The Maryland Senate is moving forward with plans to debate a gay-marriage bill this week and could vote on it next week.
A group of Maryland senators are proposing an alternative to Gov. Martin O'Malley's budget plan.
D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray is calling this weekend's vote by Republicans in the House to cut funding for federal programs "devastating" and could have a deep impact on residents in D.C.
A bill to permit an option of castration for chronically violent sex offenders in Virginia is moving forward in the General Assembly after passing through the Senate this week.
In Maryland, panhandlers and anyone else seeking to solicit money on roadsides would have to get a permit under a bill being debated in the General Assembly.
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