O’Malley Aims to Expand School Breakfast Program

Gov. Martin O’Malley said he’s included $1.8 million in his proposed budget towards expanding a program that feeds breakfast to students.

Senate Committee Advances Gov. O’Malley’s Gun Control Legislation

The Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee Thursday moved gun control legislation one step closer to passage in a 7 to 4 vote.

Death Penalty Proponents Question Fate of Inmates on Death Row

Proposed death penalty repeal brings into question fate of three inmates sentenced to death in the early 1980’s, when life without parole was not on the books.

Gun Control Crusader Sarah Brady Visits Annapolis and Praises Gov. O’Malley’s Gun Proposals

Sarah Brady, spokeswoman for the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence and wife of former White House Press Secretary James Brady, called Gov. Martin O’Malley’s decision to beef up restrictions of firearm access by the mentally ill “very important.”

One Step Closer to Offshore Wind Farms in Maryland

The Maryland House of Delegates preliminarily approved Gov. Martin O’Malley’s offshore wind energy bill Wednesday, and will take a final vote soon. A similar bill is in the Senate.

Sen. President Miller, Republican “Neanderthals,” Spar Over Gas Tax

Republicans call Senate President Thomas V. “Mike” Miller Jr.’s gas tax plan irresponsible. Miller disagrees and compares them to Neanderthals.

O’Malley’s Makes Push for Veterans Full Employment Act

Gov. Martin O’Malley addressed the Senate Hearing Committee on Education Health and Environmental Affairs regarding a bill that would break down barriers of employment some recently returned veterans face.

Gov. O’Malley Urges Death Penalty Repeal

Gov. Martin O’Malley told senators the death penalty is expensive and ineffective and Maryland should become the 18th state to abolish it.

Capital Punishment Already Effectively Dead in Maryland, Some Prosecutors Say

Ahead of next week’s hearing of a bill supported by Gov. Martin O’Malley that would repeal the death penalty in Maryland, some state’s attorneys argue the ultimate punishment already doesn’t really exist in the state.

Gov. O’Malley Announces Plan to Improve Maryland’s Partnership with Feds

Gov. O’Malley and members of the state’s Federal Facilities Advisory Board released a report spelling out a series of recommendations that Maryland can use to spur job creation, innovation and economic growth through partnerships with the federal government.