A Maryland delegate says a plan by the nation's leading gun rights group to file a lawsuit to overturn the state's recently passed firearms bill is meeting some resistance among activists.
Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley has yet to sign his gun control bill, but gun rights supporters are already gearing up for a referendum that would let voters decide whether they want to keep the sweeping legislation.
Nonviolent offenders in Maryland will be able to cut their time under the supervision of a probation or parole officer with good behavior, as the state joins several others that have adopted the policy as a way to cut administrative costs.
A Maryland ballot question to allow in-state tuition rates for some illegal immigrants would bring more money into the state rather than increasing the burden on taxpayers, according to a study released Monday.
Maryland voters will decide this November whether to allow in-state tuition rates for some illegal immigrants, and activists on both sides of the issue are ramping up efforts to get their message out to the public.
The Maryland House of Delegates appears ready to pass a bill that would give prison inmates time off their sentences for earning high-school diplomas and other degrees, despite complaints from Republicans and some Democrats that the measure extends an undeserved privilege to some of the state's worst criminals.
Two House panels on Tuesday passed Gov. Martin O'Malley's same-sex marriage bill, sending it to the chamber floor with help from Maryland's first Republican delegate to speak in favor of the legislation.
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A Maryland delegate is lashing out at Gov. Martin O'Malley for calling many Republicans "immigrant bashers" whose attitudes toward illegal immigrants are motivated by "thinly veiled racism."