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Watered-Down Aid-in-Dying Bill Clears Senate Committee

A key Senate committee voted Friday afternoon to send an aid-in-dying bill to the chamber floor, but advocates on both sides are unhappy with...

Lawmakers, Advocates Make Last-Ditch Push to Pass ‘Anton’s Law’

A freshman lawmaker frustrated with the lack of action on a police transparency bill said he, Sen. Jill P. Carter (D-Baltimore City) and other...

Ahead of Committee Work, Senate President Sees Narrow Passage for Medically Assisted Suicide

Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller Jr. (D-Calvert) said Tuesday that he’s not likely to vote in favor of a medically assisted suicide bill,...

Hogan Judicial Nominees Get Favorable Committee Vote

A trio of Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan Jr.’s judicial nominees were supported by the Senate Executive Nominations Committee on Monday evening.Hogan (R) nominated the...

Hogan Uses ‘Crossover Day’ to Rip Dems’ Legislative Agenda

Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan Jr. (R), who has been quiet about the developments taking place in the General Assembly for the first nine weeks...

Senate Panel Gives Nod to Handgun Permit Board Repeal

A Maryland Senate committee voted in favor of a bill to repeal the state’s Handgun Permit Review Board on Monday, but another committee will...

Frosh Pushes Legislation Requiring ‘Humane’ Treatment of Nursing Home Residents

A high-profile scandal involving a now-defunct Maryland nursing home chain has prompted legislation that Attorney General Brian E. Frosh (D) said will protect current and...

One-Stop Shopping: A Roundup of Wednesday’s Major Developments

The Fight for Fifteen is likely headed to a conference committee.The Senate gave preliminary approval Wednesday evening to Senate Bill 280, its version of a...

Meet the People Helping Elijah Cummings Investigate the President

U.S. Rep. Elijah E. Cummings has emerged as one of the Trump administration’s most formidable foes since taking the gavel of the powerful House...

Emotions Still Raw Over Hopkins Police Bill

Even as legislation allowing Johns Hopkins University to establish a private police force marches slowly toward what feels like inevitable passage, it remains an...