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Lisa A Gladden

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  • Candidates for governor woo Baltimore voters

    Candidates for governor woo Baltimore voters
    Baltimore has no favorite son or daughter in this year's gubernatorial race, so the Democratic contenders — all Washington-area residents — are stepping up their efforts to persuade city voters to adopt them. Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown and...
  • Advocates in General Assembly push for transgender rights

    Advocates in General Assembly push for transgender rights
    Transgender people and their advocates urged a panel of senators Tuesday to help make Maryland the 18th state to protect them from discrimination in housing, at work and in public places. Lawmakers have considered expanding anti-discrimination laws to...
  • Md. legislation targets employer bias against unemployed

    Many long-term unemployed have discovered an ugly truth: You need a job to get one. Jobless workers across the country have recounted tales of being written off by a prospective employer if they have been out of work for six months or more. And some...
  • Controversial part of ground rent law overturned

    Maryland's highest court has overturned the most controversial part of the state's new ground rent law, throwing out the section that takes ownership of ground leases away from owners who fail to register them with the state. The General Assembly enacted...
  • Robocall was shameful but not false

    Sen. Lisa Gladden and Del. Sandy Rosenberg, both Democrats, claim in a letter ("Free speech v. voter fraud," Dec. 18) responding to my op-ed ("Schurick's behavior wrong, but not criminal," Dec. 11) that the 2005 "Voter's Rights Protection Act" outlaws...
  • Redistricting: Mighty Baltimore to lose influence

    Baltimore's once-hefty delegation in the state legislature is due to slim down again when new political boundaries are drawn this year: The city is guaranteed to lose at least part of one of its six legislative districts. And while any part of the...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Senate panel hears bill to end death penalty

    A passionate group of advocates — including NAACP President Benjamin Jealous and an innocent man who was on Maryland's death row for two years — came to Annapolis Wednesday to argue against the state's death penalty. "For this state to...
  • NAACP head calls for death penalty abolition this year

    Ben Jealous, the national NAACP president, came to Annapolis Tuesday to call on Maryland legislators to make this the year the state does away with the death penalty. Flanked by several legislators, Jealous said he intends to return to Annapolis...
  • A better voter ID law

    Columnist Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. is right about one thing. Voting is the "most sacred right possessed by an American citizen." ("Facts and opinions from the campaign," Sept. 9.) However, the voter ID laws that he and his Republican colleagues support...