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By SARAH TINCHER Two legislative committees simultaneously weighed a proposal Wednesday that would raise the estate tax exemption.
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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."
When tow truck driver Dwayne Makar climbs down from his cab to hook up a disabled vehicle on Interstate 95, he hovers close to his truck - as if the 60-ton hulk of metal were providing life support.
The government of Ukraine's breakaway territory of Crimea said Thursday that it will hold a referendum on March 16 whether to formally secede from Ukraine and join the Russian Federation.
TV 11 has joined forces with the Maryland Food Bank for our 28th annual Harvest for the Hungry Spring Forward Food Drive.
Maryland residents could see relief from the state income, sales and estate taxes as the General Assembly tackles measures that propose lower tax rates and raise estate tax exemption thresholds.
Brown's first commercial is a 60-second spot that highlights his military service.
Some nonprofit organizations say Maryland's estate tax is driving their wealthy donors out of state during retirement.
ANNAPOLIS, Md.-A Maryland House of Delegates committee on Wednesday heard testimony on a bill that would add gender identity and expression to the state's anti-discrimination law.
Marylanders - lawmakers included - take their crabs very seriously, which prompted a legislative proposal that would let residents know when their 'Maryland style' crab cakes aren't the real deal.
The Maryland House of Delegates has given preliminary approval to increase the minimum wage in Maryland from $7.25 to $10.10 an hour by 2017.
The Maryland House of Delegates appears poised to pass a bill Friday, raising the state's minimum wage after rejecting more than a dozen attempts Wednesday to amend the legislation sponsored by Gov. Martin O'Malley .
The Maryland Board of Public Works on Wednesday approved $4.8 million to complete design plans for a major renovation at Baltimore's Enoch Pratt Free Central Library .
Pouring concrete is so old-fashioned. Politicians who once had to cope with debacles like Boston's Big Dig are now faced with a whole new set of potential infrastructure fiascos as governments rush to build websites and try to keep pace with the Internet age.