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The Maryland State House is located in Annapolis and is the oldest state capitol in continuous legislative use, dating to 1772. It houses the Maryland General Assembly. The capitol has the distinction of being topped by the largest wooden dome built without nails in the nation. The current building, which was designated a National Historic Landmark in 1968 is the third statehouse to stand on the site. The building is administered by the State House Trust, which was created in 1969. - Source: Wikipedia
Gun control advocates in Maryland were bracing for an inevitable challenge to a law giving the state some of the strictest weapons prohibitions in the nation, even as they gathered Thursday to applaud Gov. Martin O'Malley for signing the bill he shepherded through the General Assembly.
First lady Michelle Obama visited the Naval Academy and the State House in Annapolis Wednesday to bring national attention to a Maryland law aimed at helping veterans gain professional credentials.
Farmers rode their tractors on the streets of the state capital on Tuesday to draw attention to a measure that would repeal a law designed to fight pollution by limiting the growth of septic systems in Maryland.
Opponents of gun control legislation are demonstrating next to the Maryland State House.
The cross-country celebration of Ronald Reagan and his 100th birthday anniversary this year didn't exactly get a tour date in the Maryland State House.
Maryland must focus on the job-creating potential of the state's economy with innovations in life sciences, biotechnology, aerospace and cybersecurity to thrive in "a period of profound economic change," Democratic Gov. Martin O'Malley said Wednesday in his second inaugural address.