Legislation to reform the University of Maryland Medical System Board of Directors passed in the House of Delegates Wednesday. This, despite the controversy surrounding Baltimore City Mayor Catherine Pugh and her book deal with UMMS. See Also: More Mayor Pugh Fallout: Three Members Of UMMS-Affiliated Boards Step Down If passed, the measure would reconstitute the Board […]

Via In Annapolis on Thursday, Governor Martin O’Malley signed a bill to reduce the on-going trend of cyber-bullying.  The new law has gained a lot of attention from news sources and celebrities.  Baltimore Raven, Ray Rice, made a brief stop to support the newly signed bill that will takes direction toward cyber bullies. Read […]

Via: The state Senate gave final approval to the bill Thursday, sending it to Gov. Martin O’Malley for his signature. The measure builds on legislation passed last year to create the health care exchange, a mandate of federal health care reform. It sets up standards and regulations to run the program. Maryland has about […]

Via: Maryland senators are scheduled to hear testimony on a bill that would require hospitals and abortion providers to report the number of pregnancies they terminate. The bill, which will be considered Wednesday, would require the state Department of Health and Mental Hygiene to collect demographic information including the age, race and marital status […]

Via: Final votes are expected this week says  Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller on Maryland’s decision to send the bill that could possibly  legalize gay marriage to the full state Senate. Just last week the Judicial Proceedings Committee voted seven to four to approve legislation passed in the House of Delegates. The bill will […]

HAYWARD, Calif.—A 13-year-old boy was probably in hot water with his father after running up a cell phone bill of nearly $22,000. Ted Estarija says he was expecting his bill to be higher this month after adding his son to his plan, but wasn’t expecting a bill of $21,917 in data usage charges. The Hayward […]