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Lisa A Gladden

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  • O'Malley to lead death penalty repeal bid

    O'Malley to lead death penalty repeal bid
    Gov. Martin O'Malley will announce Tuesday that he will make an all-out push for repeal of the death penalty in Maryland, renewing an effort that narrowly fell short four years ago. The governor is scheduled to appear at a noon news conference in...
  • Senate committee switch could spring wind bill

    UPDATE: An earlier version of this article described the two senators as opponents of death penalty repeal. They are both considered proponents of repeal. A change in the membership of a key Maryland Senate committee could hand Gov. Martin O'Malley a...
  • O'Malley signs death penalty repeal

    O'Malley signs death penalty repeal
    Surrounded by religious leaders, civil rights activists and others who have fought for years to stop executions in Maryland, Gov. Martin O'Malley signed legislation Thursday repealing the state's death penalty. Unless the law is overturned in a...
  • 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...
  • With session over, it's fundraising season

    With session over, it's fundraising season
    With the season for legislating over in Maryland as of last Monday, the season for raising cash for campaigns has begun. For the next nine months, until the General Assembly convenes in Annapolis Jan. 8, candidates for the legislature, governorship and...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Pit bull pals may get chance in a second special session

    Pit bull owners and other animal advocates won't get a chance to overturn a recent Court of Appeals decision labeling the breed as dangerous during the special General Assembly session now under way, but they might get their chance if the legislature...
  • 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...