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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 10:14 PM
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By Brian Witte

Md. Democrats Defeat GOP Effort to Weaken Gun Bill

Md. Democrats Defeat GOP Effort to Weaken Gun Bill

Democratic lawmakers in the Maryland House of Delegates defeated Republican efforts to weaken a gun-control measure Tuesday night, moving the bill backed by Gov. Martin O'Malley closer to passage with its major... 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 »

Tuesday, Aug 14, 2012 at 9:15 PM
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By Brian Witte

Analysts Release Revised Md. Gambling Revenue

Analysts Release Revised Md. Gambling Revenue

Analysts have released revised revenue figures to reflect tax changes made by a Maryland House of Delegates committee to a gambling expansion bill. 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 »

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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.
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.
Chuck Todd
Chuck Todd NBC News Political Director Chuck Todd is the Moderator of Meet the Press and NBC News' Political Director.
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