Category: General Assembly

Maryland’s stricter gun laws await Moore’s signature

Going to pick up your child from school with your gun in your handbag, or going to the bar for a drink with your handgun in your concealed holster – these are both things that will likely be prohibited this October, even with a concealed carry permit, after the Maryland General Assembly passed legislation tightening gun laws, despite heavy pushback from Republican lawmakers. 

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Attorney General Anthony Brown notches wins during first legislative session

Attorney General Anthony Brown was among the winners in the race to get legislation passed by the Maryland General Assembly in the session that ended Monday. Despite serving only three months, he was able to shepherd his top two legislative priorities, civil rights enforcement and the authority to prosecute police-involved fatalities through the legislature, and both are expected to become law. 

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