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Maryland delegate wants special judges for traffic offenses

Tiffany Alston, a Prince George's delegate to Maryland's General Assembly, sponsored a bill calling for special masters in Maryland to judge non-jailable traffic offenses.

Sunday - 04/15/2012, 09:20pm EDT

Tags: bill, General Assembly, Tiffany Alston, traffic offenses, special masters

O'Malley still pushing for gas tax

Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley is still pushing for the state's 6 percent sales tax to be transferred to the gas tax, even after the General Assembly voted against it.

Saturday - 04/14/2012, 08:19am EDT

Tags: gas tax, General Assembly, Annapolis, Martin O

Md. likely to raise school dropout age to 18

The General Assembly looks set to pass a bill that would require kids to stay in school until they turn 18.

Monday - 04/09/2012, 06:02am EDT

Tags: high school, graduation, Martin OMalley, General Assembly

Md. panel makes progress on income tax hikes

With time running short, a panel of Maryland lawmakers made progress on Saturday on proposals to raise income taxes for people who make more than $100,000.

Sunday - 04/08/2012, 07:50am EDT

Tags: General Assembly, Maryland House of Delegates, Maryland Senate, budget, Martin OMalley

Bill limiting sperm, egg donors clears General Assembly

A bill that prevents the use of sperm or eggs for assisted reproduction without prior permission after the donor dies has cleared the General Assembly.

Thursday - 04/05/2012, 03:20pm EDT

Tags: General Assembly, inheritance rights, Maryland

Va. Senate rejects pay raise for lawmakers

The Virginia Senate has rejected legislation to give lawmakers the same raises that other state employees receive starting in 2016.

Tuesday - 03/06/2012, 03:50pm EST

Tags: General Assembly, pay raise, legislators

Virginia moves to clamp down on human trafficking

A series of bills in Virginia's General Assembly would stiffen the penalties for human trafficking and better educate people who work with children to spot potential victims.

Tuesday - 01/31/2012, 03:57am EST

Tags: Virginia, General Assembly, human trafficking, Bills, Adam Ebbin, Hank Silverberg

Redistricting decision awaits Va. General Assembly

Where you vote and who you can choose for Congress are still not decided as 2012 begins in Virginia. It could be decided by the General Assembly, or it could be the federal courts that decide.

Tuesday - 01/03/2012, 04:26am EST

Tags: Virginia, General Assembly, federal, redistricting, Hank Silverberg, Bill Howell

A host of hurdles in store for Virginia's General Assembly

Virginia's General Assembly already faces a big hurdle when they meet on Jan. 11.

Monday - 01/02/2012, 06:18am EST

Tags: Virginia, General Assembly, Richmond, Cucinelli, Bill Bolling, democrats, republicans, Hank Silverberg

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