Two of the most controversial bills Maryland state lawmakers grappled with this session became law Thursday.
That figure compares with the latest national rate of 7.5 percent and is a tenth lower than the March number for Maryland.
Two sponsors of the Maryland Correctional Officers' Bill of Rights are defending the 2010 law against FBI criticism that it was ineffective in deterring alleged corruption at a state-run Baltimore jail.
Maryland State Senate President Thomas "Mike" Miller Jr. , left, and Speaker of the House Michael Busch , right, flank Maryland Gov.
"We know that it does have a dramatic effect on us," says Ocean City Mayor Rick Meehan.
Gov. Martin O'Malley is set to sign into law some of the toughest gun restrictions in the nation on Thursday at a time when gun deaths in Maryland are at their lowest point since the FBI started collecting data in 1995.
It's a popular way to get a summer glow, but the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene wants to change how minors use indoor tanning beds.
Maryland Reporter's third annual report on state salaries found that 5,663 state employees pulled in $100,000 or greater in 2012 - about 6 percent of total state employees.
During the 2012 legislative session, the Maryland General Assembly passed HB 987, a bill which mandated that the ten separate EPA-licensed storm sewer system jurisdictions in Maryland create dedicated local Watershed Protection and Restoration Funds, funded by stormwater remediation fees to generate the revenue necessary to comply with each ... (more)
As a result of recent Maryland legislation, commercial property owners currently considering the financing or refinancing of their real estate may achieve significant recordation tax savings when using so-called "indemnity deeds of trust" . IDOTs are deeds of trust which encumber the property of a Borrower's guarantor, as distinguished from the ... (more)
Maryland health officials are proposing changes to how minors can access tanning beds as many teens begin looking for that golden glow for summer, even though the risks of tanning bed use have been well-documented. Maryland has guidelines in place when it comes to tanning and minors under the age of 18.
Today on NewsTalk: Anthony Brown launches his campaign for governor, serving as the unofficial start to Maryland's 2014 elections.
A recent survey of CEOs placed Maryland among the 10 worst states for business, citing tax increases as well as proposals to raise the minimum wage and make paid sick leave mandatory discussed in the recent General Assembly.