Tag: Michael Hough
Bill on more open internet car pricing dies in Hou...
By Len Lazarick | March 9, 2021 | General Assembly | 0 |
Republicans unveil legislation aimed at reducing v...
By Bryan Renbaum | March 3, 2021 | General Assembly | 0 |
State Roundup: Aid to farmers, support for sports ...
By Cynthia Prairie | October 20, 2020 | State Roundup | 0 |
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 |
State Roundup: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi remembers Baltimore hometown as she steps down from leadership
by Meg Tully | November 18, 2022 | State Roundup | 0 |
Baltimore native Nancy Pelosi and Maryland Rep. Steny Hoyer are stepping back from Democratic Party leadership positions, Pelosi as a powerful Speaker of the House for almost two decades.Read More
Bill on more open internet car pricing dies in House committee
by Len Lazarick | March 9, 2021 | General Assembly | 0 |
Buyers searching to purchase a car on the internet hope to find the lowest price but often auto...Read More
Republicans unveil legislation aimed at reducing violent crime
by Bryan Renbaum | March 3, 2021 | General Assembly | 0 |
The proposals include measures that would increase penalties for those who use a firearm during the commission of a crime, classify the theft of a firearm as a felony, increase the amount of jail time that prisoners must serve before they are eligible for parole, and establish a special unit within the Office of Attorney General to prosecute violent crimes in Baltimore City.Read More
State Roundup: Aid to farmers, support for sports betting
by Cynthia Prairie | October 20, 2020 | State Roundup | 0 |
Sen. Hough sees chance for GOP boost in blue Maryland; gaming referendum enjoys wide support.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
Seizure of cash, property by police in drug crime would get harder
by Maryland Reporter | February 14, 2016 | General Assembly, News | 1 |
A proposal to reform the process by which police seize property like cash and cars from suspected criminals in drug cases is pitting law enforcement against civil liberties groups. Sen. Michael Hough, a Frederick Republican, told the Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee during a hearing Thursday that current procedures contradict constitutional protections such as due process.Read More
Senators push for broader restrictions on police power to seize assets
by Maryland Reporter | January 19, 2016 | General Assembly, News | 0 |
Three senators on the Judicial Proceedings Committee — Michael Hough, Jamie Raskin and Chairman Bobby Zirkin– are sponsoring a comprehensive new bill (SB161) to fundamentally reform how and when law enforcement can seize money and other assets from people suspected of crimes.Read More
Fraud in state contracts is target for Frosh and False Claims Act
by Maryland Reporter | February 5, 2015 | General Assembly, News | 1 |
Attorney General Brian Frosh moved to broaden Maryland’s fight against fraud on Thursday, backing legislation that would include false claims against private contractors completing work for state and local governments in the Maryland False Claims Act. This bill would also empower employees to report fraud within the walls of their own company.Read More
Rep. Delaney goes his own way, focusing on ‘big ideas’
by Len Lazarick | July 21, 2014 | News | 1 |
His Republican opponent may call him a liberal Democrat, but Rep. John Delaney continues to go his own way in Maryland’s Democratic Party representing part of Montgomery County and most of western Maryland in the 6th Congressional District.
Delaney, who made a personal fortune in running two financial services businesses, was nominated in 2012 over a candidate favored by the Democratic establishment.Read More
Hot pot debate ends in close House vote to decriminalize marijuana
by Maryland Reporter | April 5, 2014 | General Assembly, News | 0 |
Following hours of hot debate, negotiation and shouting, the House of Delegates Saturday approved removing criminal penalties for possessing small amounts of marijuana in a 78-55 vote. The measure already approved by the Senate, SB364, would make possessing 10 grams of marijuana or less a civil offense, like a parking ticket. A first-time offender would pay $100, while second and third breaches would get a fine of up to $250 and $500, respectively.Read More
Off to the Races: Decision time for candidates; running mates needed; incumbent senators challenged; Hogan appeals to Korean-Americans
by Len Lazarick | February 24, 2014 | Annapolitics Blog, News | 2 |
The filing deadline for state and county offices is tomorrow (Tuesday) at 9 p.m., and candidates are trying to make up their minds to jump in or jump out.Read More
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