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Topic - Nancy Jacobs
Maryland lawmakers are considering a bill to require that speed cameras provide clear photographic evidence of infractions, after numerous occasions where camera systems have ticketed drivers who appeared in photos to be traveling within the speed limit.
A Washington Times analysis of newly released Federal Election Commission records found 70 House races and two Senate races where one candidate raised the most money from within the state, but the opponent raised the most overall thanks to out-of-state donations.
A new ethics law will require state lawmakers next year to post certain disclosure forms online, but it won't do nearly as much as the law's sponsors originally intended.
In the wake of the Penn State football scandal, a Maryland state senator is considering legislation to toughen the state's penalties against adults who fail to report suspected child abuse.
State Senate Minority Leader Nancy Jacobs said Thursday she is stepping down as leader of her party's Senate delegation to consider running for higher office.
Maryland congressional redistricting plans separate from Gov. Martin O'Malley's map will be considered on their own at a hearing in next week's special session — not only as amendments to the governor's proposal, aides to the presiding officers of the General Assembly said Friday.
From fast-track hirings to campaign finance irregularities to one-too-many erasures on standardized tests, various D.C. officials -- or at least the folks they oversee -- have come under scrutiny by federal inspectors.
Opponents of a Maryland same-sex marriage bill are preparing for its passage in the General Assembly by directing their efforts to a referendum that would delay implementation of the measure until December 2012 at the earliest.
The Maryland Senate on Thursday evening approved a bill legalizing same-sex marriage in the state, sending the issue to the House of Delegates where a similar measure is scheduled for debate beginning Friday.
ANNAPOLIS — Local officials from across Maryland yesterday pledged to work together to prepare for an influx of workers under the Base Realignment and Closure plan.
"I think it's really important to people who have family members that might have cancer to be able to do this," said Sen. Nancy Jacobs, Harford Republican who voted in favor of this year's legislation.
"There's this huge disconnect because you've got Montgomery County, Baltimore and Prince George's County controlling the state," said Sen. Nancy Jacobs, Harford Republican. "I've been [in the Senate] 19 years and it's not the same legislature by a long shot."