Maryland Politics: General Assembly


Posted at 01:55 PM ET, 03/01/2012

Proposals to keep petty criminals out of jail advance in Maryland legislature

Emergency measures that could keep people who commit minor offenses out of jail advanced today in the Maryland House and Senate.

By Aaron C. Davis  |  01:55 PM ET, 03/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Maryland, Maryland General Assembly, Maryland politics, Maryland courts, Maryland prisons, criminal justice

Posted at 03:05 PM ET, 01/25/2012

Prince George’s lawmakers want to force convicted felons from public office sooner

A bill introduced by two Prince George’s lawmakers aims to plug a loophole that has allowed convicted felons to stay in office until they go to jail.

By Miranda S. Spivack  |  03:05 PM ET, 01/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Pr. George's, Post Now | Tags:  miranda spivack, leslie johnson, jolene ivey, maryland constitution, maryland general assembly