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Compromise bill crafted to address pit bull ruling

All Maryland dog owners would bear greater responsibility for dog bites _ and landlords would have less _ under a compromise measure introduced this week in the House to address a controversial ruling that pit bulls are an "inherently dangerous" breed.

Thursday - 01/17/2013, 06:44pm EST

Tags: pit bulls,

Maryland proposal cracks down on uncollected tolls

Millions of dollars in unpaid tolls have gone uncollected in Maryland, but a new proposal being considered by the General Assembly aims to make it harder to dodge fees and easier to collect the cash.

Monday - 01/14/2013, 09:09am EST

Tags: ICC, tolls, ari ashe,

Session starts amid talk of death penalty repeal

Banning assault weapons, repealing capital punishment and laying the groundwork to develop offshore wind received strong endorsements by Maryland's top state leaders, who were confident they would pass this year as lawmakers convened Wednesday for the first day of the legislative session.

Wednesday - 01/09/2013, 04:49pm EST

Tags: Thomas V. Mike Miller, Michael Busch


Fracking, septics, wind facing Maryland lawmakers

Natural gas drilling in western Maryland, offshore wind power, and new growth and septic system requirements are among the environmental issues facing state lawmakers again as the Maryland General Assembly gathers Wednesday.

Wednesday - 01/09/2013, 04:48pm EST


Maryland death penalty up for debate again

Death penalty opponents may get the chance to debate the issue in Maryland when lawmakers get back to work in Annapolis next week.

Friday - 01/04/2013, 04:11am EST

Tags: death penalty, Martin OMalley, Mike Miller, Kate Ryan

Montgomery Co. senator wants to halt speed camera bounties

How speed cameras vendors are compensated is latest squabble over Maryland's controversial safety program, which motorists say are inaccurate in some jurisdiction.

Thursday - 01/03/2013, 04:53pm EST

Tags: speed cameras, Brian Frosh, john townsend, AAA, Sherry Llewellyn, ari ashe

Panel on mentally ill gun access releases report

Gun should be taken away from anyone who is found by a licensed health care provider, educator or police to be a threat, a panel studying firearms access by the mentally ill recommended Wednesday.

Wednesday - 01/02/2013, 06:00pm EST

Tags: guns, mental health, gun control, Martin OMalley

Report: Alston declared bankruptcy in 2010

A newspaper is reporting that a former delegate to the Maryland state House declared bankruptcy while she was running for her seat and just before using state money for personal expenses.

Monday - 12/31/2012, 06:11pm EST

Tags: Tiffany Alston, bankruptcy, campaign finance

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