- Hogan submits funding for plan to fight Baltimore blight Updated: Feb-11-16 4:43 pm
ANNAPOLIS, Maryland - Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan budgeted $18 million on Thursday to support a plan to address urban blight in Baltimore by demolishing thousands of vacant buildings over four years.
- Md. measure would end animal use in medical training Updated: Feb-11-16 3:46 am
ANNAPOLIS, Maryland - A measure in Maryland would end animal use in medical education and training, if there is an alternative method.
- MADD: Car-locking systems stopped 1.77 million drunk drivers Updated: Feb-10-16 9:08 pm
ANNAPOLIS, Maryland - Car-locking systems have stopped more than 1.77 million people from driving drunk since states first passed laws requiring offenders to install them in 1999, Mothers Against Drunk Driving said in a first-of-its-kind report on the devices nationwide.
- Maryland lawmakers outline gun control measures Updated: Feb-10-16 4:28 pm
ANNAPOLIS, Maryland - Maryland Democrats outlined a package of gun control measures on Wednesday as part of their legislative priorities this session.
- Bill would require courts to tell abusers to give up guns Updated: Feb-06-16 3:29 pm
ANNAPOLIS, Maryland - Judges would be required to inform domestic violence abusers they are prohibited from possessing firearms, under a measure coming before Maryland lawmakers.
- Hogan announces money for Prince George's Hospital System Updated: Feb-05-16 6:01 pm
ANNAPOLIS, Maryland - Gov. Larry Hogan on Friday budgeted $15 million for the next fiscal year to address long-running financial challenges with Prince George's County's health care infrastructure - part of a plan that calls for investing $55 million over five years to maintain the current system and help with the transition to a new regional medical center.
- Senate again delays veto override vote on felons voting bill Updated: Feb-05-16 2:02 pm
ANNAPOLIS, Maryland - The Maryland Senate has again delayed a vote to override Gov. Larry Hogan's veto of a bill that would allow felons to vote while they are on parole or probation.
- Md. lawmaker moves to decriminalize drugs like heroin Updated: Feb-05-16 1:57 pm
ANNAPOLIS, Maryland - A Maryland lawmaker is proposing to decriminalize possession of small amounts of drugs like heroin and cocaine.
- Bill would remove Taney statue from Maryland State House Updated: Feb-03-16 5:13 pm
ANNAPOLIS, Maryland - A bill before the Maryland House of Delegates would remove from the Maryland State House grounds a statue of the Supreme Court chief justice who wrote the 1857 Dred Scott decision affirming slavery.
- Hogan sounds bipartisan tone in State of the State speech Updated: Feb-03-16 3:52 pm
ANNAPOLIS, Maryland - Republican Gov. Larry Hogan pressed his goals for tax relief Wednesday in his second State of the State speech. This time, though, he was careful to credit Democrats for helping him make some small tax cuts last year, and he highlighted the importance of Democrats and Republicans working together.
- Md. bill would make poultry companies responsible for manure Updated: Feb-02-16 4:46 am
ANNAPOLIS, Maryland - A measure in Maryland would make poultry companies responsible for chicken manure, which environmentalists cite as a major pollutant in the Chesapeake Bay.
- Maryland Democrats push for affordable college, retirement Updated: Feb-01-16 5:38 pm
ANNAPOLIS, Maryland - Maryland Democrats on Monday outlined plans for legislation to help people save for college and retirement.
- Bill would set $20,000 penalty for deer poaching Updated: Jan-27-16 10:47 am
CUMBERLAND, Maryland - Maryland state legislators are set to consider a bill that would set penalties of up to $20,000 for poaching deer on private land.
- Md. measure seeks to improve equal pay law for women Updated: Jan-27-16 2:16 am
ANNAPOLIS, Maryland - A measure going before Maryland lawmakers seeks to improve the state's Equal Pay for Equal Work Act.
- Hogan proposes nonpartisan panel for redistricting Updated: Jan-26-16 4:38 pm
ANNAPOLIS, Maryland - Gov. Larry Hogan is proposing a constitutional amendment to take politics out of how congressional districts are drawn.
- Hogan introduces bills to fight heroin epidemic Updated: Jan-26-16 2:06 pm
ANNAPOLIS, Maryland - Gov. Larry Hogan wants to increase drug-trafficking penalties and strengthen Maryland's prescription drug monitoring program to help fight the state's heroin epidemic.
- Maryland analysts to give fiscal briefing to lawmakers Updated: Jan-26-16 2:20 am
ANNAPOLIS, Maryland - Maryland analysts are scheduled to give lawmakers a fiscal briefing.
- Maryland lawmakers to start early to get ahead of snowstorm Updated: Jan-21-16 4:22 pm
ANNAPOLIS, Maryland - Maryland lawmakers want to get in and out early ahead of a big snowstorm in the forecast.
- Maryland lawmakers override veto of marijuana bill Updated: Jan-21-16 3:51 pm
ANNAPOLIS, Maryland - The Maryland General Assembly overrode several of Gov. Larry Hogan's vetoes on Thursday, including his veto of a bill decriminalizing the possession of marijuana paraphernalia and another to ensure third-party travel websites pay all of the state's sales tax.
- Maryland House votes to override veto on felons voting bill Updated: Jan-20-16 4:01 pm
ANNAPOLIS, Maryland - The Maryland House of Delegates voted Wednesday to override Gov. Larry Hogan's veto of a bill that would allow felons to vote while they are on parole or probation.
- Md. lawmakers urged to take up fantasy betting this session Updated: Jan-15-16 6:00 pm
ANNAPOLIS, Maryland - Maryland lawmakers should clarify during this session whether daily betting on fantasy sports is allowed under the law, attorneys for the state recommended Friday.
- Md. lawmakers looking to improve structured settlement law Updated: Jan-14-16 6:45 pm
ANNAPOLIS, Maryland - Maryland's attorney general and lawmakers are looking at ways to protect the public from bad deals offered by businesses that have bought legal settlements from lead poisoning victims, such as Baltimore's Freddie Gray, at a steep discount.
- Ignition interlock bill would apply to all drunk drivers Updated: Jan-13-16 3:29 pm
ANNAPOLIS, Maryland - Supporters of putting ignition interlocks in the vehicles of all drunk drivers in Maryland are moving quickly to underscore how it could save lives.
- Maryland lawmakers ask for more communication from governor Updated: Jan-13-16 12:53 pm
ANNAPOLIS, Maryland -