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Sen. Carter says there is no ‘public utility’ to locking up Pugh

@BryanRenbaum bryan@marylandreporter.com A day after federal prosecutors called for sending former Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh to prison for nearly five years, state Sen. Jill Carter, D-Baltimore City, said she does not believe there is any “public utility” to locking up […]

Sen. Carter says there is no ‘public utility’ to locking up Pugh

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@BryanRenbaum bryan@marylandreporter.com A day after federal prosecutors called for sending former Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh to prison for nearly five years, state Sen. Jill Carter, D-Baltimore City, said she does not believe there is any “public utility” to locking up […]

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Sen. Carter says progressive grassroots support could help her win

@BryanRenbaum bryan@marylandreporter.com Sen. Jill Carter, D-Baltimore City, came in third place in last week’s Democratic special congressional primary but she said progressive grassroots support may be enough to put her over the

Frosh emphasizes his support for legislation to ban flavored tobacco products

@BryanRenbaum bryan@marylandreporter.com Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh took aim at the tobacco industry on Thursday in emphasizing his support for legislation that would end the sale of all flavored tobacco products

Hogan implores legislators to address violent crime in Baltimore during State of State address

@BryanRenbaum bryan@marylandreporter.com Gov. Larry Hogan implored members of the Maryland General Assembly during his annual State of the State address on Wednesday to pass a series of bills his administration has

Gun-control activists urge passage of background-checks bill

@BryanRenbaum bryan@marylandreporter.com Hundreds of gun-control advocates converged on Annapolis on Thursday to urge passage of legislation that would require background checks for secondary transfers of rifles and shotguns. The legislation is on its second

Baltimore Police representatives say officers are warming to consent decree

@BryanRenbaum bryan@marylandreporter.com Representatives of the Baltimore Police Department on Monday told members of a state panel charged with review and oversight of relations between police and the communities they serve that

Sen. Feldman: Bill would establish commission to study Maryland’s tax code

@BryanRenbaum bryan@marylandreporter.com Sen. Brian Feldman, D-Montgomery, introduced a bill that is scheduled for a hearing next week, which calls to establish a commission to study Maryland’s tax code and make recommendations

Hearing on school-construction funding highlights desperate state of some schools

@Bryan Renbaum bryan@marylandreporter.com County and city leaders highlighted the desperate state of some of the schools in their communities to a panel of Maryland lawmakers on Thursday. Their testimony was in support

Bipartisan support for Maryland businesses on full display at Chamber event

@Bryan Renbaum bryan@marylandreporter.comBipartisan support for Maryland’s business community was on full display Wednesday in Annapolis at a conference hosted by the Maryland Chamber of Commerce where lawmakers and members of

Sponsors of vetoed Dream Act bill defend their legislation

@Bryan Renbaum bryan@marylandreporter.com The House and Senate sponsors of vetoed legislation that would provide tuition exemptions for certain undocumented immigrants in Maryland say the bill seeks to clarify existing law rather

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