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Brian Frosh

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  • Pit bull bill in peril as Senate hardens position

    Pit bull bill in peril as Senate hardens position
    Legislation that would undo a court ruling labeling pit bulls as inherently dangerous appeared increasingly imperiled as the Senate and House dug in their heels on conflicting positions Tuesday. By a 40-6 vote, the full Senate rejected an effort by...
  • One special session down, another to go?

    One special session down, another to go?
    State Sen. Jamie Raskin likens the prospect of being called back to Annapolis for another special session to the plight of a middle school student being told on the last day of classes that he has to attend summer school. But the Montgomery County...
  • House, Senate far apart on pit bull legislation

    House, Senate far apart on pit bull legislation
    Taking a hard line on the owner's responsibility for a pet's behavior, the state Senate on Thursday unanimously passed its version of a bill intended to reverse a court decision declaring pit bulls an inherently dangerous breed. Senate passage sets up...
  • Casino referendum breaks spending record

    Casino referendum breaks spending record
    A new round of spending by Penn National Gaming and MGM Resorts International has pushed the ad war in the referendum over expanded gambling into record territory, eclipsing the $34 million raised for the 2006 governor's race. In a filing posted...
  • Not-quite-casinos to stay open in Arundel, Calvert

    Not-quite-casinos to stay open in Arundel, Calvert
    CHESAPEAKE BEACH — Doug Raines likes to travel by boat to his favorite gambling spot. He ties up at a marina outside Abner's Crab House and finds a seat in the "game room," where he pumps cash into one of the establishment's 100 slotlike machines....
  • NAACP to step up Maryland death penalty fight

    The NAACP is vowing to mount in Annapolis its largest-ever effort to abolish the death penalty in a state, saying Maryland's historic role in the civil rights movement makes it an appropriate place for the push. In an interview, NAACP President Ben...
  • Frosh takes lead in money race for attorney general

    Frosh takes lead in money race for attorney general
    Sen. Brian E. Frosh took a more than 2-to-1 lead in the money race over another Democratic lawmaker known to be considering a race for attorney general in 2014, newly filed campaign finance reports show. Frosh, of Montgomery County, raised $241,021 last...
  • Gun debate sparks education, advocacy campaigns

    Gun debate sparks education, advocacy campaigns
    As .223-caliber bullets from an assault-style rifle pinged a torso-shaped target, state Del. Michael D. Smigiel Sr. videotaped his latest pupil squeezing off rounds from a gun and magazine targeted to be banned in Maryland. "You see why you wouldn't...
  • Frederick senator says he'll vote for death penalty repeal

    Proponents of repeal of the death penalty have picked up a potentially pivotal vote in the Senate with the decision of Sen. Ronald N. Young of Frederick County to support an end to executions in Maryland. In an interview last night, the previously...
  • Thousands go to Annapolis for gun-control rally and hearing

    Thousands go to Annapolis for gun-control rally and hearing
    Several thousand Marylanders went to Annapolis to voice their opinions on gun control Wednesday as the General Assembly began considering Gov. Martin O'Malley's sweeping proposal to impose new limits on the purchase of firearms. At a hearing before a...
  • Pipkin proposes new rules for mega-hearings

    Pipkin proposes new rules for mega-hearings
    The fallout from last week's Senate hearing on Gov. Martin O'Malley's gun legislation continued this week with a proposal from the Senate minority leader intended to make sure everyone who wants to testify on a high-profile bill can. Sen. E. J. Pipkin...