Mr. O'Malley, a Democrat, signed the orders this month allowing in-home health care workers and child care workers to form unions.
The General Assembly had rejected both proposals.
The orders are similar to one Gov. Parris N. Glendening, a Democrat, signed in 1996 allowing state workers to unionize, and Maryland’s high court upheld the order. However, it is not clear whether the ruling applies to child care providers and in-home health care providers.
A spokeswoman for Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler, a Democrat, said they had received Mr. Impallaria’s request and were reviewing it.
Police identify body on beach
The body that washed up on Conquest Beach in June has been identified as that of a 62-year-old man from Minnesota, Delaware State Police said.
Police said fingerprints led them to Robert Michaels, 62, of Minneapolis, but they have not been able to contact his next of kin.
On June 19, police said Mr. Michaels‘ naked body was found face down at about 8 a.m. He had a long white beard and long hair.
The police investigation found that he had criminal records in New Hampshire, California and Idaho. Police said he was listed as a transient in the arrest records.
From wire dispatches and staff reports