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Introduced to both chambers of the General Assembly on Tuesday, the bill would require major animal agriculture companies to pay the cost of properly disposing excess manure on their contract farms.
January Homicides in Baltimore Reach Lowest Point Since 2013 Following Months of Above-Average Highs
There were 14 homicides recorded in Baltimore city in January 2016, according to The Baltimore Sun.
This legislation reauthorizes and changes the distribution of grant funding to public and private programs aiding ex-prisoners allocated in the original bill passed in 2008.
Attorneys general in Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia meet to coordinate efforts on reducing gun violence and illegal gun trafficking in the region.
With the possibility of a veto override in the General Assembly looming next week, activists gathered on the steps of the Maryland State House to urge legislators to expand voting rights for former felons.
The General Assembly will weigh lowering the blood alcohol content required for first-time, non-commercial offenders to receive the device, which prevents motorists from starting their vehicle while intoxicated.