Gov. Martin O’Malley’s offshore wind energy bill was approved by the Senate Friday. The legislation will funnel ratepayer subsidies toward the construction of a wind power farm 10 to 30 miles off the coast of Ocean City.
Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller Jr., pushed Gov. Martin O’Malley’s offshore wind energy bill closer to passage Thursday, with several amendments pending and several having already failed. A final vote could come Friday or Monday.
After three days of debates on amendments, the Maryland Senate is expected to pass a bill to repeal the death penalty Wednesday.
The Maryland Senate Thursday voted 25-22 to approve same-sex marriage, sending the bill to the desk of Gov. Martin O’Malley.
The Maryland Senate is on the verge of approving same-sex marriage after considering a slew of amendments Thursday morning and pushing the legislation to a final vote later in the day.
The Maryland Senate appears on the verge of approving same-sex marriage after considering a slew of amendments Thursday morning and pushing the legislation to a vote later in the day.
Despite reassurances from Gov. Martin O’Malley that additional consumer fees would be capped at $2 a month under his wind farm proposal, a number of senators said Tuesday they are still concerned that tapping into offshore wind would cost too much.
Salisbury-based AC Wind is poised to benefit from the newest iteration of Gov. Martin O’Malley’s offshore wind farming bill.
After failing in last year’s legislative session, Gov. Martin O’Malley is trying again with a new bill that would make offshore wind farming a viable energy source in Maryland.
Eastern Shore delegates told a state official Friday that Gov. Martin O’Malley’s PlanMaryland, which seeks to control sprawl, amounts to centralized planning and will restrict the private property rights of rural residents.