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Gov. Larry Hogan's Budget Reconciliation and Financing Act of 2015, a bill that includes 32 pages of various funding initiatives -- on spending, tax, and mandate cuts, as well as fund transfers -- had its first hearing Tuesday.
Three members of the Maryland congressional delegation agreed with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu about the importance of the American-Israeli alliance after Netanyahu’s address to a joint meeting of Congress.
Rep. Chris Van Hollen, D-Kensington, has reintroduced legislation designed to curb pollution by reducing carbon emissions while providing grants to Americans to offset higher energy costs.
Rep. Steny Hoyer apologized Friday for calling House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy a “coward” Thursday night, the peak of a week of strong rhetoric from Hoyer as Democrats and Republicans sparred over homeland security funding and immigration policy.
Annapolis Delegate Herb McMillan is asking the General Assembly to pass his bill that would allow motorists to warm up their unoccupied vehicles long as the vehicle is locked and on private property.
Initiative 71 makes it legal for anyone over 21 in Washington, D.C. to possess up to two ounces of marijuana and to grow up to six marijuana plants in their homes. The marijuana must be consumed on private property and cannot be sold, but rather must be traded or shared.