| Mar 4, 2009
Baltimore County senators rebuffed an effort to abolish Maryland's death penalty yesterday, persuading lawmakers instead to restrict when capital punishment can be used.
The Senate's first full debate on the death penalty in more than three decades was...
| Mar 20, 2013
| 4:45 PM
An operation by Maryland State Police near Sharpsburg last year prompted two Washington County legislators to introduce a bill during the current session of the Maryland General Assembly requiring the chief of the primary law enforcement agency in a...
| Mar 26, 2012
| 3:03 PM
Four Washington County high school students had supporting roles in keeping the wheels of state government turning in recent weeks. Each spent two weeks as a Maryland General Assembly page.
Valerie Downs of Williamsport, a senior home-schooled through...
| Jan 24, 2013
| 6:02 PM
A bill introduced by Del. Neil Parrott, R-Washington, in the current session of the General Assembly seeks to give the State Highway Administration the ability to raise the maximum speed limit on interstates, state expressways and some other highways to...