Biden: ‘America is on the move again’; wants $2 trillion to aid families

In his first address to a joint session of Congress, President Joe Biden on Wednesday urged Congress to pass a nearly $2 trillion plan to help American families – spending that would build on his administration’s efforts during his first…

Legislation for control of the Baltimore Police moves to the House

Included a police-reform legislative package is SB0786, which would transfer control of the Baltimore Police Department from the state to the city for the first time in almost 160 years.

Bill establishes Maryland police use of force requirements

A new bill addressing the use of force by police officers in Maryland was introduced at the Maryland General Assembly part of a growing police reform initiative.

Maryland delegates consider rolling back protections for law enforcement

Lawmakers could repeal some of the strongest protections for law enforcement officers in the nation.

Bill could make Maryland police discipline records public

The general public would have access to a police officer’s disciplinary record in some cases under a bill in the General Assembly in Maryland.

Community Trust of Police Requires Reforms, Experts Say

Nationwide reform of law enforcement practices is critical to restoring community trust in the police, officials said at a congressional forum Wednesday afternoon.