The Maryland Senate overrode vetoes from Gov. Larry Hogan, R, on four bills Tuesday. The bills, one of which mandates that licensed firearm dealers facilitate most transactions involving rifles and shotguns, comprised yet another round of veto overrides this session.
After Governor Hogan on Wednesday vetoed a $15 minimum wage in Maryland, the House and the Senate less than 24 hours later voted to override the veto. As a result, the first increase will kick in January 1, 2020, when the minimum wage will become $11 an hour. It will reach $15 in 2026.
Governor Larry Hogan signed seven bills while two of his vetoes were overridden. Meanwhile, Maryland joined 19 other states to sue the federal government over citizenship questions on the 2020 census.
ANNAPOLIS, Maryland — Republican Gov. Larry Hogan on Wednesday vetoed a bill that would strip the state’s Board of Public Works of its power to oversee school construction funding, and was particularly aimed to take power away from Comptroller Peter…
ANNAPOLIS, Maryland–Governor Hogan has followed through on a threat vetoing legislation approved by the legislature that restricts the state’s ability to get involved with under-performing schools.The bill, called the “PROTECT OUR SCHOOLS ACT,” It passed with comfortable margins in both…
ANNAPOLIS, Maryland – The state Senate voted Thursday morning to override Gov. Larry Hogan’s 2016 veto of the Clean Energy Jobs bill, 32 to 13, after the House voted 85 to 51 Tuesday to override the measure.