Senate Discusses Bill on Funding for After School Programs

The Senate votes preliminary approval for the Maryland Extended Day and Summer Enhancement Program that would fund after-school and summer programs for students in low income schools

State-Mandated Sick Leave Debate Draws Crowd and Controversy

More than 100 people overflow the Senate Finance Committee hearing to weigh in on bill requiring paid time off.

Bill Would Make Md. Second State in the Nation to Require Paid Sick Leave

Maryland could become the second state in the nation to pass a statewide, paid sick leave law.

Holidays Like Irish-American Month did not make Maryland Calendars this Year

A number of bills that would have mandated new holidays or commemorations, like Irish-American Month, failed to get through the House and Senate this year.

Maryland Women’s Caucus Returns With New Tubman Legislation

After a failed attempt last year to put a Harriet Tubman statue in Congress’ Statuary Hall, the Maryland women’s caucus is trying again to get the state native what they feel is her due representation in national history.