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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.

Van Hollen, Edwards Tied in Maryland Senate Race

Van Hollen, Edwards Tied in Maryland Senate Race

Maryland Democratic candidates Rep. Chris Van Hollen and Rep. Donna Edwards are statistically tied in the race to take over Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski's senate seat, according to an average of the latest polls.

Maryland General Assembly Ends Session With Criminal Justice Reform, but No Tax Cuts

Maryland General Assembly Ends Session With Criminal Justice Reform, but No Tax Cuts

A session marked by tension between the Legislative and Executive Branches ended up being called successful by both.

Maryland House of Delegates Votes to Override 2 Hogan Vetoes

Maryland House of Delegates Votes to Override 2 Hogan Vetoes

This move reflects the sometimes-tense relations between the Republican governor and the Democratic-controlled General Assembly.

Clinton Takes Detour from New York to Court Maryland Democrats

Clinton Takes Detour from New York to Court Maryland Democrats

Former Secretary of State Clinton visits Baltimore, picks up Elijah Cummings' endorsement

Board of Public Works Approves State Funding for Purple Line

Board of Public Works Approves State Funding for Purple Line

The Board of Public Works votes 3-0 to fund the state's share of Metro's Purple Line.

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.

First Lady Plants Final White House Garden

First Lady Plants Final White House Garden

The first lady hosted dozens of students from across the nation to plant the White House garden for the last time as FLOTUS.