On a day normally marked by last-minute legislative squabbles and compromises, balloons and confetti, Maryland lawmakers and the governor tempered their politics to mourn a beloved leader.
Students in Maryland public schools who fail required vision screenings and do not receive recommended services would be provided free eye examinations and eyeglasses by a new Maryland Department of Health program, under legislation expected to be heard by a Senate committee on Wednesday.
Middle and high school students in Maryland may be allowed to learn a programming language to fulfill foreign language requirements under a bill with bipartisan support that is scheduled to be heard Friday in the House Ways and Means committee.
The Maryland House on Thursday passed a measure that would give terminally ill patients six months from death the option to end their lives by taking prescribed lethal medication.
Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan’s plan to reduce traffic on I-270, the Capital Beltway and the Baltimore-Washington Parkway by adding private lanes could be further delayed if state legislation requiring local approval is passed.
A bill in the Maryland General Assembly would allow people with a terminal illness six months from the estimated time of their death to end their lives with a lethal dose of prescribed medicine.
Maryland Governor Larry Hogan Tuesday previewed his budget plan for FY19. Hogan’s budget includes no new taxes, increases funding for education and protects Marylanders from changes in the federal tax code.