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  • 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....
  • 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...
  • Delegate sets pre-session meeting [letter to the editor]

    Editor: It's a great honor and privilege to serve as your Delegate in Annapolis. These first three years have been challenging to say the least. The hardest thing that I've dealt with is the appalling treatment I have received from some leaders. In my...
  • Bruising internal battle shaping up for Pipkin seat

    Bruising internal battle shaping up for Pipkin seat
    The surprise retirement of Senate Minority Leader E. J. Pipkin has set up a succession scramble for his Upper Eastern Shore seat that is shaping up as a possibly brutal internal struggle among 36th District Republicans. The three GOP delegates from that...
  • GOP struggles to overcome adversity

    GOP struggles to overcome adversity
    The director of the Maryland Republican Party resigned without notice. One of its state delegates was arrested for the second time on a serious alcohol-related charge. And a virtual civil war broke out over who should replace a leading senator who's...
  • Norman, Reilly announce candidacy for Senate, House in District 35

    Del. Wayne Norman and Teresa Reilly, vice chair of the Harford County Republican Central Committee, have jointly announced their campaign for the Maryland Senate and House of Delegates, respectively. Norman and Reilly said they will run together in...
  • O'Malley pledges to end backlog of gun checks

    O'Malley pledges to end backlog of gun checks
    Gov. Martin O'Malley said Wednesday that the state is mustering all necessary resources to complete tens of thousands of background checks for gun buyers by Oct. 1, when Maryland's new gun control law takes effect. The backlog of checks has put...
  • Senate gives final approval to gun control bill

    Senate gives final approval to gun control bill
    The Maryland Senate gave final approval to Gov. Martin O'Malley's sweeping gun control bill Thursday night, sending the legislation to the governor for his promised signature. O'Malley said in a statement that the bill strikes "a balance between...
  • Perryville casino seeks to cut slot machines by a third

    Perryville casino seeks to cut slot machines by a third
    Even as the General Assembly prepares to return to Annapolis this week to discuss the expansion of gambling, one of Maryland's three casinos has asked its oversight agency to take back about a third of the slot machines because of declining revenue. Penn...
  • Zirkin, Morhaim, Stein form re-election ticket

    Zirkin, Morhaim, Stein form re-election ticket
    With much of the General Assembly in flux in the run-up to the 2014 election, Baltimore County's 11th District is what passes for an oasis of stability. Sen. Robert A. Zirkin, Del. Dan K. Morhaim and Del. Dana Stein -- all Democrats -- announced...
  • 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...