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Augustine Introduces Legislation to Assist Victims of Theft

In a Thursday afternoon hearing of the Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee, Senator Malcolm Augustine (District 47 – Prince George’s County) detailed his proposed legislation (Senate Bill 887) that seeks to provide victims of theft with a free duplicate driver’s license if they present a police report of the theft. Currently victims of robbery or theft […]

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Chairwoman King Sponsors Tax Credit to Promote Internships

In a Wednesday afternoon hearing of the Senate Budget and Taxation Committee, Chairwoman Nancy King (District 39 – Montgomery County) detailed her proposed legislation (Senate Bill 885) that seeks to provide tax credits for businesses that provide paid internships. The bill would create a tax credit for Maryland employers equal to 10% of the wages […]

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Beidle Introduces Corporate Gender Diversity Legislation

In a Wednesday afternoon hearing of the Senate Budget and Taxation Committee, Senator Pam Beidle (District 32 – Anne Arundel) detailed her proposed legislation (Senate Bill 911) that seeks to account for gender diversity in the leadership of both non-profit organizations and publicly-traded companies. Senate Bill 653 would require non-profit organizations (with operating budgets exceeding […]

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Senator Lam Offers Vision for Maryland Program

In a Wednesday afternoon hearing of the Senate Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs Committee, Senator Clarence Lam (District 12 – Baltimore and Howard Counties) detailed his proposed legislation (Senate Bill 915) that would establish the Vision for Maryland Program to provide free vision services to Maryland public school students. The program would require the cooperation […]

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