The Maryland Court of Appeals ruled in a 5-2 decision that disgraced Sen. Nathaniel Oaks, who in March pleaded guilty to federal corruption charges, must remain on the ballot for the June 26 primary election for the Maryland State Senate seat in the 41st District.
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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.
For what it’s worth, Mike Miller is sorry he stood up for Supreme Court Chief Justice Roger Taney and his complicated past.
A measure that would permanently ban fracking across Maryland has moved one step closer to fruition by escaping, thanks to a Senate committee.
Apparently, Maryland lawmakers don’t like cownose ray hunts much, either.
A longtime Baltimore City delegate who was once forced to resign his seat, but was later elected again, has been appointed to fill the shoes of former state Sen. Lisa Gladden in the upper house of the Maryland Legislature.
Barbara Mikulski was a trailblazer for women in politics from Baltimore, so it’s perhaps fitting that the race to replace her on the Democratic side is coming down to those two constituencies. It’s been a back-and-forth race in every sense of the term, with U.S. Rep Donna Edwards deemed the leader by a slim margin couple weeks ago, and U.S. Rep. Chris Van Hollen reported in the lead this week.
Moments after the Maryland Senate voted Tuesday to override Gov. Larry Hogan’s veto of a felon voting rights bill, which enables those on probation and parole to vote, Marcus Toles was holding his future: A voter registration form.
“It feels fantastic to have our rights restored after we’ve done our time and have a voice,” said Marcus Toles, an ex-felon and member of Communities United, an advocacy group for low-income individuals. “I’m gonna fill this out right now.”