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Under Proposed House Bill Maryland Students Would Face Less Suspensions And Expulsions

Thursday, the House of Delegates approved bill that would put limitations on expulsions and suspensions of the youngest public school students. Under the proposed legislation, educators and disciplinarians would not be allowed to suspend or expel prekindergarten, kindergarten, first and … Continue reading

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Maryland Employers May Soon Be Required To Provide Sick Leave To Workers

A measure to enforce Maryland employers to provide sick leave to workers won approval in a key Senate committee and the full House of Delegates (88-51) Friday. The full Senate will consider a slightly different version of the bill this … Continue reading

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Open Alcohol Container Violations May Become A Civil Offense

On Friday, the Maryland Senate passed legislation that would permit police officers to issue citations for open alcoholic container violations. Under the legislation, offenders would not be arrested, but only be issued a citation in most cases.  

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