Total pedestrian fatalities in the D.C. region increased during the first six months of 2013, compared to the same period the year prior, according to a nationwide study released today by the Governor's Highway Safety Association.
Montgomery County Del. Luiz Simmons has proposed a bill that would allow to separate state gun databases to talk to each other, a fix he says would help stop violent felons from getting their hands on guns.
While the statewide minimum wage hike made it through Maryland House of Delegates after a first vote, it faces shakier prospects in the Senate, where legislators are more skeptical of paying workers $10.10 an hour.
A panel of Maryland lawmakers has voted to increase the state's minimum wage from $7.25 an hour to $10.10 an hour over three years, but lawmakers stripped out a proposal to index future increases to inflation.
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