Tag: Bryan Simonaire
State Roundup: Poll finds Marylanders support poli...
By Cynthia Prairie | October 12, 2020 | State Roundup | 0 |
State Roundup: Marylanders with pre-existing condi...
By Cynthia Prairie | October 7, 2020 | State Roundup | 0 |
Senate rejects GOP cuts to $39 billion budget; Mil...
By Len Lazarick | March 13, 2014 | General Assembly, Governor, News | 7 |
State Roundup: Police bill of rights targeted; GOP solutions; subpoena for McGrath
by Meg Tully | October 16, 2020 | State Roundup | 0 |
A House of Delegates workgroup votes for repeal of a controversial police protection law, and a General Assembly committee issues rarely used subpoenas in an investigation into a severance package obtained by Gov. Larry Hogan’s former chief of staff from another state agency.Read More
State Roundup: Poll finds Marylanders support police, reallocating funds
by Cynthia Prairie | October 12, 2020 | State Roundup | 0 |
Ballot issue would give lawmakers more say on budget; poll finds Marylanders support police, reallocating funds.Read More
State Roundup: Marylanders with pre-existing conditions protected, even if Supremes jettison ACA
by Cynthia Prairie | October 7, 2020 | State Roundup | 0 |
Marylanders with pre-existing conditions would be protected, even if Supreme Court jettisons ACA.Read More
Minimum wage hike to $10.10 passes Senate; House must approve changes
by Maryland Reporter | April 5, 2014 | General Assembly, News | 0 |
The Senate voted 34-13 on Saturday to gradually increase the minimum wage to $10.10 over the next four years. The measure, HB295, now returns to the House of Delegates for action on substantial changes made by the Senate Finance Committee on the exemptions.Read More
Senate rejects ban on school board members running for higher office
by Len Lazarick | March 30, 2014 | Education, General Assembly, News | 0 |
The Maryland Senate reversed itself Friday, and rejected a proposed ban prohibiting members of the school board in Anne Arundel County from running for higher office.Read More
Bill would ban school board members from running for higher office
by Maryland Reporter | March 27, 2014 | Education, General Assembly, News | 0 |
The Senate gave preliminary approval Thursday to a bill that would restrict members of the Anne Arundel Board of Education from running for public office during their five-year term, even if they resign early.
The bill generated an unusual battle over a local bill.Read More
Senate rejects GOP cuts to $39 billion budget; Miller gripes about environmental ‘whackos’
by Len Lazarick | March 13, 2014 | General Assembly, Governor, News | 7 |
With minimal debate, the Maryland Senate rejected a half dozen Republican attempts to further trim Gov. Martin O’Malley’s $39 billion budget Wednesday, and gave preliminary approval to the spending plan that will be sent to the House this week.
The Senate Budget and Taxation Committee ultimately cut $492 million from the current budget and O’Malley’s proposal for next year, partly to make up for lowered revenue estimates in both years.Read More
Campaign finance reform passes in House and is moving in the Senate
by Len Lazarick | March 22, 2013 | News | 1 |
A major campaign finance reform bill cleared the House of Delegates Thursday, and a Senate version of the bill is now being considered in committee.
The bill would increase campaign contribution limits and stiffen penalties for those who fail to disclose their contributions. It was unanimously passed by the House of Delegates.Read More
Miller in command: A ‘Dear John’ phone call and counting the days
by Len Lazarick | August 22, 2012 | Annapolitics Blog, General Assembly, News | 0 |
No one doubts that this month’s special session of the General Assembly to expand gaming wouldn’t have happened without the insistence and persistence of Senate President Mike Miller, who’s been pushing slots and gambling for a decade.
A few loose ends from the session point out Miller’s command of the process and close attention to every stray vote.Read More
Podcast: Legislators seek more control over toll hikes
by Len Lazarick | March 1, 2012 | News | 0 |
Some legislators want to give the General Assembly more control over bridge and tunnel toll increases. In this podcast, Duane Keenan talks to Sens. E.J. Pipkin, Bryan Simonaire and Del. Steve Hershey about their bills.Read More
Same-sex marriage up for final vote in Senate Thursday afternoon
by Len Lazarick | February 23, 2012 | General Assembly, News | 0 |
After rejecting six amendments, a bill allowing same-sex marriage will be going to the full Senate for a final vote at 4 p.m. Thursday.Read More
In-state tuition for illegal immigrants: A dream for some, a nightmare for others
by Len Lazarick | February 17, 2011 | Education, News | 2 |
Debate over whether young illegal immigrants living in Maryland and graduating from the state’s high schools should get in-state tuition to public colleges rocked an hours-long hearing Wednesday on a bill proposed by Sen. Victor Ramirez.Read More
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