Annapolis Quiet at Start of House Gun Debate

The House of Delegates is expected to vote this week on Gov. Martin O’Malley’s gun control bill.

Small Businesses Say They will be Hurt by Maryland Gas Tax Increases

Business owners say they will be hurt by Gov. Martin O’Malley’s gas tax, which passed the Senate Friday.

House Votes to Repeal Death Penalty, Governor’s Signature Next

The Maryland House voted 82-56 Friday in favor of repealing the death penalty. Once Gov. Martin O’Malley signs the bill, Maryland will become the 18th state to abolish capital punishment.

Some Rural Democrats Joining Republicans in Opposition to Gas Tax Plan

Some rural Democrats joining Republicans in opposition to Gov. Martin O’Malley’s gas tax plan.

Offshore Wind Passes in Senate, Gov. O’Malley’s Signature Next

Gov. Martin O’Malley’s offshore wind energy bill was approved by the Senate Friday. The legislation will funnel ratepayer subsidies toward the construction of a wind power farm 10 to 30 miles off the coast of Ocean City.

Offshore Wind Farm Nears Success in Senate

Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller Jr., pushed Gov. Martin O’Malley’s offshore wind energy bill closer to passage Thursday, with several amendments pending and several having already failed. A final vote could come Friday or Monday.

Senate Poised to Vote for Repeal of Death Penalty, House of Delegates Next

After three days of debates on amendments, the Maryland Senate is expected to pass a bill to repeal the death penalty Wednesday.

After Passing in the Senate, O’Malley Gun Bill Goes to House

Gun control supporters and Second Amendment advocates testified in front of two House committees about Gov. Martin O’Malley’s gun control legislation Friday. It’s companion bill passed the Senate Thursday.

Gun Rights Proponents, Gun Control Advocates, Take to Annapolis

Gun rights supporters and gun control advocates took to Annapolis Friday as Gov. Martin O’Malley’s gun control legislation was introduced in the House.

Amendments to Gun Control Bill Narrow Definition of Assault Rifle, Reduce Training Requirements

The Senate approved a series of amendments Wednesday to Gov. Martin O’Malley’s gun control legislation.