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Maryland legislature approves state minimum wage increase

Maryland legislature approves state minimum wage increase

BALTIMORE, April 7 (UPI) -- Gov. Martin O'Malley praised the Maryland legislature Monday for approving an increase in the state's minimum wage to $10.10 an hour.
Frances Burns
The Issue: Year of action? Doubtful.

The Issue: Year of action? Doubtful.

U.S. President Barack Obama may have declared 2014 a year of action in his State of the Union address but lawmakers last week moved quickly after returning from their recess to knock down expectations.
MARCELLA S. KREITER, United Press International
Democrats overwhelmingly back Hillary Clinton in 2016 presidential bid

Democrats overwhelmingly back Hillary Clinton in 2016 presidential bid

NEW YORK, Feb. 26 (UPI) -- An overwhelming 80 percent of Democrats want Hillary Clinton to run for president in 2016, says the New York Times/CBS News poll released Wednesday.

Bipartisanship of governors meeting turns into shouting match

WASHINGTON, Feb. 24 (UPI) -- Bipartisanship at the National Governors Association's winter meeting in Washington vanished Monday when several leaders talked smack during a news conference.
GOP governors likely to draw most attention at national gathering

GOP governors likely to draw most attention at national gathering

WASHINGTON, Feb. 21 (UPI) -- Embattled Republican governors may pull the media focus to the GOP this weekend as governors from both parties meet in Washington.
At least 18 dead in winter storm across U.S. South, Northeast

At least 18 dead in winter storm across U.S. South, Northeast

WASHINGTON, Feb. 13 (UPI) -- A storm blamed for at least 18 deaths in the United States, most of them in the South, dumped a foot of snow in the Northeast, officials said Thursday.
Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley announces he is exploring a 2016 presidential run [VIDEO]

Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley announces he is exploring a 2016 presidential run [VIDEO]

ANNAPOLIS, Md., Feb. 3 (UPI) -- Democratic governor of Maryland, Martin O'Malley, told the Washington Post in an interview that he is exploring a 2016 presidential run.
Aileen Graef

Gun rights advocates in Maryland sue over gun law

ANNAPOLIS, Md., Oct. 1 (UPI) -- Maryland gun rights activists sued Gov. Martin O'Malley and other state officials to block a gun law they said violates their constitutional rights.

Maryland, EPA team up on green cities efforts

BALTIMORE, Sept. 5 (UPI) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said it teamed up with Maryland to help with a statewide environmental initiative.

Baltimore County police officer shot and killed on duty

CATONSVILLE, Md., Aug. 28 (UPI) -- A Baltimore County police officer was shot and killed early Wednesday while serving a warrant in Catonsville, Md., authorities said.
Politics 2014: Endorsements for McConnell not coming in from Tea Party

Politics 2014: Endorsements for McConnell not coming in from Tea Party

Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, a darling of the Republican Party's conservative wing, didn't offer support for party leader in the Senate, Mitch McConnell of Kentucky, when asked if he would back McConnell over Tea Party-backed challenger Matt Bevin in the primary.
NICOLE DEBEVEC, United Press International
'Ready for Hillary' Super PAC has raised $1 million

'Ready for Hillary' Super PAC has raised $1 million

WASHINGTON, July 30 (UPI) -- "Ready for Hillary," a Super PAC backed by Democratic heavyweights, has raised $1 million more than three years before the 2016 U.S. presidential election.
Report: Maryland could get sea level rise of 2 feet by 2050

Report: Maryland could get sea level rise of 2 feet by 2050

BALTIMORE, June 26 (UPI) -- Maryland should begin preparing for the possibility of sea levels rising by as much as 2 feet along its shorelines by 2050, a report says.

Maryland man de-listed from sex-offender registry

ANNAPOLIS, Md., June 22 (UPI) -- A lawyer for a convicted child molester says it would be unfair for Maryland to contest the court-ordered removal of names from a sex-offender registry.
Politics 2014: Roads to 2014, 2016 become rocky as retirements mount

Politics 2014: Roads to 2014, 2016 become rocky as retirements mount

The road to the 2016 general election is becoming more and more rocky as mounting numbers of members of the U.S. Congress announce their intentions to seek a life beyond Capitol Hill.
NICOLE DEBEVEC, United Press International
Maryland becomes 18th state to end executions

Maryland becomes 18th state to end executions

BALTIMORE, May 2 (UPI) -- Gov. Martin O'Malley Thursday signed legislation abolishing capital punishment in Maryland, bringing to 18 the number of states where execution has been banned.

Poll: Hillary Clinton favored in 2016; if she's out, Biden in top pick

HAMDEN, Conn., May 2 (UPI) -- Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has a huge lead over a field of 2016 Democratic presidential hopefuls, a Quinnipiac University poll showed.
Md. Gov. O'Malley says he's pondering 2016 presidential run

Md. Gov. O'Malley says he's pondering 2016 presidential run

BALTIMORE, April 11 (UPI) -- Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley says he needs to give "serious consideration" to whether he will run for the Democratic nomination for president in 2016.

Governor signs Connecticut gun control law

HARTFORD, Conn., April 4 (UPI) -- Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy signed into law Thursday a sweeping new gun control measure in response to the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre.

Maryland House OKs gun control bill

ANNAPOLIS, Md., April 3 (UPI) -- The Maryland House Wednesday voted 78-61 in favor of beefed-up gun control legislation.

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Md. set to repeal capital punishment

Md. set to repeal capital punishment

ANNAPOLIS, Md., March 15 (UPI) -- Maryland lawmakers gave final passage Friday to a bill repealing the state's death penalty, replacing it with life in prison without the possibility of parole.

Report: Perez Obama's pick for labor post

WASHINGTON, March 9 (UPI) -- President Obama intends to nominate Assistant Attorney General Thomas E. Perez to be his next labor secretary, The Washington Post reported Saturday.

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UPI Almanac for Friday, March 1, 2013.
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States love or hate gun control proposals

States love or hate gun control proposals

As the U.S. Congress becomes officially involved in the debate on gun violence and gun control, people are lining up on both sides of the intertwined issues, saying something must be done to protect the citizenry and the Second Amendment from attack.
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