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Maryland State Senate
Latest Maryland State Senate Items
The Maryland Senate is preparing to take up the embattled nomination of its new Department of Natural Resources secretary.
Joseph Gill's appointment as secretary of the Department of Natural Resources has cleared the Maryland Senate.
Transgender-rights supporters in Maryland are hoping that this will be the year they get a nondiscrimination law enacted to safeguard their rights in society. But a provision involving "public accommodations" — including rest rooms, showers, lockers and dressing rooms — has drawn an outcry.
The Maryland Senate passed legislation on Tuesday to prevent discrimination against people who are transgender.
The Maryland Senate has approved a measure that would hold dog owners liable for bites, but give owners a chance to rebut a presumption of liability in court.
The Maryland Senate has passed a measure allowing wagering on games of chance at home.
The Maryland Senate is scheduled to hold a hearing on a proposed minimum wage increase.
The Maryland Senate on Thursday approved a measure to allow drug users to get more than one clean needle at one time in Baltimore's exchange program.
The Maryland Senate on Friday delayed a vote on the nomination of Joseph Gill to be the secretary of the Maryland Department of Natural Resources, after an Eastern Shore senator raised questions about a conversation the interim secretary had with the head of the Maryland Waterman's Association about a bill watermen oppose.