May 22, 2018

The public wants a caretaker' to replace Kamenetz

An influential lawmaker says the Baltimore County Council should avoid naming a councilmember to succeed the late County Executive Kevin Kamenetz and instead pick a caretaker — namely Chief of Staff Donald Mohler.

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March 23, 2018

Senate panel weighs bills to prevent school violence

With the sting of a Maryland teenager’s on-campus shooting death still fresh, a Senate committee Friday heard testimony on legislation to mandate that each school board form a team of experts to assess safety threats, require a safety officer at every public school and ensure local police chiefs to have a role in approving gun purchases.

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March 22, 2018

Landlords with lead-tainted units could lose rights to evict under Maryland bill

Eviction courts could take on a greater role in the decades-long effort to prevent lead poisoning under a pending bill in the Maryland Senate that would allow judges to toss out eviction requests from landlords who can't prove their properties are safe from the hazardous paint.

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March 21, 2018

Senate, House pass bills requiring prison pregnancy policies

ANNAPOLIS – Legislation to require state and local prisons to have written policies regarding pregnant inmates' medical care has passed the Senate and House of Delegates and appears headed to Gov. Larry Hogan's desk pending additional, procedural votes.

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January 10, 2018

Senator Kelley Quoted in 'Concerns Persist Over School System For Juvenile Offenders'

Various systematic issues within the Maryland's Juvenile Services Education System have consistently interfered with students receiving instruction at the same quality as that available to pupils in traditional public schools, according to quarterly reports from an independent monitoring unit.

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