Alarmed by a study that shows millennials know little about the Holocaust, a Maryland state senator is urging his colleagues in the General Assembly to pass a bill that would require that a unit on the topic be included in schools.
A vote is near on a measure to enable local school boards in Maryland to decide when public schools start.
Maryland’s Senate voted 45-0 to approve a measure to update the state’s law against online bullying of children.
The Senate Finance Committee is scheduled to hold a hearing on the bill Tuesday. Lawmakers filed the legislation in response to the recent 35-day shutdown.
Instead of hearing the clerk call out “Mr. Speaker” in the House, delegates heard the clerk punctuate the morning’s business with the title “Madam Speaker.” Inside the Senate, it was “Madam President” who was addressed by the clerk.
The 76-year-old Democrat, who’s entering his 33rd year as state Senate president, made clear he’d work as long as his health would allow. He’s the longest-serving state Senate president ever in Maryland and in the nation.
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Maryland’s Senate voted 32-12 on Friday to increase the penalties for holding a mobile device while driving. A first offense in which the driver goes to court would cost $250.
The bill will introduce the concept of sexual consent to middle and high school students in Maryland.
The vote sets aside $167 million as part of Maryland’s share in a regional agreement to fund the region’s transit system.
The bill takes the power of approving school construction money away from the Board of Public Works. Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan has pledged to veto the bill.
A measure to allow judges to admit evidence of similar sex offenses in some cases against a suspect accused of rape has been passed by the Maryland Senate.
“Grace’s Law 2.0,” which is designed specifically for social media cyberbullying, passed in the Maryland Senate unanimously Thursday, despite pushback from First Amendment advocates last week.
The Maryland Senate enhanced a tax break Thursday for restaurants and seafood distributors in Maryland who participate in an oyster shell recycling program.
A proposed bill aims to change how the homicide of a fetus can be prosecuted in Maryland. The bill is based off the case of pregnant Howard County teacher Laura Wallen, who was killed last September.
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