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The Baltimore Sun : Republicans Continue Push To Scrap Health Exchange Website Republicans in Annapolis continue their push to get more information about what went wrong with the state's troubled health exchange website, and to scrap the site entirely.
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National Jewish organizations oppose a bill under consideration by Maryland legislators that would financially penalize any college involved in an academic boycott of another country.
WHEN AN academic group announced it would boycott Israel's higher-education institutions, the president of the University of Maryland, like dozens of his peers across the country, condemned the move.
Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley vowed his state will raise the minimum wage this year and recounted a series of other liberal policy victories during an address Saturday to a convention of California Democrats.
By SARAH TINCHER Marylanders - lawmakers included - take their crabs very seriously, which prompted a legislative proposal that would let residents know when their "Maryland style" crabcakes aren't the real deal.
After the MSDE dispersed a letter to local school boards, linked here , advising them not to cooperate with parental requests to opt out of the MSA testing, parents responded with phone calls and emails of disagreement to the state board.
The Maryland House of Delegates voted 89 to 46 on Friday to pass Gov. Martin O'Malley's proposal to raise the state's minimum wage.
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The Maryland Transportation Authority has agreed that the cash toll collection lanes will remain at the Route 40 Thomas Hatem Bridge for at least two years, State.
On Tuesday the Maryland Senate approved the Fairness for All Marylanders Act of 2014 which would expand Maryland's anti-discrimination laws to add transgender people to the list of classes of people protected against discrimination in housing, employment, access to credit, and public accommodations.
The Maryland House of Delegates has approved phasing in an increase in the state's minimum wage from $7.25 an hour to $10.10 by 2017.
More money set aside to reinvest in Maryland's state employee pension system could be tapped to help fill a budget hole.
By SARAH TINCHER Two legislative committees simultaneously weighed a proposal Wednesday that would raise the estate tax exemption.
Sen. Christopher Shank says government agencies can learn a great deal about people by just tracking their movements via cellphones and license plates, so Maryland needs stricter protections to keep pace with new surveillance technology.
A bill that would make it easier for abuse victims to obtain protective orders has cleared the House of Delegates with a unanimous vote.
Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler offered fresh criticism Thursday of the way that Gov. Martin O'Malley's administration has handled Maryland's online health insurance exchange , saying in a letter to a Republican senator that "the taxpayers ... have been poorly served by the Executive Branch's mismanagement."