During the last day of the legislative session the Maryland Senate overwhelmingly approved a medical marijuana bill. It passed in a vote of 42 yes to 4 no. The bill, HB 1101, had previously cleared the House of Delegates last month. It now goes to the desk of Gov. Martin O'Malley (D).
Film and TV production in Maryland just got a big boost. A $17.5 million dollar boost to be specific. Earlier this week the State House of Delegates passed a bill increasing Maryland’s film tax credit program from its current $7.5 million for the fiscal year 2014 to $25 million. Show More Summary
Maryland’s House of Delegates has passed strict gun control legislation. [It requires] fingerprinting of gun buyers, new limits on firearm purchases by the mentally ill, and bans on assault weapons and on magazines that hold more than 10 bullets. The 78 to 61 vote handed Gov. Martin O’Malley (D) a major policy victory as Maryland [...]
The Maryland House of Delegates passed what would be among the nation’s most restrictive gun-control measures Wednesday, voting to ratchet up the state’s already tough rules by requiring fingerprinting of gun buyers, new limits on firearm purchases by the mentally ill, and bans on assault weapons and on magazines that hold more than 10 bullets. [...]
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Maryland was set to become the latest U.S. state to enact stiff gun control measures, with the approval on Wednesday by the state's House of Delegates of legislation that includes a ban on dozens of assault weapons and limits on...
The Maryland House of Delegates has voted to ban the possession and sale of shark fins. [ more › ]
The Maryland House of Delegates on Friday passed Gov. Martin O'Malley's proposed transportation funding plan, approving a hike on gas taxes for the first time since 1992.
A funny thing happened on the way to banning assault weapons in the deep blue state of Maryland. Some Democrats in the overwhelmingly-Democratic House of Delegates are considering amendments to reform the bill to carve out some exemptions. Show More Summary
By Howard Marano and Michael Conathan For the moment at least, the U.S. offshore wind industry has a new capital: Annapolis. By an 88 to 48 vote, the Maryland House of delegates handed Governor Martin O’Malley one of his most desired legislative victories — enactment of a bill that would earmark $1.7 billion for development [...]
Maryland is poised to become the 18th US state to repeal the death penalty. On Friday the Maryland House of Delegates voted upon a measure, to repeal the death penalty by a vote of 82-56, making Maryland the sixth state to abolish capital punishment in the last six years. The State Senate approved the bill [...] Maryland Abolishes Death Penalty is a post from: The Inquisitr
The Maryland House of Delegates voted today to overturn the state's death penalty, clearing the way for Gov. Martin O'Malley to sign the repeal into law. [ more › ]
The death penalty is history in the state of Maryland (or it will be, as soon as Governor Marin O'Malley signs the bill repealing it into law, as he's pledged to do). The state's House of Delegates voted 82-56 today to end capital punishment,...Show More Summary
(Reuters) - Maryland's House of Delegates voted to repeal the death penalty on Friday, putting it a step closer to becoming the 18th state to abolish executions.
Today the Maryland House of Delegates followed the lead of the state Senate and passed the death penalty repeal bill. The bill now goes to Governor Martin O’Malley who almost certainly will sign it, making Maryland the 18th state to abandon capital punishment.
(Reuters) - The Maryland House of Delegates may vote to overturn the state's death penalty as early as Friday, making it the 18th U.S. state to abolish executions.
by Operation Rescue staff Annapolis, MD, March 6, 2013 (OperationRescue) — Prompted by the death of a third trimester abortion patient of LeRoy Carhart’s on February 7, 2013, seventeen members of the Maryland House of Delegates have sent a formal letter to the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DHMH)…
The leader of the Maryland House of Delegates might be ready to take charge on transportation funding. An aide to House Speaker Michael E. Busch said Tuesday the Annapolis lawmaker is working on a proposal to raise money for transportation projects.
The Maryland House of Delegates passed legislation that would reverse a 2012 court ruling that found pit bulls to be "inherently dangerous." [ more › ]
Walter Olson This morning’s Washington Post reports that organized bicycling enthusiasts in Maryland, though a very safety-oriented bunch, are mostly not supporting a bill in the state House of Delegates filed by Del. Maggie McIntosh...Show More Summary
Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley (D) is still asking Prince George’s County Democrats to withdraw their pick to replace former state lawmaker Tiffany Alston. The county’s Democratic Central Committee this month tapped local businessman Gregory A. Show More Summary