As Maryland’s legislative session comes to an end, Capital News Service sat down with three representatives to talk about their time in the political sphere and ask what comes after their combined 52 years of service in the State House.
Maryland lawmakers worked through bills and meetings to close the 2019 state legislative session on Sine Die, despite the somber mood set by Speaker Michael Busch’s death.
On a day normally marked by last-minute legislative squabbles and compromises, balloons and confetti, Maryland lawmakers and the governor tempered their politics to mourn a beloved leader.
For a number of members of the General Assembly, the last night of the session marked the end of their legislative career. For some, it’s the end of politics and for others it means a change in political direction.
The 90 day legislative session in Maryland ended Monday night at the stroke of midnight. Lawmakers rushed through bills trying to get as many through before the midnight deadline.
The Maryland General Assembly’s 90 day session has come to a close and several key pieces of legislation are heading to the governor’s desk.
Maryland’s State Senate considers legislation that supporters say will close loopholes and guarantee equal pay for equal work.
At midnight on April 8th, the majority leader in both houses of the Maryland General Assembly announced “sine die,” the end of the 90-day session. So how did Governor O’Malley’s final legislative agenda fare?