After serving 19 years in prison after being wrongfully convicted of attempted murder, a man will be awarded more than $1.6 million in compensation from the state of Maryland.
A Maryland bill would repeal certain disqualifications for serving on a jury, and proponents argue that it is centered around re-enfranchisement.
Maryland is expanding its vaccine rollout just as the country faces what Gov. Larry Hogan, R, described as a “race between variants and vaccines.”
In support of a bill that would make “Juneteenth” a state and employee-paid holiday, a Maryland Delegate on Monday gave an impassioned speech, which ended with a standing ovation from some colleagues.
A bill banning firearms at polling sites in Maryland is advancing in the state Legislature, and advocates say it is necessary to stop voter intimidation.
Unemployment claims in Maryland have increased greatly since the start of the pandemic, and more than half filed since January were found to be fraudulent.
A bill essentially legalizing recreational use of cannabis in Maryland would be an important step toward addressing social equity and racial injustices, advocates said.
Drug and alcohol related fatalities in Maryland have increased since the pandemic, and minority communities were hit the hardest, according to a recent report.
Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot, D, expects 98% of all relief payments to be processed and in eligible people’s bank accounts as early as Friday.