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Maryland’s House Judiciary Committee has long reigned in Annapolis as champion slayer of worthy bills. Particularly vulnerable were measures to protect victims of crime, including those of domestic and sexual abuse. But this year the crown for killing off legislation designed to help vulnera…

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ANNAPOLIS — This week, on the last day of this year’s Maryland General Assembly session, Sen. Michael Hough stood on the chamber’s floor and introduced the Maryland campaign director for Ted Cruz. At that point, Hough learned just how Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller Jr. felt about the…

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The Maryland General Assembly wrapped up its business at midnight Monday and overall, phew, that wasn’t so bad. In fact, the whole session was surprisingly collegial. Things got done. Even so, this session had some highs and lows, some winners and some losers. Overall, though, we think the s…

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ANNAPOLIS — Maryland’s chief lawmakers were all smiles at a bill-signing ceremony Tuesday morning, even though not all of their initiatives passed in the 2016 General Assembly session that had just ended.

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ANNAPOLIS — Maryland lawmakers headed into the last day of their legislative session on Monday with work remaining on tax cuts, paid sick days for employees of companies with at least 15 employees, police reform and an ignition-locking device requirements to stop drunken drivers.

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ANNAPOLIS — When lawmakers return to the State House on Monday for the last full week of the 90-day General Assembly session, they may be wrapping up the session much as they came in — voting to override bills that Gov. Larry Hogan has vetoed.

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Maryland’s House Judiciary Committee has long reigned in Annapolis as champion slayer of worthy bills. Particularly vulnerable were measures to protect victims of crime, including those of domestic and sexual abuse. But this year the crown for killing off legislation designed to help vulnera…

  • 2

ANNAPOLIS — This week, on the last day of this year’s Maryland General Assembly session, Sen. Michael Hough stood on the chamber’s floor and introduced the Maryland campaign director for Ted Cruz. At that point, Hough learned just how Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller Jr. felt about the…

  • 2

The Maryland General Assembly wrapped up its business at midnight Monday and overall, phew, that wasn’t so bad. In fact, the whole session was surprisingly collegial. Things got done. Even so, this session had some highs and lows, some winners and some losers. Overall, though, we think the s…

  • 6

ANNAPOLIS — Maryland’s chief lawmakers were all smiles at a bill-signing ceremony Tuesday morning, even though not all of their initiatives passed in the 2016 General Assembly session that had just ended.

  • 2

ANNAPOLIS — Maryland lawmakers headed into the last day of their legislative session on Monday with work remaining on tax cuts, paid sick days for employees of companies with at least 15 employees, police reform and an ignition-locking device requirements to stop drunken drivers.

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ANNAPOLIS – The Maryland Senate voted 46-0 to advance the state budget Thursday, moving the document to the House of …