O’Malley Pushes Minimum Wage Increase in his Last State of the State Address

O’Malley urged members of the Maryland General Assembly to pass legislation increasing the state’s minimum wage to $10.10 an hour, telling lawmakers that a thriving middle class is the key to a thriving economy.

Legislators’ Reactions To Gov. O’Malley’s Address

After Gov. Martin O’Malley delivered his final State of the State address on Thursday, Maryland lawmakers responded.

Senate Poised to Vote for Repeal of Death Penalty, House of Delegates Next

After three days of debates on amendments, the Maryland Senate is expected to pass a bill to repeal the death penalty Wednesday.

O’Malley’s Budget Targets Maryland’s Highest Earners

Gov. Martin O’Malley is proposing capping income tax deductions and rolling back income tax exemptions for Maryland’s highest earners as part of his plan to close the $1 billion hole in the state’s $14 billion operating budget.

Supporters Pushing Medical Marijuana in Maryland

Less than a year after providing a legal defense for the possession of medical marijuana, proponents are now pushing for Maryland to legalize the drug for licensed patients.