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Wine law brings ‘Maryland into the 21st century'

A battle between wine lovers and Maryland legislators was finally settled in the most recent session of the General Assembly.

Sunday - 05/13/2012, 02:00am EDT

Tags: wine, Maryland General Assembly

O'Malley mentions potential for 2 special sessions

Gov. Martin O'Malley said Tuesday he is considering the possibility of holding two special sessions, one next month to focus on a revenue package to avoid about a half a billion in budget cuts and another in August to address an expansion of gambling in the state.

Tuesday - 04/24/2012, 02:51pm EDT

Tags: Martin OMalley, Maryland General Assembly, Annapolis, Michael Busch, Mike Miller

Frederick Co. considers fighting state ‘rain tax' law in court

The county is considering a legal battle against the state to avoid charging property owners for runoff cleanup efforts.

Saturday - 04/21/2012, 02:00am EDT

Tags: stormwater runoff, Maryland General Assembly, Chesapeake Bay

'Cost of doing business' up if Md. credit downgraded

Maryland's counties have been put on notice: Moody's Investor Service is concerned about their ability to balance their budgets thanks to a change in the state's forumla for education funding as well as state cuts in education aid.

Thursday - 04/19/2012, 08:17am EDT

Tags: kate ryan, Zippos Fancy Dancer, Martin OMalley, Maryland General Assembly, Moody

Economists say Md. needs wind energy, fracking, more

Maryland energy policy remains in limbo, without major progress on offshore wind or hydraulic fracturing during the recently completed General Assembly session

Friday - 04/13/2012, 10:00am EDT

Tags: wind energy, fracking, energy, Maryland General Assembly

Md. employers can't have access to social media passwords

Employers in Maryland won't be able to ask for employees' passwords to Facebook, Twitter or any other social media account.

Wednesday - 04/11/2012, 06:38am EDT

Tags: social media, Maryland General Assembly, Facebook, Twitter

A look at bills passed by the Md. General Assembly

A glance at some measures approved by the Maryland General Assembly so far.

Monday - 04/09/2012, 04:30pm EDT

Tags: Maryland General Assembly, Maryland law

Barry apologizes for disparaging comments about Asians

The former mayor made the comments Tuesday night after he won the Democratic primary for his Ward 8 D.C. Council seat.

Thursday - 04/05/2012, 05:59pm EDT

Tags: Marion Barry, Vincent Gray, Maryland General Assembly

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