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National companies like NRG call bill cracking down on marketplace ‘anti-consumer, anti-business, and anti-environment.’

While various groups have laid the groundwork for Maryland’s energy goals, it is ultimately up to the state’s leaders to take charge and move forward.

‘These efforts and organizations often slow or prevent progress towards our clean energy goals,’ Del. Lorig Charkoudian (D-Montgomery) said in an email this week to her constituents.

‘It does not appear we have the votes to pass it in the Senate,’ Senate President Bill Ferguson says of medical aid-in-dying legislation.

Legislators in New York, Vermont and Massachusetts have also introduced bills this year to achieve the same goal at the state level.

Cheerleading on climate change at the expense of Maryland’s communities and agricultural sector is short sighted and irresponsible, the author writes.

Local governments are scrambling to close the gap left by the state’s lax oversight.

The immigrant health bill passed the House last year but was bottled up in the Senate in the final days of the 2023 session.

Industry group responds to recent op-ed penned by former Gov. Parris Glendening (D), expressing desire to put more guardrails on competitive electricity marketplace.

Oil and business interests offer written testimony in opposition to the legislation but do not send anyone to testify at public hearing.