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With one of the richest counties in the country and one of the poorest cities, Marylanders stand to be affected by presidential candidates' plans for minimum wages, funding, and economic opportunities.
The 90 day legislative session in Maryland ended Monday night at the stroke of midnight. Lawmakers rushed through bills trying to get as many through before the midnight deadline.
As the 2016 legislative session draws to a close, the House of Delegates and state Senate still haven't reached a compromise on criminal justice reform.
Maryland lawmakers are now considering whether someone who has either been convicted or suspected of sexual assault or rape should be denied access to a child resulting from the alleged offense.
While the bill passed unanimously by a vote of 46-0 Thursday, senators from both sides of the aisle voiced concerns about the legislation.