Sen. James Brochin says spent nine months driving through a section of the Baltimore Beltway in his Towson district with a speed camera in a work zone that had no workers. He’s sponsoring a bill to require that cameras be used only when workers are present.
Senate leaders are trying to find $500 million in tax hikes as alternatives to those proposed by Gov. Martin O’Malley to avoid a “doomsday” budget with $1 billion in spending cuts, Senate President Mike Miller told reporters Tuesday.
The House Judiciary Committee had a hearing a bill (HB350) that would lower the punishment for having small amounts of marijuana. Audio reporter Duane Keenan talked to its sponsor, Del. Luke Clippinger, about the impact of the bill.
Same-sex marriage bill to be considered by Senate committee today; Catholics in Annapolis in time to lobby against it; Cardin endorsed by ministers and Jacobs endorsed by Harris; gas tax could cost $400 per household; costs of ending coal tax incentives; Anne Arundel legislators oppose proposed National Harbor casino.