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State Song, Seal, Waterfowl, Oh My; Maryland Anthem Under Revision to Cut Confederacy References

State Song, Seal, Waterfowl, Oh My; Maryland Anthem Under Revision to Cut Confederacy References

Controversy over state motto focuses on translation of Tuscan words.

Move to Put Public Vending Machines in Maryland on Diet Fails

Move to Put Public Vending Machines in Maryland on Diet Fails

Legislation that would have mandated state buildings, parks and colleges toss treats that exceed 200 calories per package from their vending machines will have to wait until next year for reconsideration, the measure’s sponsor said Tuesday.

Bill Would Mandate Paid Sick Days for Businesses of 10 Employees or More

Bill Would Mandate Paid Sick Days for Businesses of 10 Employees or More

Legislation expected to be heard in Senate committee Thursday

Law Enforcement Officials, Activists Testify on Police Reform Bills

Law Enforcement Officials, Activists Testify on Police Reform Bills

About 280 people signed up to testify on bills regarding police accountability on Tuesday

Restaurants Will Cut Sugary Drinks from Kids’ Menus Senate Bill Says

Restaurants Will Cut Sugary Drinks from Kids’ Menus Senate Bill Says

Lawmakers say this measure would help parents choose water at the checkout, reduce childhood obesity