Tag: 2010 General Assembly session

New Poll: Voters support Dream Act, close on gay marriage, slightly opposed to gaming expansion

In-state college tuition for children of illegal immigrants appears safely headed for passage on the November ballot, according to a new statewide poll. Opinion on the same-sex marriage question is closer yet trending toward approval, but expansion of gambling may have difficulty passing in a tight vote. U.S. Sen. Ben Cardin and President Obama also have comfortable leads among likely voters.

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Advocates push for more on open government

Open government advocates are pushing for more General Assembly transparency, in the wake of this week’s decision to put legislative committee votes online.

The Maryland Open Government Act, a bipartisan bill co-sponsored by more than half the delegates and senators, goes much further.

The bill would change the way committees schedule hearings and place their proceedings online. Our report includes video coverage from Thursday.

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