The Maryland General Assembly convenes tomorrow for its legislative session this year. Education leads the agenda in some ways.
Should white supremacists be allowed to spew hate in the name of free speech? Should illegal aliens be allowed to vote?
Fracking has helped some companies extract oil and gas from the Earth, but it has also left permanent damage to the Earth’s crust in its wake.
Another voucher bill goes down in the state legislature, this time in Oklahoma. Yeeow! Aye-yip-aye-yo-ee-ay! Yeeow!
Students at a Md. high school will have tastier lunches to choose from, thanks to efforts by the school district’s food service workers.
Some parents and one famous comedian want Maryland legislators to enact screen safety laws because students are nearsighted and use computers a lot.
A few lawmakers in IL wonder whether it would be effective to require large school buses to come equipped with seat belts. Would it save lives?
Legislation now under consideration in Md., IL, and a few other states would provide actual freedom of the press to student newspapers.
Maryland may pass legislation that would make people pay a dime if they are given a disposable bag at the grocery store. It could reduce pollution.
Underage drinking is recognized as a problem that can lead to dangers, such as drunk driving accidents. A Md. legislator wants to help.