Maryland General Assembly

Latest stories

7h
WBAL-TV Baltimore
New Maryland motor vehicle laws take effect SaturdayNew motor vehicle laws passed by the Maryland General Assembly during its 2016
New Maryland motor vehicle laws take effect Saturday
WBAL-TV Baltimore / Posted 7 hours ago
New motor vehicle laws passed by the Maryland General Assembly during its 2016 session will take effect on Saturday. The list of new laws that will affect Maryland drivers includes the Drunk Driving Reduction Act of 2016, also known as Noah’s Law,... Read more
20h
USA Today
Town may ban replica guns to protect childrencity police officer thought his spring-air pistol was a semiautomatic handgun.
Town may ban replica guns to protect children
USA Today / Posted 20 hours ago
city police officer thought his spring-air pistol was a semiautomatic handgun. A bill introduced earlier this year in the Maryland General Assembly would have outlawed imitation firearms statewide unless they had visible markings on them. The... Read more
2 related stories
1d
Baltimore Sun
Salisbury may ban replica guns to protect childrenJack Heath says the proposed law will likely be up for discussion Oct. 3. A bi
Salisbury may ban replica guns to protect children
Baltimore Sun / Posted yesterday
Jack Heath says the proposed law will likely be up for discussion Oct. 3. A bill introduced earlier this year in the Maryland General Assembly would have outlawed imitation firearms statewide unless they had visible markings on them, but the... Read more
2 related stories
1d
York Daily Record
Salisbury may ban replica guns to protect childrencity police officer thought his spring-air pistol was a semiautomatic handgun.
Salisbury may ban replica guns to protect children
York Daily Record / Posted yesterday
city police officer thought his spring-air pistol was a semiautomatic handgun. A bill introduced earlier this year in the Maryland General Assembly would have outlawed imitation firearms statewide unless they had visible markings on them. The... Read more
2 related stories
4d
Baltimore Sun
Aberdeen council approves replacing Ripken Stadium railings, debates future costsof Fisher, Ind., to replace the composite plastic railings. The project will b
Aberdeen council approves replacing Ripken Stadium railings, debates future costs
Baltimore Sun / Posted 4 days ago
of Fisher, Ind., to replace the composite plastic railings. The project will be funded by a $450,000 grant approved by the Maryland General Assembly in 2015 and city funds, according to Public Works Director Kyle Torster. Although McGrady wanted... Read more
4d
Baltimore Sun
Morhaim facing ethics inquiry for role in medical marijuana industryhis role as state legislator. "Dr. Morhaim has a strong background in public s
Morhaim facing ethics inquiry for role in medical marijuana industry
Baltimore Sun / Posted 4 days ago
his role as state legislator. "Dr. Morhaim has a strong background in public service, having been elected to the Maryland General Assembly in 1994 and every 4 years since," the application said. "Therefore, Dr. Morhaim brings a unique... Read more
5d
Baltimore Sun
Experts: Juvenile offenders should be strip searched only when there's 'reasonable' suspicionto submit recommended changes to DJS policy regarding strip searches and shackl
Experts: Juvenile offenders should be strip searched only when there's 'reasonable' suspicion
Baltimore Sun / Posted 5 days ago
to submit recommended changes to DJS policy regarding strip searches and shackling of juveniles to Gov. Larry Hogan and the Maryland General Assembly in December. The state juvenile services department has been under fire since a Baltimore Sun... Read more
7d
Baltimore Sun
Harford, Anne Arundel, Howard executives to host opioid addiction summit Oct. 5of discussions he has had with the county executives of the other two suburban
Harford, Anne Arundel, Howard executives to host opioid addiction summit Oct. 5
Baltimore Sun / Posted 7 days ago
of discussions he has had with the county executives of the other two suburban counties, both of whom he served with in the Maryland General Assembly before they were elected to head the governments in their respective counties in 2014. The three... Read more
11d
Baltimore Sun
Former Harford State Sen. Nancy Jacobs announces cancer diagnosisFormer State Sen. Nancy Jacobs, who represented Harford and Cecil counties duri
Former Harford State Sen. Nancy Jacobs announces cancer diagnosis
Baltimore Sun / Posted 11 days ago
