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Hogan, Young, Democratic state legislators continue back-and-forth comments about violent crime in Baltimore

Gov. Larry Hogan announces the redesignation of the bills in his violent crime package as emergency legislation Thursday. Photo courtesy of Governor’s Office.

Frustrated with the lack of movement on proposals he submitted to combat violent crime in Baltimore, Gov. Larry Hogan redesignated the four bills as emergency legislation today, saying “there can be no more excuses or delays” for not taking action.

“We need to stop playing politics,” he said at a press conference today. “Pass these bills, get them to my desk so I can sign them and we can begin. Stop the killings and get these violent shooters and murderers off the streets and behind bars so that the people of Baltimore can take back their communities once and for all.”

Hogan Takes Another Whack at Paid Sick Leave with ‘Compromise Proposal’

Still via Gov. Larry Hogan/Facebook

Despite his controversial veto just six months ago, Gov. Larry Hogan still has paid sick leave on his mind.

Gov. Hogan Will Fulfill His Pledge to Veto the Paid Sick Leave Bill that Finally Passed

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Making good on a two-month old promise, Maryland’s governor today vetoed a bill that would have required small businesses across the state to give employees paid sick leave.

Maryland’s Community Solar Bill is a Ray of Hope

Maryland's new community solar law means residents can invest together and buy solar at a remote location.
Maryland’s new community solar law allows residents to invest together and buy solar at a remote location. The solar energy is then credited back to their utility bill.

Maryland’s recently signed “community solar” legislation and Tesla’s new solar battery have paved the way for sun-powered energy to become a reality for all Marylanders.  This is good news for your pocketbook, and also great news for our it’s-getting-hot-in-here climate.