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Maryland General Assembly

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  • Maryland's approach to fracking discussed in Catonsville

    While the activity is take place in western Maryland, the subject of fracking was brought home to southwest Baltimore County residents Monday night. David Vanko explained Maryland's approach to hydraulic fracturing, better known as fracking, during...
  • Emergency ambulance costs in Harford remain ill-defined [Editorial]

    Emergency ambulance costs in Harford remain ill-defined [Editorial]
    Before Harford County starts pumping money into the paid ambulance service run through the volunteer organizations, someone needs to get a better handle on how much money will be involved. For the first time since the government of Harford County became...
  • State seeks to delay using test scores to evaluate teachers

    State seeks to delay using test scores to evaluate teachers
    Amid a developing backlash against fast-paced, state-mandated education reforms, Maryland school officials want to delay the use of student test scores to evaluate teachers for three years. Maryland had committed to using test scores in the evaluations...
  • Push to legalize pot stalls out in Annapolis

    Push to legalize pot stalls out in Annapolis
    The Maryland General Assembly yesterday held an extensive set of hearings on a variety of bills dealing with marijuana.  The bills varied from outright legalization to various decriminalization options. Much of the debate was predictable, but a few...
  • E-cigarette stores ignite in Catonsville

    E-cigarette stores ignite in Catonsville
    The popularity of electronic smoking devices has prompted one Arbutus businessman to expand to Catonsville, even as two other entrepreneurs look to capitalize on the phenomenon in the area. Two retired Baltimore City police officers, Rick Willard and...
  • Candidates for Towson-area elected seats file ahead of Tuesday deadline

    Candidates for Towson-area elected seats file ahead of Tuesday deadline
    Towson-area races for Baltimore County Council and the Maryland General Assembly took shape Tuesday night, when candidates for office were required to file with the state board of elections. The area will see several contested races, though one local...
  • Columbia experiencing birth pangs back in 1965 [History Matters]

    February 1965 Columbia birth pangs From a Times story about taxes and Columbia: "It appears certain that there will be no proposal for legislation to set up a special tax district for Columbia, introduced in this year's session of the Maryland General...
  • Bill would require drivers in serious accidents to give police cell phone information

    Bill would require drivers in serious accidents to give police cell phone information
    Drivers suspected of causing serious accidents in Maryland while distracted by a cellphone would be required to give police certain information from that phone under a pair of bills currently filed in Annapolis. The bills also would make distracted...
  • Harford Liquor Board supports change in residency rules

    Harford County's Liquor Control Board has thrown its support behind legislation pending before the Maryland General Assembly that would alter the requirements for holding an alcoholic beverage license in Harford County. Joseph Snee, a Bel Air lawyer who...
  • Urging lawmakers to ban indoor tanning for minors [Letter]

    As a melanoma survivor, I know the pain and uncertainty of going through treatment. My melanoma was probably caused by years of being outdoors as a kid before sunscreen was invented. I am grateful for the treatment I received at Johns Hopkins Hospital...
  • Obama launches effort aimed at black, Hispanic men

    Obama launches effort aimed at black, Hispanic men
    Breaking with his past reluctance to tailor policies to specific racial groups, President Barack Obama on Thursday launched a federal program aimed at improving the economic and educational status of young black and Hispanic men. The initiative, which...
  • Anne Arundel copes with another snowstorm

    Anne Arundel copes with another snowstorm
    With yet another storm dropping snow across the region, schools, government offices and a number of workplaces in Anne Arundel County were shut down on Monday. As with past storms, officials urged people to stay home if possible, to allow plow crews time...