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Advocates Call for Bill to Revoke Parental Rights of Men Accused of Conceiving Child Through Rape

Advocates Call for Bill to Revoke Parental Rights of Men Accused of Conceiving Child Through Rape

Rape Survivor Family Protection Act Has Failed in the Past Despite Broad Support

Annapolis Roundup

Annapolis Roundup

A roundup of briefs on recent happenings in Annapolis.

Groups Working to End Sex and Labor Trafficking Meet, Plan Lobbying Effort

Groups Working to End Sex and Labor Trafficking Meet, Plan Lobbying Effort

A coalition of government agencies and anti-trafficking organizations sponsored the public education forum for a crowd of about 400 in an effort to combat a problem they say is prevalent in Maryland.

Ahead of State of the State, Maryland Legislators Have Their Own Ideas About the State

Ahead of State of the State, Maryland Legislators Have Their Own Ideas About the State

Ahead of this year’s State of the State, legislators from the House of Delegates and the state Senate shared their thoughts on what they expect from Gov. Larry Hogan’s address.

Gov. Hogan’s Budget Affirms Spending for Roads, Education, While Details Worry Maryland Democrats

Gov. Hogan’s Budget Affirms Spending for Roads, Education, While Details Worry Maryland Democrats

Gov. Larry Hogan’s first, $40.4 billion budget, released in detail Friday, boosts overall funding to education -- though it cuts discretionary payments to some schools -- and maintains planned road construction while paring back funding for Medicaid and state agencies and employees.

Hogan Announces Budget, Touts Education as Priority

Hogan Announces Budget, Touts Education as Priority

Twenty-four hours after being sworn in, Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan announced his 2016 budget, cutting agency spending by 2 percent, but increasing funding for K-12 schools and higher ed.

Maryland’s General Assembly Opens with 69 New Faces, More Power for GOP

Maryland’s General Assembly Opens with 69 New Faces, More Power for GOP

More than a third of the legislators at Wednesday’s opening of Maryland’s General Assembly were newly elected, the most sworn in at one time in recent memory, House Speaker Michael Busch, D-Anne Arundel, said during the inaugural legislative session.

Helmet Sensors an Emerging Market Due to Concussion Awareness

Helmet Sensors an Emerging Market Due to Concussion Awareness

A number of sports equipment companies say they may have found a piece of the puzzle in identifying concussions, especially in contact sports such as football.

MD. SCHOOL DISTRICTS IN NO RUSH TO EMBRACE HELMET SENSORS

MD. SCHOOL DISTRICTS IN NO RUSH TO EMBRACE HELMET SENSORS

Athletics supervisors cite concerns about the sensors’ value and costs.