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Costco urges increase in Maryland's minimum wage

Costco Wholesale Corp. CEO Craig Jelinek and U.S. Women's Chamber of Commerce CEO Margot Dorfman are urging the General Assembly to raise Maryland's minimum wage.

Thursday - 03/07/2013, 06:50am EST

Tags: Maryland General Assembly, Costco

Mental health advocates wary of Md. gun control proposals

The largest advocacy group in the U.S. for people with mental illness has some serious concerns about the direction of proposed gun control bills in Maryland.

Tuesday - 03/05/2013, 03:29am EST

Tags: gun control, newtown, National Alliance on Mental Illness, mental health, darci marchese, Maryland General Assembly

Gun-control bill draws large crowds to Annapolis

A gun-control measure in Maryland is drawing large crowds of supporters and opponents.

Saturday - 03/02/2013, 01:35am EST

Tags: gun control, Maryland General Assembly

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Craft beer makers could distribute thousands of barrels under Md. bill

Change might be brewing for local craft beer enthusiasts, who could soon find more of their favorite ales at restaurants or stores.

Wednesday - 02/27/2013, 06:00am EST

Tags: beer, Maryland General Assembly

Gun control legislation advances in Maryland

If the legislation passes, Maryland's gun laws will be some of the strictest in the nation. The legislation bans ban assault rifles, decrease the maximum capacity of ammunition magazines from 20 to 10, update handgun licensing requirements to include digital fingerprinting, improve school security and restrict the ability of people who have been involuntarily committed to psychiatric facilities from purchasing guns.

Friday - 02/22/2013, 04:30am EST

Tags: Maryland General Assembly, gun control, Marylanders to Prevent Gun Violence, National Rifle Association

Death penalty proponents question fate of inmates on death row

Five inmates are currently on Maryland's death row. If the death penalty is repealed in Maryland, legal experts and politicians have differing opinions on what will happen to the three inmates.

Wednesday - 02/20/2013, 10:01am EST

Tags: death penalty, Maryland General Assembly

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