Former State Sen. Nancy Jacobs, who represented Harford and Cecil counties during her twenty years in the Maryland General Assembly, announced Friday she has been diagnosed with B-cell non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. "Although any cancer diagnosis is... Read more
17d
Baltimore Sun
Texas donors who funded Baltimore aerial surveillance once backed another criminal justice technology herethe number of people sitting in jail because they cannot pay bail, especially f
Texas donors who funded Baltimore aerial surveillance once backed another criminal justice technology here
Baltimore Sun / Posted 17 days ago
the number of people sitting in jail because they cannot pay bail, especially for nonviolent offenses. During the 2014 Maryland General Assembly session, the foundation's representatives worked with Maryland lawmakers to introduce legislation... Read more
18d
Baltimore Sun
State Police JFK Barrack in Perryville to host safety fair Saturday, Sept. 10, to benefit Maryland Food BankDuring the 2016 session of the Maryland General Assembly last winter, Harford C
State Police JFK Barrack in Perryville to host safety fair Saturday, Sept. 10, to benefit Maryland Food Bank
Baltimore Sun / Posted 18 days ago
During the 2016 session of the Maryland General Assembly last winter, Harford County Sheriff Jeffrey Gahler worked with local legislators for passage of legislation to require new drivers to receive instruction on how to respond if stopped by the... Read more
20d
Baltimore Sun
Riverside hotel gets liquor license under new law passed for its benefitfrom, a public or private school. The hotel is 638 feet from Church Creek Eleme
Riverside hotel gets liquor license under new law passed for its benefit
Baltimore Sun / Posted 20 days ago
from, a public or private school. The hotel is 638 feet from Church Creek Elementary School. The law was passed by the Maryland General Assembly last winter and took effect July 1. It allows for the Liquor Board to waive the requirement that... Read more
21d
Baltimore Sun
Harford sheriff releases four videos on how motorists should react during a traffic stopDuring the 2016 session of the Maryland General Assembly last winter, Harford C
Harford sheriff releases four videos on how motorists should react during a traffic stop
Baltimore Sun / Posted 21 days ago
During the 2016 session of the Maryland General Assembly last winter, Harford County Sheriff Jeffrey Gahler worked with local legislators for passage of legislation to require new drivers to receive instruction on how to respond if stopped by the... Read more
26d
Baltimore Sun
Maryland schools may have to cut back spring break in calendarlet them open school on some of the holidays that are mandated must be closed b
Maryland schools may have to cut back spring break in calendar
Baltimore Sun / Posted 26 days ago
let them open school on some of the holidays that are mandated must be closed by state law. For instance, Mosier said the Maryland General Assembly considered a bill last year that allowed schools to open the Monday after Easter. And Mayo said... Read more
2 related stories
29d
Baltimore Sun
Aberdeen stadium needs millions in repairs and improvements, but who pays for them?for the project closed on Aug. 11, and bids are still being evaluated, accordin
Aberdeen stadium needs millions in repairs and improvements, but who pays for them?
Baltimore Sun / Posted 29 days ago
for the project closed on Aug. 11, and bids are still being evaluated, according to the city's website. In 2015, the Maryland General Assembly approved a $500,000 grant for repairs to the stadium. This funding came a year after the... Read more
m
Baltimore Sun
Despite courthouse space issues, Harford moves ahead with selecting additional circuit judgecomments about them, it will interview each applicant. The sixth Harford Circu
Despite courthouse space issues, Harford moves ahead with selecting additional circuit judge
Baltimore Sun / Posted 1 months ago
comments about them, it will interview each applicant. The sixth Harford Circuit judgeship was approved last winter by the Maryland General Assembly, which provided funding for the new judge's salary. Circuit judges are paid $154,433 annually. In... Read more
m
Baltimore Sun
Chase Brexton workers to vote whether to form a unionbe reinstated and Chase Brexton stop interfering with union organizing. Fifteen
Chase Brexton workers to vote whether to form a union
Baltimore Sun / Posted 1 months ago
be reinstated and Chase Brexton stop interfering with union organizing. Fifteen members of Baltimore's delegation to the Maryland General Assembly also sent a letter to Chase Brexton CEO Richard Larison criticizing the firings, which they linked... Read more

People in this news