Tag: House Speaker Adrienne Jones
Gov. Larry Hogan signed more than 220 bills passed by the General Assembly into law on Tuesday, including measures that repeal Maryland’s pro-Confederate state song, legalize sports betting, and extend authorization for off-the-premises alcohol delivery for two years.Read More
Maryland’s Historically Black Colleges and Universities are poised to receive more equitable funding after Gov. Larry Hogan signed landmark legislation on Wednesday afternoon that allocates an additional $577 million to those institutions over a nine year period.Read More
Democratic leaders of General Assembly Thursday unveiled the framework of a broad legislative package aimed at reforming the state’s unemployment insurance system, which has been bombarded with complaints for failing to take care of the unemployed in a timely manner.Read More
State lawmakers take steps toward police reform.Read More
“After consulting with health experts, this is the best course of action at this time,” House Speaker Adrienne Jones said in a joint statement with Senate President Bill Ferguson.Read More
@BryanRenbaum Maryland Senate President Bill Ferguson announced on Sunday that the General...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, Bryan Renbaum of MarylandReporter writes.Read More
Bill to ban flavored vaping and tobacco products gains powerful support but still has fierce opposition; 7th District’s April race shaping up as field narrows; massive education reform bill proposed; judges oppose Hogan’s sentencing transparency criminal reform idea; foster parents could be given more rights at court cases; residency requirement for police brass passed; Washington County lawmakers ask for redevelopment incentives; House Speaker pushes HCBU settlement; toll late fee reduction goes to hearing; Mount Airy proposed for state urban renewalRead More
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