Those experiencing homlessness are an extremely vulnerable community, during a pandemic, they’re at even greater risk. Here’s how Maryland is trying to combat the problem.
Releasing balloons in the sky may very soon become illegal in Maryland. House bill 391 hopes to eliminate balloon pollution as well as the threat they pose to wildlife. The bill passed through both chambers and is on the governor’s desk.
Multiple bills going through the General Assembly look to improve accessibility for disabled voters in Maryland.
A bill passing through the Maryland General Assembly could stop local governments from regulating lemonade stands, allowing minors to serve nonalcoholic drinks on private property without restriction.
Lawmakers are pushing for the passage of the Juvenile Restoration Act, which will prohibit the Maryland judiciary from sentencing a minor to life without parole, and allow those who have served a minimum of 20 years to petition for a sentence reduction. The bill is receiving widespread support from advocacy groups and celebrities across the county.