Tag: Katherine Klausmeier
Emergency legislation would require public schools to find off-campus alternative learning arrangements for students who are registered sex offenders.Read More
Sen. Klausmeier voices her support for legislation that would allow the use of distracted-driving monitoring systems
The legislation would authorize “certain agencies to place distracted-driver monitoring systems on certain highways under certain circumstances,” according to its text. Members of the Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee had questions about privacy concerns and how the technology would work.Read More
A bill to raise Maryland’s minimum wage to $10 an hour died in the Senate Finance Committee on Wednesday. It was defeated in an 8-3 vote with several senators explaining that they opposed the legislation in spite of their sympathy for low-wage workers because the timing was not right for a wage increase.Read More
State Comptroller Peter Franchot had some tough words for the state Department of Education, which said his proposal for a financial literacy course in all high schools would cost $16 million to implement.
“The state bureaucracy spiked this thing,” Franchot told reporters at a news conference before a hearing on the bill. “It’s a phony fiscal note.”
By Erich Wagner Erich@MarylandReporter.com Some lawmakers want to keep Maryland millionaires paying an extra income tax surcharge set to expire in December, but the idea has run into heavy bipartisan opposition in both the House...Read More
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