He urged fellow lawmakers on Wednesday to pass legislation that would allow workers in high-risk professions — including firefighters, EMTS, probation officers, nurses and security guards at houses of worship — to carry handguns.Read More
Author: Bryan Renbaum
Sen. Ron Young said physical activity not only improves the health of children but also can improve their performance inside the classroom.Read More
Business advocacy groups converged on Annapolis on Monday to protest legislation that would expand Maryland’s sales tax to services not currently taxed and raise an estimated $2.9 billion over the next five years to help fund the recommendations of the Kirwan Commission. They spoke prior to a House Ways and Means Committee hearing on the legislation.Read More
Sen. Klausmeier voices her support for legislation that would allow the use of distracted-driving monitoring systems
The legislation would authorize “certain agencies to place distracted-driver monitoring systems on certain highways under certain circumstances,” according to its text. Members of the Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee had questions about privacy concerns and how the technology would work.Read More
“This is a vital piece of legislation that seeks to ensure that those who have been wrongly accused and convicted are provided with the means to re-enter society and can have compensation and begin to alleviate the financial burden that that wrongful incarceration has placed on not only themselves but also their families,” Baltimore City State’s Attorney Mosby said at a Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee hearing on Tuesday.Read More
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