A bill passed in the Maryland House that clarifies sexting laws to include lesser punishments for juveniles who send illicit photos of themselves to peers.
Located blocks from the Statehouse, the CNS Annapolis bureau has more reporters dedicated to covering Maryland politics and policy than any other news organization in Maryland.
A bill in the Senate would reform a Maryland commission to reflect the diversity within the state and expand its duties to help vulnerable communities affected by environmental justice issues.
Included a police-reform legislative package is SB0786, which would transfer control of the Baltimore Police Department from the state to the city for the first time in almost 160 years.
Lawmakers push for an immigration bill that would end collaboration with ICE in Maryland and prevent local law enforcement from inquiring about an individual’s place of birth.
Maryland legislators have introduced a bill in the state’s General Assembly that could allow for increased protections for college athletes as well as for them to profit off of their name, image and likeness.
Maryland legislators have begun to discuss regulation of the state’s newly approved legalized sports betting market, which includes mobile wagering.
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 series of bills aimed at improving mental health care systems in Maryland are under consideration in the Maryland General Assembly.
A bill introduced in the Maryland General Assembly would grant public high school senior athletes an added year of eligibility to make up for the challenges and interruptions that the coronavirus pandemic brought.