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Hot House: Waterfront peninsula house in former African-American resort community

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Hot House: 1291 Hollywood Avenue, Annapolis, MD 21403

Modern, farmhouse-style waterfront house, circa 2000, with asphalt roof, vinyl siding, concrete slab foundation. Five bedrooms, four and a half baths over 7,210 sq. ft. Private peninsula with 310 feet of shoreline, waterfront pool, large pier and eight feet of MLW (mean low water). Docking for multiple large boats. Completely updated and move-in ready. Double-height entrance foyer, nine-foot ceilings, two glass fireplaces. Open plan main floor with living room, family room, large gourmet eat-in kitchen. Main floor master suite with dressing area, marble bath and glass shower. Third floor “lighthouse room” with beacon. All with water views. Zoned heat and central air, driveway for three cars, one-acre property: $2,995,000 

Open House: Sunday, April 7, 2-4 p.m.

General Assembly passes bill expanding state’s medical cannabis industry with 20 new licenses

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Photo by Sam Sutch, via Wikimedia Commons

Maryland’s medical marijuana pipeline is set for growth—and hopefully, more equitable racial representation–following the Senate’s passage of a bill Monday that would create 20 new growing or processing licenses and update the business-application process to account for race.

With time waning, legislators stall on proposal to ban water lien tax sales in Baltimore

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With less than a week left in Maryland’s 2018 legislative session, water-rights advocates are growing restless about the fate of proposed legislation that would ban sales of Baltimoreans’ properties at auction due to water bill-related debt.

Q&A: Rich Madaleno discusses his tenure in Annapolis, the $15 minimum wage fight and his campaign to be Maryland’s next governor

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Image courtesy of Madaleno for Maryland

Among the eight candidates running for the Democratic gubernatorial nomination this June, only state Sen. Rich Madaleno (D-Montgomery County) and Del. Rushern Baker (D-Prince George’s County, from 1994-2003) have ever served in a state-level elected office. A resident of Kensington, an affluent suburb several miles north of the D.C.-Maryland border, Madaleno is now in his 16th year in Annapolis–a quality that he says makes him the most qualified contestant to beat Gov. Larry Hogan in the November election.

Md. lawmakers want to boost sanctions for murder-for-hire

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By Zach Shapiro

ANNAPOLIS, Maryland — Murder-for-hire is a misdemeanor in Maryland, and prosecutors have just three years to bring charges. State lawmakers from both parties want to change that.

Md. Senate Votes to Delay Sick Leave Bill’s Implementation Until July

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Maryland’s new paid sick leave law is nearly on the books, but a proposal to delay its implementation until the summer has advanced in Annapolis.

Md. Senate Unanimously Passes Bill to Let Women Revoke Accused Rapists’ Parental Rights

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Photo by Kevin Galens, via Flickr

A bill that would allow female rape victims to legally revoke the parental rights of their assailants passed unanimously in the Maryland State Senate today.

Greenlaurel: Tackling Trump’s Environmental Mess, Maryland Legislators Propose Important Eco-Bills in 2018

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In one short year, Trump has reversed more than 60 federal environmental regulations. The gutting of federal green regulations makes state-level environmental legislation proposed in this year’s Maryland General Assembly session that much more critical.

Hogan Proposes Two-Term Limits for Md. General Assembly

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Still via Gov. Larry Hogan/Facebook

Gov. Larry Hogan says he’s going after the “professional politician” in the State House.

Opponents are Lining Up Against Franchot’s Beer Bill

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Comptroller Peter Franchot hoists a beer with Maryland brewers. Image Courtesy of Comptroller Peter Franchot’s Facebook.

After a months-long process of forming a task force on the state’s beer laws and holding meetings, Comptroller Peter Franchot released proposals in December 2016 for loosening restrictions on Maryland’s craft breweries.

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