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Hundreds of new laws are now in effect in Maryland as of Tuesday. A large number of them fall under criminal justice and health. Senate Bill 707, which passed in the 2018 legislative session, bans the sale of bump stocks in Maryland. There will also be penalties for offenses including hate crime threats, solicitation for […]

Plastic Straws and Stirrers: Businesses and organizations selling or serving food or drinks in D.C. are now prohibited from giving out single-use plastic straws or stirrers. The D.C. Department of Energy and Environment is inspecting businesses for compliance as of Jan. 1 and will begin issuing official warnings and fines on July 1. Traffic: Unless signs […]

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Via Foxbaltimore.com Maryland is getting ready to pass some restrictive gun laws in the country. The controversial issue was a major topic of a Fox45 Town Hall on Thursday. About a hundred people, both for and against gun control gathered to ask questions to a panel of five. The audience and panel talked about subjects from […]

Via Foxbaltimore.com Two Anne Arundel county lawmakers are fighting for Maryland to strengthen the dog fighting laws. Lisa Morabito was able to testify yesterday and show support as members considered the bill a 360, which is a new legislation that would treat dog baiting the same as dog fighting. Read More Here.  Fla. Lt. Governor Resigns; Tied To […]

Via Foxbaltimore.com  Federal Agents went under cover to bring down a huge software piracy scheme. Xiang Li, a man from China, was caught selling stolen software. In Maryland, counterfeit merchandise has become a major issue. Read More.  $1 Million Donations Wanted For Obama’s Inauguration New York Woman Given 6 Months To Live Due To Hospital Mistake Family Sues NYPD After […]

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Via: Baltimore Sun July 1 marks the day that a slew of new state laws go into effect. School and police will be able to communicate about gang activity, fees for civil court filings will increase, foreclosure mediation between homeowners and lending institutions are among the new changes. For more on this story, click here.