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December 29, 2017 | Staff Writer

Eight New Laws Take Effect With Start of Year

Eight new laws take effect Jan. 1 in Maryland (most laws passed by the General Assembly take effect on Oct. 1). The laws are: SB 8 Insurance – Risk Management and Own Risk and Solvency Assessment Act Requiring specified carriers to maintain a risk management framework for specified purposes; requiring specified carriers or specified insurance […]

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September 28, 2016 | Staff Writer

New Motor Vehicle Laws, Including Noah’s Law, Take Effect on Oct. 1

A number of motor vehicle laws passed by the Maryland General Assembly during the 2016 session go into effect on Saturday, October 1. The list of new laws impacting Maryland drivers includes the Drunk Driving Reduction Act of 2016, also known as Noah’s Law, which was signed into law by Maryland Governor Larry Hogan on […]

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May 13, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, May 13, in Montgomery County

Here’s your daily rundown of the events and stories that people are talking about today, May 13, in Montgomery County: 1. Amtrak Derailment: An Amtrak train traveling from Washington, D.C. to New York derailed north of Philadelphia Tuesday night. 2. Budget Worksessions: Montgomery County Council members are scheduled to receive an overview of revenues and expenditures […]

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April 24, 2015 | Staff Writer

County Report This Week (VIDEO)

MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week, which includes reports on new laws, campaign finance, the MCPS teacher of the year, a child car safety seat program, a solar co-op program, the Washington Spirit’s home opener and more.

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April 22, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Council President George Leventhal Says Council is Getting a Lot Done (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Council President George Leventhal said the County Council is getting a lot done this year. His remarks were made at a new laws signing ceremony with County Executive Isiah Leggett today in Rockville.

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October 1, 2014 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Oct. 1, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Oct. 1, in Montgomery County: 1. A minimum wage rally is planned today in Silver Spring. 2. Several new state laws are going into effect today, including an extension of the “move over” law for motorists passing tow trucks on the side of the road. October is also Domestic Violence Awareness […]

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October 5, 2012 | Staff Writer

New Domestic Violence Laws(Video)

In this interview with MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke at the Family Justice Center, State’s Attorney John McCarthy tells us about some new laws in Maryland designed to protect victims of domestic violence.

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October 1, 2012 | Staff Writer

MD Lt Gov Anthony Brown

Lt. Governor Visits Family Justice Center

Lt. Governor Anthony G. Brown was joined by state and local officials and representatives from law enforcement and victims advocacy groups at the Montgomery County Family Justice Center to mark the beginning of Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Lt. Governor Brown announced two new laws that have gone into effect to protect and assist victims of […]

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