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Brochin's priorities: magnet school oversight, stricter gun law
Brochin's priorities: magnet school oversight, stricter gun law

If Sen. Jim Brochin has his way this legislative session, people convicted of committing crimes with guns will lose the right to get credit for good behavior, and the Baltimore County superintendent of schools won't be able to arbitrarily turn magnet schools into neighborhood schools without approval by the county's House and Senate delegations. The state senator said Jan. 15 that he is also promoting legislation to abolish the county's stormwater utility fee and to re-establish a voluntary checkoff on income tax returns to allow public financing for candidates running for office. Brochin's gun bill would prohibit inmates serving mandatory minimum sentences for gun...

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