A Maryland judge on Thursday denied a temporary restraining order that would have prevented Maryland State Police from using outside agency employees to process a backlog of gun applications.
Delegate Tiffany T. Alston could be removed from office because she was convicted Tuesday of charges of using $800 in state funds to pay an employee at her law firm.
A Maryland jury could decide as soon as Tuesday whether to convict Delegate Tiffany T. Alston on charges that she used $800 in state funds to pay a former employee for work performed for her law firm.
The woman whom Delegate Tiffany T. Alston is accused of paying illegally with state funds testified Wednesday that she received the money for legitimate work as a legislative clerk and not for work at the delegate's law firm as prosecutors claim.
An immigrant advocacy group filed a lawsuit Monday seeking to uphold a recently enacted Maryland law that would allow some illegal immigrants to receive tuition breaks.