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  • Senators turn away repeal of death penalty in Md.

    Baltimore County senators rebuffed an effort to abolish Maryland's death penalty yesterday, persuading lawmakers instead to restrict when capital punishment can be used. The Senate's first full debate on the death penalty in more than three decades was...
  • Gay marriage has the votes to pass state Senate

    Gay marriage has the votes to pass state Senate
    A key senator announced his support for gay marriage legislation on Thursday, giving it enough votes to clear the upper chamber. The declaration by Sen. James C. Rosapepe came shortly after a Senate committee approved an amended version of the...
  • Senate to debate same-sex marriage

    Senate to debate same-sex marriage
    The state Senate has just one bill on its agenda Wednesday: the Religious Freedom and Civil Marriage Act. "We've cleared the desk," Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller told senators Tuesday morning. "We have nothing else to do tomorrow aside from that...
  • Drivers may have to 'move over' for vehicles stopped on shoulder

    State lawmakers are considering several proposals to require drivers to slow down and move over for emergency and towing vehicles that have pulled to the side of the road. Maryland is one of just three states without a "move over" law, said Sen. Nancy...
  • Senate confirms Weinstein as city judge

    Brushing aside unproven allegations that she may have lied about her sexual orientation on Army personnel forms nearly two decades ago, the Maryland Senate confirmed the nomination of Baltimore City District Judge Halee F. Weinstein by a wide margin...
  • Schools' beg-a-thon develops into love-in for new governor

    Forget "beg-a-thon." The catchphrase of the day was far more akin to "love-in." Gov. Robert L. Ehrlich Jr.'s wife, Kendel, brought brownies to Comptroller William Donald Schaefer at the Board of Public Works meeting yesterday. The brownies were...
  • Jury-duty bill exempts those breast-feeding

    Women who are breast-feeding their children could be exempted from jury duty under a bill considered yesterday by members of the Maryland Senate's Judicial Proceedings Committee. "Obviously, everyone here knows the difficulty it would cause to bring a...
  • Senate panel OKs marijuana measure

    A measure that would lessen the penalty for sick people found with marijuana if they can prove they possessed it for medical reasons eked out a key Senate committee victory yesterday. The bill, approved 6-5 by the Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee,...
  • Md. lawmakers hear gun-ban testimony

    Md. lawmakers hear gun-ban testimony
    For state lawmakers, gun-control advocates, police commissioners and even candidates stumping for president, when it comes to the issue of banning assault weapons, 1-in-5 is the magic number. Democratic presidential primary front-runner Sen. John Kerry...