Several Republican lawmakers voiced persisting opposition to Gov. Martin O’Malley’s measure to raise the Maryland minimum wage to $10.10 an hour, proposing a slew of changes to the bill on that would chip away at many of its provisions.
After Gov. Martin O’Malley delivered his final State of the State address on Thursday, Maryland lawmakers responded.
Several Maryland delegates are preparing to argue to keep the death penalty for certain aggravating circumstances. The death penalty repeal bill will be debated in the House Wednesday.
The Maryland House of Delegates preliminarily approved Gov. Martin O’Malley’s offshore wind energy bill Wednesday, and will take a final vote soon. A similar bill is in the Senate.
A bill meant to ease liability for pit bull dog owners and landlords was criticized by victims’ families, dog advocates, attorneys and legislators Wednesday at a House Judiciary Committee hearing.