Tag: House Speaker Adrienne Jones
Hogan signs legislation to ensure more equitable f...
By Bryan Renbaum | March 24, 2021 | Governor | 0 |
General Assembly leaders unveil unemployment insur...
By Bryan Renbaum | February 4, 2021 | COVID-19, General Assembly | 1 |
State Roundup: State lawmakers take steps toward p...
By Cynthia Prairie | June 24, 2020 | State Roundup | 0 |
General Assembly leaders postpone May special sess...
By Bryan Renbaum | April 20, 2020 | COVID-19, General Assembly | 0 |
General Assembly will adjourn Sine Die on Wednesda...
By Bryan Renbaum | March 15, 2020 | General Assembly | 0 |
Hogan signs more than 220 bills into law
by Bryan Renbaum | May 18, 2021 | COVID-19, Governor | 1 |
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
Hogan signs legislation to ensure more equitable funding for Md’s historically black colleges
by Bryan Renbaum | March 24, 2021 | Governor | 0 |
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
General Assembly leaders unveil unemployment insurance reform package
by Bryan Renbaum | February 4, 2021 | COVID-19, General Assembly | 1 |
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 Roundup: State lawmakers take steps toward police reform
by Cynthia Prairie | June 24, 2020 | State Roundup | 0 |
State lawmakers take steps toward police reform.Read More
General Assembly leaders postpone May special session
by Bryan Renbaum | April 20, 2020 | COVID-19, General Assembly | 0 |
“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
General Assembly will adjourn Sine Die on Wednesday due to COVID-19
by Bryan Renbaum | March 15, 2020 | General Assembly | 0 |
@BryanRenbaum Maryland Senate President Bill Ferguson announced on Sunday that the General...Read More
Ferguson urges calm in response to coronavirus
by Bryan Renbaum | March 13, 2020 | General Assembly | 0 |
The Senate President stressed that lawmakers will continue their work and that every precaution will be taken to keep both staff and members of the public safe.Read More
State Roundup: Businesses protest services tax
by Cynthia Prairie | March 3, 2020 | State Roundup | 0 |
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
State Roundup, February 7, 2020
by Meg Tully | February 7, 2020 | State Roundup | 0 |
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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