The General Assembly dealt with issues involving dogs again on Friday, seeking to overturn a Court of Appeals opinion that held pit bulls “inherently dangerous.” The whole Senate approved Senate Bill 2. Duane Keenan provided this audio report that includes Senate action, and testimony from three delegates on their bills.Read More
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Duane Keenan for MarylandReporter.com provides this audio report on the demonstration and then the hearing on legislation to overturn a court ruling that declared all pit-bulls as inherently dangerous dogs. The ruling does not sit well with owners of friendly pits. They point out that it is wrong to discriminate against one particular kind of dog. Also, holding landlords responsible for the actions of pet-owning tenants means some dog owners may have to get rid of their four-footed family members.Read More
As one delegate put it, it was déjà vu all over again as the House of Delegates on Tuesday rejected amendments to a revised spending plan and $300 million in tax hikes that had often been proposed in the regular 90-day session. The Senate passed the bills earlier in the day, and the House is set to take a final vote Wednesday.Read More
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