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  • Court ruling upends Maryland's sex offender registry

    Court ruling upends Maryland's sex offender registry
    The memory of the break-in still stirs terror three decades later: The Rockville woman was ordered out of bed at knifepoint by a teenage burglar, who commanded her to stare out a window as he started to take off her robe. Before anything else could...
  • Republicans ride GOP wave to gain General Assembly seats

    Republicans ride GOP wave to gain General Assembly seats
    Capitalizing on a GOP surge nationally, Maryland Republicans picked up nine seats in the General Assembly, where they have been the minority party for years. The GOP had targeted several battleground districts — in Baltimore County, Southern...
  • Familiar names vie for open Senate seat in Harford

    When it comes to picking their next state senator, many Harford County voters will choose between two familiar names. The Democrat is Mary-Dulany James, a four-term state delegate whose father, William S. James, was a Maryland Senate president. The...
  • Minimum-wage hike, new marijuana laws approved as session ends

    Minimum-wage hike, new marijuana laws approved as session ends
    By the time confetti fell in Annapolis on Monday night, state lawmakers had loosened marijuana laws, made Maryland the second state in the country to raise its minimum wage to $10.10 an hour and whittled their way through more than 2,600 bills...
  • Legislators find ways and means to attend Spacey event

    Legislators find ways and means to attend Spacey event
    Dozens of star-struck lawmakers flocked to an Annapolis wine bar Friday evening to meet Kevin Spacey, star of the Netflix series “House of Cards,” and to hear a pitch for  a generous tax credit that would keep its production in Maryland....
  • City schools construction bill clears Senate

    City schools construction bill clears Senate
    In a long-sought victory for Baltimore, the Maryland Senate approved a $1 billion financing plan Friday for an unprecedented systemwide drive to rebuild and renovate the city's crumbling school buildings. The measure passed easily on a bipartisan vote of...
  • GOP's Jacobs to retire from state Senate

    GOP's Jacobs to retire from state Senate
    State Sen. Nancy Jacobs, one of the longest-serving Republican lawmakers in Maryland, said Tuesday that she will not seek re-election in 2014 -- adding to the attrition of the GOP's small band of senators. Jacobs, who represents Harford and Cecil...
  • Harford Sen. Nancy Jacobs says she won't seek re-election

    State Sen. Nancy Jacobs, a Republican representing District 34 that includes parts of Harford and Cecil counties along the Route 40 corridor, announced Tuesday that she will not be seeking re-election next year. "After nearly a year of thoughtful...
  • One Republican calls it quits, another jumps in

    One Republican calls it quits, another jumps in
    A generational shift within the Maryland Republican Party picked up steam Tuesday as a veteran GOP senator called an end to her legislative career and a conservative favorite launched an audacious challenge to an incumbent Democratic congressman. State...
  • James considering run for Jacobs' seat

    James considering run for Jacobs' seat
    With Sen. Nancy Jacobs planning to retire after her current term, Del. Mary-Dulany James said Tuesday night that she is giving even stronger consideration to seeking that Harford County Senate seat.  James is one of the few Democrats with a track record...
  • 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...