The lawmaker from Silver Spring saw women’s roles transformed during her four decades in the state capital.
Senate President Mike Miller and House Speaker Michael Busch call the legislation a top priority for 2018 session.
Groups say they will make the issue a top focus of the 2018 legislative session and election.
The officials discussed possible solutions to the recent Baltimore crime wave during a hearing with Maryland state lawmakers.
After Charlottesville, Gov. Larry Hogan did an about-face on the monument to the author of the Dred Scott decision.
For the ninth time in as many years, a bill to allow women impregnated during a rape to terminate the man’s parental rights failed in the Maryland General Assembly.
Democrats tried to tie him to Trump, hoping to affect his popularity rating
Democrats passed a paid sick-leave law and bills to address a growing opioid epidemic.
The measure requires businesses with at least 15 employees to offer five paid sick days a year to full-time workers.
Miller said the House bill drawing fire from the Trump administration won’t advance in the Senate unless it’s revised.