The Attorney General announces that sanctuary cities could lose federal Department of Justice funding, with a specific mention of legislation pending in Maryland.
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Senate President Mike Miller, Speaker of the House Michael Busch, and members of the Senate and House Democratic Caucuses held a press conference Friday morning announcing a package of legislation to combat the heroin and opioid crisis in Maryland. 115 more words
Every Friday during the legislative session MACo will host a conference call that will update you on the Maryland General Assembly hot topics and bills that affect local governments. 78 more words
House Bill 684, “Education – Grant for Declining Education Aid,” has passed the full House and crossed over to the Senate. MACo supports HB 684, which would help to offset the sudden drop-off in education funding to jurisdictions with declining enrollment, ensuring school systems can offer equivalent courses and programs, even with fewer students. 281 more words
Neither the Senate Finance Committee nor the House Appropriations Committee has taken action on a prescriptive, one-size-fits-all collective bargaining bill that would affect all Maryland community colleges. 179 more words
A bill that would require all counties to extend collective bargaining rights to all of their employees – except for supervisory, managerial, or confidential employees, or elected or appointed officials, has not moved out of the House Appropriations Committee. 219 more words