Md. GOP Lawmakers Seek Repeal Of “Netflix Tax”

MD State Capitol

Maryland Senate Republicans are seeking to repeal what’s known as the Netflix Tax, a tax on streaming services, audiobooks, e-books and other digital content. Members of the GOP Caucus released a video message Thursday as they began a grassroots petition drive in their attempt to repeal the tax in January, 2022. According to Senate Minority…

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MD Senate Confirms Dennis R. Schrader as Secretary of Health


Governor Larry Hogan today issued the following statement on the confirmation of Dennis R. Schrader as Secretary of the Maryland Department of Health by the Maryland Senate:  “Secretary Schrader has served the citizens of Maryland well and faithfully during the biggest public health challenge we have ever faced, and I am very proud of the work he…

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Maryland Senate President Mike Miller stepping down


Maryland Senate President Thomas V. “Mike” Miller Jr.’s announced that he is stepping down and will not seek the Democratic nomination to serve as Senate President in the 2020 Legislative Session. Miller made the announcement at a press conference Thursday where explained his decision was largely due to his fight against an aggressive form of…

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Maryland House Approves Bill Requiring Background Checks for Long Gun Purchases

MD House Chamber

The Maryland House of Delegates passed a bill requiring background checks for purchases of all long guns, including shotguns and rifles on Monday night. Proponents of the legislation say it wouldn’t hinder law-abiding gun owners from obtaining weapons and could prevent mentally ill and criminal individuals from acquiring them. The bill was born out of…

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