| Feb 17, 2011
| 6:55 PM
A key senator announced his support for gay marriage legislation on Thursday, giving it enough votes to clear the upper chamber.
The declaration by Sen. James C. Rosapepe came shortly after a Senate committee approved an amended version of the...
| Mar 22, 2011
| 6:13 PM
Counties would no longer have to pay medical costs for jail inmates with pre-existing conditions, under a bill presented Tuesday before a state Senate panel.
Sen. Christopher B. Shank, R-Washington, said his bill wouldn’t restrict inmates’...
| Mar 24, 2011
| 5:57 PM
State lawmakers on Thursday took a step toward regulating mopeds and motor scooters and requiring their operators to have licenses and insurance.
The Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee passed a scooter bill, despite the protest of one senator who...
| Aug 18, 2011
| 5:59 AM
State Sen. James Brochin suggested Wednesday that a surcharge could be used to help the Housing Authority of Baltimore City pay nearly $12 million in court-ordered judgments that it owes former public housing tenants who suffered lead-paint poisoning...
| Oct 17, 2011
| 7:19 PM
Gov. Martin O'Malley's political redistricting plan earned a quick first stamp of approval from the Maryland Senate on Monday night despite a day full of objections from top Republicans — and a sitting Democratic congresswoman — who slammed...