GovBeat: maryland


Posted at 11:35 AM ET, 01/30/2014

150 years later, Maryland will try to rescind slavery amendment

The state Senate will take up a bill to rescind ratification of the so-called “shadow” 13th Amendment.

By Reid Wilson  |  11:35 AM ET, 01/30/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Maryland, States

Posted at 02:24 PM ET, 01/15/2014

Maryland’s O’Malley will push for minimum wage hike

The governor will use his last legislative session to promote the wage hike.

By Reid Wilson  |  02:24 PM ET, 01/15/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Maryland, minimum wage, States

Posted at 12:05 PM ET, 01/06/2014

Session Preview: Maryland, where politics comes first

Politics will dominate as Democrats jockey for position.

By Reid Wilson  |  12:05 PM ET, 01/06/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  affordable care act, health care, Maryland, minimum wage, obamacare, session preview, States

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 12/22/2013

Half of Maryland’s tweeting lawmakers aren’t properly disclosing their accounts

By Niraj Chokshi  |  09:00 AM ET, 12/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  legislature, Maryland

Posted at 09:05 AM ET, 12/09/2013

Northeastern states will press Midwest, Appalachia on clean air

Democratic governors hope to force Midwestern and Appalachian states to clean up their air.

By Reid Wilson  |  09:05 AM ET, 12/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Connecticut, Delaware, Environment, Illinois, indiana, Kentucky, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Hampshire, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Rhode Island, Tennessee, VERMONT, virginia, West Virginia

Posted at 10:30 AM ET, 11/25/2013

States are better at running Obamacare than the federal government

The five best state exchanges have enrolled more than 35 percent of those eligible. The best federal exchange hasn’t even enrolled 6 percent.

By Niraj Chokshi  |  10:30 AM ET, 11/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  California, Connecticut, health care, Healthcare, Maryland, newsletter, obamacare, Rhode Island, VERMONT

Posted at 06:02 AM ET, 10/30/2013

Anti-‘revenge porn’ group focusing on state bans, for now

The group is working states to criminalize the practice there, with an eye toward federal legislation

By Niraj Chokshi  |  06:02 AM ET, 10/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alabama, California, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Kansas, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, washington, wisconsin

Posted at 05:01 PM ET, 09/25/2013

States fear big losses if government shuts down

A federal government shutdown would cost state and local governments millions of dollars a day.

By Reid Wilson  |  05:01 PM ET, 09/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  budget, Connecticut, Maryland, shutdown, States, virginia

Posted at 02:20 PM ET, 09/23/2013

State reliance on federal dollars near all-time high

States are relying more on federal money than ever before -- and that money is about to disappear.

By Reid Wilson  |  02:20 PM ET, 09/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alaska, budget, budgets, D.C., deficit, Maryland, New Mexico, virginia

Posted at 05:25 PM ET, 09/09/2013

Budget fight could hurt Beltway-area local governments

Beltway-area local governments could feel the squeeze if debt ceiling fight leads to downgrades.

By Reid Wilson  |  05:25 PM ET, 09/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  economy, investments, maryland, ratings, spending, taxes, virginia