Brewpubs and Beer Drinkers Could Benefit From Recent Legislative Measure

Legislative measures awaiting Gov. Martin O’Malley’s approval could allow microbreweries to bottle and sell their beer for customers to take home.

Gubernatorial Candidates Divided On How To Adjust or Cut State Taxes

All seven major gubernatorial candidates are taking a stance on one of Maryland’s hot-button issues: taxes. They propose adjustments or cuts to both corporate and personal income taxes, and two GOP candidates favor eliminating personal income taxes altogether

Maryland Lawmakers Crack Open Official State Sandwich Legislation

Some Maryland lawmakers are pushing legislation to make the soft-shell crab sandwich the state’s official sandwich for the second year in a row.

Maryland Senate Passes Marijuana Decriminalization Bill

The Maryland Senate voted in favor of legislation to lessen the penalty for possession and use of small amounts of marijuana in the state.

House Passes Estate Tax Exemption Increase

The Maryland House of Delegates overwhelmingly passes bipartisan legislation to raise the state’s estate tax threshold.

Legislative Proposal Could Give The Wealthy A Break From Estate Taxes

Opponents of the measure told lawmakers that the bipartisan proposal amounted to a tax break for Maryland’s wealthiest citizens.

Seafood Labeling Legislation Could Pose Problems For Maryland Restaurants

Legislation proposed in the House to impose tighter regulations on seafood labeling could prove costly and impractical for Maryland restaurants.

Bipartisan Tax Relief Measures Proposed in Maryland

Senate and House committees are weighing bipartisan legislation that could lower state income and sales tax rates, and raise the estate tax exemption threshold.

Gansler Received Campaign Funding From Attorney General’s Office Affiliates

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Attorney General Doug Gansler received campaign funding last year from individuals and businesses who have done work with the Attorney General’s Office.

O’Malley Signs Retroactive Health Insurance Bill

Gov. Martin O’Malley signed the emergency health care bill that will allow residents to retroactively enroll for coverage under the Maryland Health Insurance Plan after glitches plagued the exchange website.