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'House Of Cards' Gets A Taste Of Its Own Medicine

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 03.28.2014 | Politics

Frank Underwood, the legislative mastermind of "House Of Cards" who always seems to get his way, might have admired the actions of the Maryland House ...

Death Penalty Supporters Launch Petition Drive In Maryland

The Baltimore Sun | Michael Dresser | Posted 07.03.2013 | DC

One day after Gov. Martin O'Malley signed legislation to abolish capital punishment in Maryland, death penalty supporters said Friday they will launch...

Meet The Family At The Center Of Maryland's Pit Bull Controversy

The Baltimore Sun | Alison Knezevich | Posted 06.10.2013 | DC

The scars across 16-year-old Dominic Solesky's face are faint, but that doesn't stop people from asking where he got them. The Towson High School jun...

Will Pit Bulls Be Spared?

The Baltimore Sun | Erin Cox | Posted 06.08.2013 | DC

With most of the heavy lifting behind them, Maryland legislators will convene Monday for a final frenzy of lawmaking before the 2013 General Assembly ...

Maryland General Assembly Passes Medical Marijuana Bill

The Baltimore Sun | Erin Cox | Posted 06.02.2013 | DC

The General Assembly has passed a law that allows caregivers of patients who use medical marijuana to possess up to an ounce of pot without being conv...

Assault Weapons Ban In The Works For Maryland?

The Baltimore Sun | Erin Cox | Posted 03.12.2013 | DC

Gov. Martin O'Malley predicted that Maryland will ban assault weapons during the General Assembly session that began Wednesday. "Their sole purpose i...

Finally, Some Good Fiscal News For Maryland (Almost)

The Baltimore Sun | Michael Dresser and Annie Linskey | Posted 02.13.2013 | DC

For the first time since a recession gripped the country in 2008, Maryland is approaching a General Assembly session with good fiscal news: Neither ta...

Maryland Stares Down Grim 'Fiscal Cliff' Fallout

The Baltimore Sun | Michael Dresser | Posted 12.18.2012 | DC

General Assembly analysts released estimates Wednesday painting a much grimmer picture of the impact of a continued federal budget impasse than the O'...

Patrick Svitek

Maryland State Lawmaker Holding Fundraiser On 9/11 Anniversary | Patrick Svitek | Posted 08.27.2012 | Politics

A Maryland state lawmaker said he sees no problem with raising money for his political future on Sept. 11, a day most Americans equate with the nation...

Offshore Wind Activists an Unmatched Force at Maryland General Assembly Opener

Keith Harrington | Posted 03.13.2012 | Green
Keith Harrington

If measured by the turnout at the rally at the Annapolis state house yesterday, of all the issues confronting the Maryland General Assembly, offshore wind power enjoys the most energetic public support.

Will Maryland's Dream Act Help Kill Marriage Equality?

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.06.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- If Maryland lawmakers approve a marriage equality bill during the upcoming legislative session, opponents of same-sex marriage have pled...