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Tuesday, Apr 9, 2013 at 5:40 PM
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By Michelle Janaye Nealy

Dog Bite Liability Measure Fails in Maryland House

Dog Bite Liability Measure Fails in Maryland House

On the final day of the Maryland General Assembly, lawmakers failed to pass a measure that would change a court ruling that designated pit bulls as an “inherently dangerous” breed. Read »

Tuesday, Apr 2, 2013 at 8:53 PM
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By Chris Gordon

Maryland House Takes Up Gun Control Bill

Gun rights advocates are trying to defeat Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley's gun control bill with dozens of amendments that the House is expected to consider into Tuesday evening. Read »

Friday, Mar 29, 2013 at 8:42 PM
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By Brian Witte

Md. House Panels Approve Gun-Control Bill

Md. House Panels Approve Gun-Control Bill

Maryland lawmakers on two panels advanced a gun-control measure that is a top priority of Gov. Martin O'Malley's legislative agenda. Read »

Saturday, Jan 26, 2013 at 9:33 AM

O’Malley Chooses Former Delegate to Replace Alston

O’Malley Chooses Former Delegate to Replace Alston

Gov. Martin O’Malley chose former Maryland 24th District Delegate Darren Swain to return to that seat, replacing Tiffany Alston. Read »

Wednesday, Aug 15, 2012 at 7:53 AM
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By Brian Witte

Md. House Gives Initial Approval to Gambling

Md. House Gives Initial Approval to Gambling

The Maryland House of Delegates gave preliminary approval to a gambling expansion measure to allow table games like poker and a casino in Prince George's County. Read »

Tuesday, Aug 14, 2012 at 9:14 PM
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By Brian Witte

Md. House Session Begins With Pit Bull Bill

Md. House Session Begins With Pit Bull Bill

The House of Delegates has given preliminary approval to a dog-bite liability measure. Read »

Friday, Apr 6, 2012 at 8:30 PM
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By Perry Stein

PM Read: Md. House Passes Septic Bill

PM Read: Md. House Passes Septic Bill

A signature piece of environmental legislation passed through the Maryland House Friday. Known as the "septic bill," the legislation is intended to reduce pollution in the Chesapeake Bay. Read »

Wednesday, Apr 4, 2012 at 10:38 PM
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By Brian Witte

Md. House Passes $1.1B Capital Budget

Md. House Passes $1.1B Capital Budget

The Maryland House of Delegates passed a $1.1 billion capital budget. Read »

Monday, Mar 26, 2012 at 10:16 PM
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By AP

Maryland House Approves Fantasy Sports

Maryland House Approves Fantasy Sports

Maryland’s House of Delegates passed a bill Monday that would exempt fantasy games like fantasy football from prohibitions against betting, wagering and gambling in state law. Read »

Friday, Mar 23, 2012 at 10:10 PM
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By Brian Witte

Maryland House of Delegates Passes Budget Package

Maryland House of Delegates Passes Budget Package

The House of Delegates approved a package of budget measures, including an income tax increase for people who make more than $100,000. Read »

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Julie Carey
Julie Carey News4 Virginia Reporter Julie Carey is a News4 reporter focusing on Virginia issues and politics.
Chris Gordon
Chris Gordon News4 Maryland Reporter Chris Gordon is a legal analyst and reporter for NBC4, focusing on Maryland.
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Domenico Montanaro NBC News Political Reporter Domenico Montanaro is an NBC News Political Reporter, analyst for NBC News' First Read and NBCPolitics.com contributor.
Mark Murray
Mark Murray NBC News Deputy Political Director Mark Murray is the NBC News Deputy Political Director, NBC News First Read analyst and NBCPolitics.com contributor.
Tom Sherwood News4 Political Reporter Tom Sherwood is a reporter for News4 specializing in politics and the D.C. government.
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Chuck Todd NBC News Political Director Chuck Todd is the NBC News Political Director, host of “The Daily Rundown” on MSNBC and NBCPolitics.com contributor.
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