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If you want to hold office, or even serve as a juror or witness, in Maryland, the state constitution says you have to make "a declaration of belief in the existence of God."
A bill to close a loophole regarding teachers having sex with students has a loophole of its own - but advocates say it's still worth pursuing.
In Maryland, timing is everything when it comes to campaign fundraising. The state's elected officials cannot take your money in the form of a campaign contribution while they make laws in the 90-day General Assembly session. But is that constitutional?
A group of Maryland lawmakers has announced a series of gun control proposals, including one that would ban the possession or sale of assault weapons.
Md. Delegate Sam Arora's decision to vote "no" on a bill to legalize gay marriage has infuriated constituents and same-sex marriage supporters from across the country.
"Statehood for the District would require shrinking the federal district down to the White House, the Capitol and the federal buildings, and ceding the (remaining) land to a new state," Md. Sen. Jamie Raskin said. "That would be the same process as retroceding the District to Maryland."
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