Maryland Dental Action Coalition promotes dental care improvements for Maryland adults

A legislative briefing on Wednesday reviewed the findings the Maryland Dental Action Coalition. The organization told the lawmakers there’s a need for improved access to dental care for adults in the state of Maryland as many are unable to receive treatment only until they are faced with a difficult dental problem. In the 2016 fiscal year, Maryland adults made over 42,000 trips to the emergency room for chronic dental conditions.

Governor Hogan signs fracking ban into law

Governor Larry Hogan signs legislation to ban fracking on Tuesday, making Maryland the third state in the county to do so. The State Senate and House of Delegates overwhelmingly supported the ban before the bill hit the governor’s desk. The bill will go into effect on October 1st when a temporary ban on fracking expires.

Local garden clubs join in decorating the Maryland State House for the holidays

ANNAPOLIS – Garden clubs from around the state joined in decorating some two dozen Christmas trees inside the Maryland State House with themes honoring the 24 jurisdictions in Maryland. Each garden club was then presented with a certificate of appreciation…

Garden Clubs Fill State House With Christmas cheer

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas … everywhere you go. That includes the State House in Annapolis, thanks to the generosity of some local garden clubs.

Historic Senate Chamber Restored in Maryland State House

The historic senate chamber in which George Washington resigned as Commander in Chief has been restored. The arrangement of the furniture reflects the way the room looked on December 23, 1783 according to carefully researched protocols for important Congressional events in the late 18th century.

Maryland Public Information Act Reforms Advancing in Legislature

Stricter enforcement of the Maryland Public Information Act might be on the way with a bill establishing a panel to oversee fees state agencies charge to respond to requests for information.

O’Malley Wistful, Aware of History While Presenting Restoration Progress of Old Senate Chamber

Outgoing Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley expressed gratitude and a sentiment for history Friday morning as he presented the restoration progress of the Old Senate Chamber in the Maryland State House in Annapolis.

Workers Repainting Flaking State House Dome

The scaffolding that has concealed the towering dome on top of the State House since the legislative session ended last April will be taken down in the coming weeks.