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Gubernatorial Candidates Clash on Economic Policy

TOWSON, Md. — All three Democratic candidates in the governor’s race agree Maryland’s economic policies need work, but they disagree sharply about how much.

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Jail Time Replaced With Fines: Gov. O'Malley Signs Marijuana Decriminalization Bill

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (WJZ)—Maryland joins 17 other states in decriminalizing marijuana. Gov. Martin O’Malley signed a bill Monday that replaces jail time with fines for possession of small amounts. 438 more words


O'Malley Signs Pot Decriminalization Bill

ANNAPOLIS, Md. — Gov. Martin O’Malley has signed a bill that decriminalizes possession of small amounts of marijuana, starting Oct. 1.

He says the bill could improve public safety by freeing police officers to focus on more serious threats. 114 more words


Maryland General Assembly steps up to help homeless youth

Two bills passed by the General Assembly will address the urgent needs of unaccompanied homeless youth, a growing population of young people between 14 and 25 who lack a fixed, regular night-time residence and are not in the physical custody of a parent or guardian. 515 more words


Maryland Legislature backs higher minimum wage and relaxes about marijuana

A reasonable minimum wage is vital.  I am a firm believer in treating employees well and what they are worth.  In my opinion, a well paid, respected, healthy employee is a more productive and honest employee. 146 more words

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O'Malley: Not Convinced On Wind Turbine Moratorium

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Gov. Martin O’Malley says he still has misgivings about a bill to set a 13-month moratorium on the development of tall wind turbines within 56 miles of the U.S. 108 more words