Legislative ethics committee works to create criteria for recognizing caucuses

Latino caucus, formed within the last year, is under consideration for staff and funding from the General Assembly.

Maryland’s Women’s Caucus Welcomes First Male Legislators

For the first time in its 43 year history, the Women Legislators of Maryland Caucus has male legislators seated around the table.

Md. Lawmakers Aim to Increase Penalty for Strangulation

In an effort to increase the penalty for non-fatal strangulation, Maryland legislators are scheduled to hear a bill next week that would make the action a first-degree offense.

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.