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  • 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...
  • In Annapolis, College Park shooting becomes part of the debate

    In Annapolis, College Park shooting becomes part of the debate
    The murder-suicide that left two University of Maryland students dead provided fresh fodder in Annapolis Wednesday for lawmakers debating whether to tighten Maryland's gun laws, with supporters saying the tragic incident gave them new resolve while...
  • Senate rejects rules changes on audio, hearings

    The Maryland Senate turned back efforts Thursday to allow taping of committee voting sessions and to make it more likely that people who come to Annapolis to testify on bills will be heard. On the recommendation of the Rules Committee,  senators...
  • Senate panel approves death penalty repeal, altered gun bill

    Senate panel approves death penalty repeal, altered gun bill
    The General Assembly took an important step toward repealing Maryland's death penalty Thursday night when a key committee, for the first time in decades, approved a bill to end capital punishment. The Senate Judicial Proceedings committee voted 6-5 to...
  • Spirited Senate gun debate expected to last all week

    Maryland senators alternatively questioned, challenged and heralded Gov. Martin O’Malley’s gun-control bill for more than two hours Tuesday, a prelude to a debate expected to stretch through the week as lawmakers wrestle over whether to...
  • Md. Senate passes gun control bill

    Md. Senate passes gun control bill
    The Maryland Senate approved a sweeping gun-control bill Thursday that would give the state one of the strictest firearm laws in the country. The contentious issue moved immediately to the House of Delegates, where the chamber's first public hearing...
  • Senate votes to repeal death penalty

    Senate votes to repeal death penalty
    The Maryland Senate voted Wednesday to make Maryland the 18th state to abolish the death penalty, putting Gov. Martin O'Malley one step closer to a significant legislative victory. The 27-20 vote sent the bill to the House of Delegates, where repeal...
  • Ground rent owners sue for compensation

    Dozens of Maryland's largest holders of ground rents sued the state yesterday, seeking compensation that could exceed $400 million, contending that ground rent reform laws effectively seized their property. The 23-page lawsuit, filed in Anne Arundel...
  • Narrow majority of Md. senators oppose repeal of death penalty, survey reveals

    Gov. Martin O'Malley's push to end the death penalty in Maryland would probably fall short if a legislative vote were held today, even though the governor insisted yesterday that the repeal effort "has a real shot this year." A Baltimore Sun survey of...
  • Senate may debate death penalty repeal

    Senate may debate death penalty repeal
    An effort led by Gov. Martin O'Malley to end capital punishment in Maryland could be days away from a full Senate debate, a significant move forward for death penalty opponents who have seen their cause fail in a committee the past few years. The...
  • 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...