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  • 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...
  • O'Malley lays out liberal agenda in State of State address

    O'Malley lays out liberal agenda in State of State address
    Gov. Martin O’Malley urged the General Assembly on Wednesday to approve an unabashedly liberal agenda that includes repeal of the state’s death penalty, new curbs on guns and spending for construction projects that create jobs. Asking...
  • Thousands go to Annapolis for gun-control rally and hearing

    Thousands go to Annapolis for gun-control rally and hearing
    Several thousand Marylanders went to Annapolis to voice their opinions on gun control Wednesday as the General Assembly began considering Gov. Martin O'Malley's sweeping proposal to impose new limits on the purchase of firearms. At a hearing before a...
  • 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...
  • Senate preserves gun licensing proposal

    Senate preserves gun licensing proposal
    The centerpiece of Gov. Martin O’Malley’s gun control bill survived the Maryland Senate intact Wednesday, though opponents vowed to keep fighting the proposal to give the state some of the nation’s strictest gun laws. A new licensing...
  • Panel kills petition confidentiality bill

    A Senate committee has killed a Republican-sponsored bill to shield from public scrutiny the names and personal information of people who sign petitions to bring General Assembly-passed bills to referendum. The Senate Education, Health and...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Narrow majority of Md. senators oppose repeal of death penalty, survey reveals

    Gov. Martin O'Malley's push to end the death penalty in Maryland would probably fall short if a legislative vote were held today, even though the governor insisted yesterday that the repeal effort "has a real shot this year." A Baltimore Sun survey of...