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Mar 08 2017
Ticket resale bills taken up by State Legislators

Virginia and Maryland tackle ticket resale bills. A bill that prohibits companies from restricting the resale of tickets for entertainment and sporting events has passed in the Virginia State Legislature; a similar bill is working its way through the Maryland State Senate. Both versions... Read More >

Mar 03 2017
Paid sick leave cleared by key Md. Senate committee, where it died last year

A paid sick-leave measure, hailed by labor advocates but derided by business owners, was approved by a key Maryland Senate committee Friday, the first signal that Maryland could join the District and seven other states in requiring certain businesses to provide the benefit. The 8-to-4 vote... Read More >

Feb 17 2017
After veto override, renewable energy sourcing accelerates in Maryland

State lawmakers voted overwhelmingly Thursday to override Gov. Larry Hogan's veto of a bill to increase the use of renewable energy in the state. The legislation, which will require utility companies in Maryland to buy more energy from sources such as wind turbines, solar panels and... Read More >

Jan 09 2017
Following concession, Va. and Md. legislatures expected to okay Metro safety body

A new Metro safety oversight commission is a step closer to happening as the Virginia and Maryland legislatures convene this week. Officials in both states had been concerned that the legislation would be delayed this year, but the plan got a boost after Virginia obtained a concession that... Read More >

Mar 22 2016
‘Alex and Calvin’s’ bill likely headed to Senate-House conference

  ANNAPOLIS – A Senate-House conflict over whether and to what extent adults could be jailed for hosting underage drinking parties is likely headed to conference over the chambers’ respective legislative responses to the drunken-driving related-deaths of two recent... Read More >

Feb 24 2016
Md. panel votes to stiffen penalties for underage drinking parties

Urged on by two grieving fathers, a Maryland Senate committee voted Wednesday to approve a bill that would impose stiffer penalties — including jail time — on adults who provide alcohol to underage drinkers. David Murk and Paul Li testified about the bright futures of their sons,... Read More >

Feb 09 2015
Comcast Newsmakers Interview Senator Brian J. Feldman

Yolanda Vazquez is on location in Annapolis, Maryland with Maryland State Senator from District 15, Brian J. Feldman. They discuss the 2014 Legislative Session. Follow Senator Brian J. Feldman on Facebook and Twitter. Taped... Read More >

Oct 23 2014
Senator Brian Feldman Endorsed by The Washington Post!

MONTGOMERY AND Prince George’s counties have contributed heavily to what has become one-party Democratic rule in Annapolis: Not a single Republican state delegate or senator represents either of Maryland’s two biggest counties. That’s not healthy for those localities or for the... Read More >

Oct 20 2014
MCEC announces winners of 2014 Maryland Clean Energy Awards

(Annapolis, Md., Sept. 29, 2014) -- They have pioneered technology to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, galvanized faith communities to embrace clean energy, advanced financing models for clean energy developments, spearheaded huge solar and wind power purchases, advanced paradigm-shifting... Read More >

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