The 439th Maryland General Assembly closed on a somber note Monday following the death a day earlier of House Speaker Michael E. Busch. But not before legislators pushed through hundreds of additional votes, including final approvals of Busch priorities.
The Maryland Senate has approved an education funding measure to begin a major investment in schools with bipartisan support.
A measure to allow the terminally ill to end their lives with a doctor’s help has failed on a tie vote in the Maryland Senate.
A Maryland Senate panel wants to cut $1 million from the state university system’s top office in the contentious aftermath of a football player’s death and a separate case involving the system’s chancellor.
House Speaker Michael Busch and Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller are scheduled to make the announcement with William Kirwan on Tuesday.
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.
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