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Monday, Jul 21, 2014 at 10:07 AM
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By Associated Press

Supporter of Md. Gun Law Says It's Working

Supporter of Md. Gun Law Says It's Working

Overall gun deaths in Maryland fell 24 percent in the first five months of 2014 compared with the same period in 2013, the Daily Record reported. Vincent DeMarco of Marylanders to Prevent Gun Violence doesn't... Read »

Monday, May 5, 2014 at 2:23 PM

Md. Minimum Wage Bill Signed Into Law

Md. Minimum Wage Bill Signed Into Law

Governor Martin O'Malley signed a bill Monday morning to raise it to $10.10 per hour. The increase will roll out over the next four years. Read »

Tuesday, Nov 5, 2013 at 8:00 PM
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By Jessica T. Johnson

Polls Close in Maryland's Municipal Elections

Polls Close in Maryland's Municipal Elections

Polls are closed in Maryland, after a number of municipal elections with some notable issues on the table. Read »

Wednesday, Oct 30, 2013 at 11:53 AM
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By Carissa Dimargo

'Revenge Porn' Bill Headed to Md. House

'Revenge Porn' Bill Headed to Md. House

A Maryland lawmaker wants to criminalize the release of non-consensual disclosure of sexually explicit pictures and videos online. Read »

Monday, Oct 21, 2013 at 1:47 PM

Former Mont. Co. Officer Sworn in to Md. House

Former Mont. Co. Officer Sworn in to Md. House

David Fraser-Hidalgo, 44, will represent District 15 in Montgomery County. He replaces Brian Feldman, who was appointed to the state Senate last month. Read »

Monday, Sep 2, 2013 at 8:54 PM

$12 Minimum Wage in Montgomery County?

$12 Minimum Wage in Montgomery County?

Next week, At-Large Councilmember Marc Elrich will introduce a bill to increase the wage from $7.25 to $12 per hour in the county. Read »

Tuesday, Aug 20, 2013 at 7:43 PM
      

Md. Del. Don Dwyer Charged With DUI

Del. Don Dwyer -- who was convicted of operating a motorboat while drunk in May -- was arrested and charged with driving under the influence in a new incident early Tuesday. Read »

Friday, Jul 26, 2013 at 2:15 PM
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By Brian Witte

Md. Insurance Official Approves Health Care Rates

Md. Insurance Official Approves Health Care Rates

Maryland's insurance commissioner has approved rates for health plans that will be sold in the individual market under the health care overhaul. Read »

Friday, Jul 12, 2013 at 2:59 PM

SCOTUS Asked to Void Md. Gun Permit Rule

SCOTUS Asked to Void Md. Gun Permit Rule

The Second Amendment Foundation says a requirement that applicants state a "good and substantial reason" to carry a firearm violates the right to keep and bear arms. Read »

Wednesday, Jul 3, 2013 at 6:58 PM
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By Brian Witte, NBC Washington staff

Historic Appointments to Md. Court of Appeals

Historic Appointments to Md. Court of Appeals

The state's Court of Appeals now has a majority of women, making Maryland one of only eight states to have a female majority. Read »

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