| Feb 4, 2013
| 3:02 PM
Taking the first step in grappling with what could become one of the most difficult issues of the 2013 General Assembly, Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller introduced a bill Monday night that would raise hundreds of millions of dollars for...
| Jan 18, 2013
| 7:01 PM
Gov. Martin O'Malley on Friday proposed restricting mental health patients' access to firearms as part of a broad gun-control package and called for expanding early voting to ease long lines on Election Day.
The governor, in releasing his full...
| Jan 24, 2013
| 4:59 PM
Baltimore and Maryland's counties could impose their own 5-cents-a-gallon tax on gas to pay for local roads and buses under a proposal by Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller.
Miller also proposed Thursday leasing a state toll highway to a private...
| Mar 22, 2013
| 2:59 PM
The House of Delegates voted Friday to raise taxes on gasoline for the first time since 1992, heeding Gov. Martin O'Malley's call for an infusion of money to pay for roads, mass transit and other transportation priorities.
House passage, by an unofficial...
| Mar 13, 2013
| 7:55 PM
The House of Delegates moved closer to abolishing Maryland's death penalty Wednesday night as it rejected changes that attempted to turn Gov. Martin O'Malley's bill into something less than full repeal.
In the first of several key tests, delegates...
| Feb 26, 2013
| 6:36 PM
Maryland senators alternatively questioned, challenged and heralded Gov. Martin O’Malley’s gun-control bill for more than two hours Tuesday, a prelude to a debate expected to stretch through the week as lawmakers wrestle over whether to...
| Feb 27, 2013
| 4:32 PM
Watch out, ladies and gentlemen, the Maryland Senate — where Democrats outnumber Republicans 35 to 12 — could be going weenie on gun control.
Already, they're caving to the "gun enthusiasts" on the proposal to require a license to buy a...
| Jan 9, 2013
| 8:00 AM
State health officials confirmed two more cold weather-related deaths in Maryland over the past week, bringing the death toll to four in Maryland so far this winter.
Hypothermia was a factor in the death of a Calvert County woman aged 45-64 some time...
| Jan 16, 2013
| 6:01 PM
Gov. Martin O'Malley released a $37 billion spending plan Wednesday that for the first time in recent years contains no drastic cuts or proposed tax increases.
Amid a stronger economy, O'Malley also proposed to boost the pay for state workers, expand...
| Jan 5, 2013
| 1:13 PM
As the General Assembly session opens this week, Gov. Martin O'Malley and legislative leaders are weighing what to do about the re-emerging issues of gun control and the death penalty as well as a recurring question of how to pay for roads and mass...
| Jan 2, 2013
| 4:42 PM
In case there was any doubt whatsoever, Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller isn't planning to go anytime soon.
Miller, the nation's longest-serving Senate president, said in an interview Wednesday that he will seek re-election in 2014 to what would...