Union service fees for all teachers would have to be negotiated

March 26, 2013

Service fees for representation by teachers unions in over half of Maryland's counties would have to be negotiated under a bill that passed the House of Delegates last week and has a Senate hearing Tuesday. The fees would have to be paid by non-union members for bargaining and other services provided by the unions. [...more]

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Initiatives to increase Open Meetings Act compliance approved by House subcommittee

February 22, 2013

Two bills trying to increase compliance with Open Meetings Act were approved by the Government Operations Subcommittee Thursday. [...more]

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Podcast: Supporters of gay marriage celebrate, opponents predict voters will reject law

February 18, 2012

In this podcast by reporter Duane Keenan, we hear reactions to the passage of the same-sex marriage bill in the House of Delegates from legislators Luke Clippinger, Heather Mizeur, Pat McDonough, Justin Ready, Michael Smigiel and Speaker Michael Busch. [...more]

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Podcast: The General Assembly remembers Martin Luther King Jr.

January 17, 2012

Duane Keenan attended Monday night's rallies and ceremonies around the State House honoring the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. [...more]

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House gives tentative OK to $34 billion budget, rejecting GOP cuts

March 24, 2011

The full House of Delegates gave preliminary approval Wednesday night to an overall state budget of $34 billion for fiscal 2012, 2.8% higher than this year. After nearly 4½ hours of debate, the budget as passed by the House Appropriations Committee emerged unscathed. The House rejected a series of 14 amendments to cut the budget with various components of the Republican budget proposal or to add pieces of failed bills. [...more]

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