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9 min ago | WBOC-TV Salisbury
Maryland Senator Christopher Shank wants to make sure judges can still order treatment for persistent marijuana users if Maryland decriminalizes the drug.
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3 hrs ago | The Baltimore Sun
Both Gov. Martin O'Malley and Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown say they welcome the federal review into Maryland's botched health insurance exchange that's coming at the request of Rep. Andy Harris.
3 hrs ago | The Baltimore Sun
Health insurers in Maryland and throughout the country are jeopardizing patient health by dramatically and arbitrarily increasing the cost of vital medications.
7 hrs ago | The Daily Beast
Heather Mizeur, a two-term Maryland delegate, is running for governor in an attempt to make the safely Democratic state a laboratory of liberalism.
Over solid Republican objections, the Senate voted Monday night to remove the one-year statute of limitation on an existing law against using a handgun in a crime of violence or other felony.
Maryland, one of the bluest of blue states, is the poster child demonstrating that taxing the rich fails to balance the state budget.
The Maryland Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee passed a bipartisan bill to decriminalize the possession of small amounts of marijuana with an 8-3 vote on Friday.
With a bipartisan vote of 120-13, the House of Delegates passed a bill Friday to raise the estate tax exemption threshold over the next five years.
Holocaust survivor Leo Bretholz was among those who seek reparations from a train firm likely to win bid on Metro's Purple Line in Pikesville.
A federal inspector general is launching a review into what went wrong with Maryland's health insurance exchange, the first examination focused specifically on how millions of dollars in federal money was spent by the state, according to the lawmaker who requested the probe.
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.
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.
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.