Fredrick Kunkle

ReporterWashington, D.C.

The latest from Fredrick

Is Maryland still the Free State? What seems like good government to some is a nanny state to others.

  • Apr 13, 2014

Minimum wage hike, pot decriminalization and Jake’s Law all see action on final day.

  • Apr 8, 2014

Bill allows certified physicians to identify patients who may obtain drug from state-approved network.

  • Apr 7, 2014

Maryland’s governor has previously not committed to what course he would take on the legislation.

  • Apr 7, 2014

Decriminalization of small amounts of marijuana and a rise in the minimum wage have not been nailed down.

  • Apr 6, 2014

House Judiciary Committee set up study of issue, but black caucus and progressives want action now.

  • Apr 4, 2014

Bill undoes controversial ruling by Court of Appeals that singled out pit bulls as inherently dangerous breed

  • Apr 3, 2014

House Judiciary Committee will convene a task force to study marijuana decriminalization further.

  • Apr 2, 2014

Will issues like the minimum wage be overshadowed by the politics of the health insurance exchange?

  • Mar 30, 2014

Supporters say highly concentrated form of booze contributes to college binge-drinking.

  • Mar 28, 2014

Senate passes bill that would make medical marijuana law more workable.

  • Mar 27, 2014

Battle over Maryland’s unusual bail-setting procedures leads senator to propose constitutional amendment.

  • Mar 26, 2014

Fine for campus hazing would increase from $500 to $5,000.

  • Mar 26, 2014

Medical marijuana bill advances in Senate panel

  • Mar 25, 2014

Bill creates pilot using executive agency, statistical tools, to determine who would be held pending trial

  • Mar 25, 2014

Legislation would allow a person to neutralize legal presumption if they can prove their pet had been docile.

  • Mar 24, 2014

Issues on the agenda include film tax credits, marijuana, transgender rights, bail reform and Vaportinis.

  • Mar 24, 2014

General Assembly also passes law to increase penalties for motorists who cause crashes while texting.

  • Mar 20, 2014

Motorists who cause an accident resulting in serious injury or death could face up to three years in prison.

  • Mar 20, 2014

Monday alone features the crossover deadline, snow and St. Patrick’s Day. And plenty happens after that.

  • Mar 17, 2014
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