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Maryland General Assembly

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  • Gov. Hogan announces 3 appointments to House of Delegates

    Gov. Larry Hogan has announced three appointments to the Maryland House of Delegates. Hogan made appointments on Friday to fill vacancies on the Republican side of the House. Washington County Commissioner Bill Wivell was picked to replace Sen. Andrew...
  • House panel finds money for education, state employee pay raise

    House panel finds money for education, state employee pay raise
    House lawmakers crafted a plan Friday to reverse many of Gov. Larry Hogan's budget cuts and restore spending in areas they thought he shortchanged — education, Medicaid and a pay raise for state employees. The $40.7 billion budget approved...
  • Secretary of Labor Perez rules out Maryland Senate run

    CHESAPEAKE BEACH, Md. Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez will not run for Senate in Maryland, he told CQ-Roll Call Thursday. Several Maryland Democrats have mentioned Perez, a Maryland resident who held public office there, as a possible Senate candidate...
  • House panel weighs air pollution limits Hogan yanked

    House panel weighs air pollution limits Hogan yanked
    A House committee is scheduled to hear testimony today on a bill that would impose an air pollution regulation that Gov. Larry Hogan withdrew when he took office. The bill, sponsored by Del. Dana Stein, would require Maryland's coal-burning power plants...
  • Ban the bag

    Ban the bag
    The Maryland General Assembly is currently considering a bill that would ban plastic bags in Maryland ("Advocates try in Annapolis for plastic bag ban," March 10). Reporter Tim Wheeler recently highlighted some of the many environmental concerns...
  • Delaney visits General Assembly, still undecided on Senate

    Delaney visits General Assembly, still undecided on Senate
    U.S. Rep. John Delaney, considered a potential candidate to succeed retiring Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski, paid a call on the Maryland General Assembly Thursday but said he remains undecided on whether he will jump into the Democratic primary race. The...
  • Anthony Brown jumps back into politics

    Anthony Brown jumps back into politics
    With pundits still chattering about why his last campaign ended in a stunning defeat, former Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown announced Thursday that he is running for Congress. The 53-year-old Democrat's decision to jump back into politics four months after...
  • Mikulski retirement sparks early jockeying in Maryland

    Democratic U.S. Sen. Barbara Mikulski's announcement that she will retire at the end of her term has kicked off a scramble, spurring politicians who have waited in the wings for years to run for her seat, and in turn, creating new openings for others to...
  • Parents want school improvements; Kamenetz asks their help to kill unrelated tax break

    Parents want school improvements; Kamenetz asks their help to kill unrelated tax break
    Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz has adopted an unusual tactic in his fight to get a bill killed in the Maryland General Assembly this year. In a letter sent to dozens of parents at Dulaney High School and Pikesville High School, Kamenetz...
  • 'Second chance' bill shielding convictions for minor offenses moves ahead in Senate

    'Second chance' bill shielding convictions for minor offenses moves ahead in Senate
    The Senate moved Wednesday to give Marylanders convicted of some minor offenses an opportunity to have their criminal record shielded from public view. Democrats and previously skeptical Republicans came together to give preliminary approval to the...
  • Former Maryland Lt. Gov. Brown says he will run for Congress

    Former Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown said Thursday that he will run in the Democratic primary to succeed U.S. Rep. Donna Edwards, who is running for the seat of retiring Sen. Barbara Mikulski. Brown's decision to run for Congress comes about five months after...