalizing marijuana. On a 34-to-8 vote, the Senate gave final approval to the legislation Monday afternoon. The bill would impose only civil fines, rather than criminal sanctions, on those caught with less than 10 grams of the drug. At least 24 other states now have either decriminalized the […]

Maryland Set to Decriminalize Marijuana After Gov. Pledges to Sign Bill

After some heated last minute maneuvers in the House of Delegates over the weekend the state of Maryland is set to decriminalize possession of small amounts of marijuana. On Monday, Gov. Martin O'Malley pledged to sign the marijuana decriminalization bill recently approved by the Senate.

With Legislator's OK, Maryland Poised To Decriminalize Pot

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Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley, who is expected to sign the bill, said decriminalizing marijuana might lead to a greater focus on more serious threats.

Freep This Maryland Survey

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Maryland haters are assessing support for a petition drive to place a repeal of that state's transgender rights bill on the 2014 ballot. The bill awaits Gov. Martin O'Malley's signature after passing its final hurdle in the state legislature on Friday. Show More Summary

Maryland Trans Rights Bill to Become Law

2 weeks agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

A bill that would outlaw discrimination on the basis of gender identity in education, housing, and public accommodations has passed the Maryland House and has gone to Governor Martin O’Malley, who is expected to sign the bill into law. "After...

Maryland to Cut Estate Tax

This week, Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley (D) will receive a bill that would raise the state’s estate tax exemption from $1 million to the federal level by 2019. The bill, sponsored by Delegate Susan Krebs (R-Carroll), passed by both...Show More Summary

Maryland Senate rejects GOP trims of $39 billion budget

By Len Lazarick | Maryland Reporter With minimal debate, the Maryland Senate rejected a half dozen Republican attempts to further trim Gov. Martin O’Malley’s $39 billion budget Wednesday, and gave preliminary approval to the spending plan that will be sent to the House this week. The Senate Budget and Taxation Committee ultimately cut $492 million...

Governor Martin O’Malley Making the Rounds, But 2016 Depends on Hillary [Video]

MARYLAND’S Governor Martin O’Malley gave a speech at the California Democratic Party convention, starting it all off by singling out […] The post Governor Martin O’Malley Making the Rounds, But 2016 Depends on Hillary [Video] appeared first on Taylor Marsh.

MD puts $300M pension payment on chopping block to balance budget

By Len Lazarick | Maryland Reporter Much or all of an annual $300 million extra payment into Maryland’s pension system is on the chopping block as Senate budgeters seek to balance Gov. Martin O’Malley’s $39 billion budget at a voting session Friday. Show More Summary

Maryland Puts $25M Toward Capacity Building on Washington Metro System

Gov. Martin O'Malley pledged $25 million in state capital funding to add capacity and reduce crowding on the metro system of Washington on Wednesday, as part of a joint investment with Virginia and the District of Columbia.

DC: Metro Hails Funding Commitment by Gov. O'Malley, Gov. McAuliffe and Mayor Gray in support of Momentum strategic Plan

Metro General Manager and CEO Richard Sarles on Feb. 26 applauded an increased capital commitment of $75 million by Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley, Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe and District of Columbia Mayor Vincent C. Gray, saying that it marked an...

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