Archive for 'Justice'

Immigration is Key Issue in Primary, Especially Among GOP Voters

Immigration is Key Issue in Primary, Especially Among GOP Voters

As Maryland's international population grows, some reach out, others worry

Income Inequality Resonates as an Issue Among Democratic Voters

Income Inequality Resonates as an Issue Among Democratic Voters

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.

Legislation that ends subminimum wages for workers with disabilities passes

Legislation that ends subminimum wages for workers with disabilities passes

Maryland organizations cannot pay workers with disabilities a subminimum wage after September 2020.

MAD DASH TO THE END OF LEGISLATIVE SESSION

MAD DASH TO THE END OF LEGISLATIVE SESSION

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.

Maryland General Assembly 2016 Session Comes to a Wrap

Maryland General Assembly 2016 Session Comes to a Wrap

The Maryland General Assembly's 90 day session has come to a close and several key pieces of legislation are heading to the governor's desk.

Though Justice Reinvestment is Closer to Final Passage, House and Senate Versions Remain Apart

Though Justice Reinvestment is Closer to Final Passage, House and Senate Versions Remain Apart

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.

‘Yes means yes’ sexual assault bill dies; campus officials and activists debate next step

‘Yes means yes’ sexual assault bill dies; campus officials and activists debate next step

The bill required all Maryland colleges and universities to adopt an affirmative consent standard.

Revoking Parental Rights In Cases of Sexual Assault

Revoking Parental Rights In Cases of Sexual Assault

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.

Maryland Comptroller’s Office Cracks Down on Possible Fraudulent Returns

Maryland Comptroller’s Office Cracks Down on Possible Fraudulent Returns

The Maryland Comptroller's Office is on the hunt for tax fraud.

Maryland Senate Passes Criminal Justice Reform Bill After Debate Over Amendments

Maryland Senate Passes Criminal Justice Reform Bill After Debate Over Amendments

While the bill passed unanimously by a vote of 46-0 Thursday, senators from both sides of the aisle voiced concerns about the legislation.