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  • Senators turn away repeal of death penalty in Md.

    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...
  • Senate OKs limits on use of death penalty

    Senate OKs limits on use of death penalty
    Maryland senators advanced a plan yesterday to make the state's capital punishment statute one of the most limited in the nation. Although the proposal is far short of the full repeal sought by Gov. Martin O'Malley, the governor said it might be the best...
  • Strapped fisheries agency facing legislative hack job

    Visiting the Maryland General Assembly is like having a front-row seat at Short Attention Span Theater. Lawmakers hope you don't remember what they did to you last year and count on you not remembering two years ago. Otherwise, how do you explain the...
  • Schuh, Johnson meet for south county candidate forum

    Schuh, Johnson meet for south county candidate forum
    Keep south county rural. That was the pledge made Tuesday in Galesville by candidates for county executive and for legislative seats representing south county. Education, public safety and access to recreation were also on the agenda as Republican...
  • Schuh, Johnson meet at south county candidate forum

    Candidates for state and local office went before south county residents in Anne Arundel Tuesday to promote their stances on education and public safety while pledging to keep the area’s rural character. Republican county executive nominee Steve...
  • Your representatives: Federal, state, city and county government officials

    Your representatives: Federal, state, city and county government officials
    Federal officials Representatives: C.A Dutch Ruppersberger, D-District 2. 410-628-2701. www.dutch.house.gov. John P. Sarbanes, D-District 3. 410-295-1679. www.sarbanes.house.gov. Donna F. Edwards, D-District 4. 301-516-7601. www.donnaedwards....
  • Political landscapes changing at state, county levels

    Political landscapes changing at state, county levels
    Change is coming to an elected office near you. By 2015, Anne Arundel County residents will have a new county executive and a majority will have at least one new representative in the House of Delegates. Republican Del. Steve Schuh, R-Pasadena, topped...
  • Political Notes: County-by-county look at 2014 primary

    EDITOR'S NOTE: Political Notes is a weekly compilation of political news items. --- The Maryland Association of Counties has put together a county-by-county look at who won the 2014 primary election. The Association's Conduit Street blog reports all...
  • Senate strips funding for fields at Annapolis, South River

    Lawmakers have stripped two grants that would have been used to install turf athletic fields at Annapolis and South River high schools. Two $700,000 grants were included in Gov. Martin O'Malley's proposed fiscal 2015 capital budget for the improvements...
  • Database: 2014 General Assembly meal, mileage and lodging

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  • Minimum wage hearing postponed, Jock Menzies Act advances in short day for lawmakers

    A Senate committee hearing of Gov. Martin O'Malley's proposal to raise the minimum wage to $10.10 an hour has been postponed to Monday. The hearing, which was scheduled for Thursday at 1 p.m. in the Senate Finance Committee, was one of nearly 100 bills...
  • State stands against proposals to delay Common Core, committee hears more Arundel bills

    No. No. No. State Sen. Ed Reilly, R-Crofton, presented three bills to the Senate Education, Health and Environmental Affairs Committee on Wednesday that would delay implementation of Common Core State Standards and delay new exams, as well as teacher and...