A bill that would prohibit landlords from screening prospective tenants based upon their source of income was sent back to a Maryland Senate committee after three days of floor debate over whether landlords should be allowed to exclude those on public assistance. The 23-22 vote likely dooms the bill’s chances this session.Read More
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A group of six senators unveiled on Tuesday a package of bills designed to raise an estimated $827 million in new revenues to help take the sting out of budget cuts proposed by Gov. Martin O’Malley.
“The plan is intended to expand the conversation about balancing the budget and to reduce the pain in the budget cuts,” said Sen. PaulPinsky, a Prince George’s County Democrat and one of the senators behind the “Maryland First” plan.Read More
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