Greater Baltimore Committee President and CEO Donald Fry (foreground), with Anne Arundel County Executive Steuart Pittman (left) and Executive Calvin Ball (right) called on lawmakers to balance transportation spending across the state at a news conference on Wednesday.( photo by Bryan Renbaum)

Local officials urge lawmakers to balance transportation spending statewide

By: Bryan Renbaum, Annapolis, MD- Maryland’s county leaders and city officials convened in Annapolis on Wednesday to urge members

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Lawmakers in a Senate committee meeting on Feb. 4, 2020, expecting testimony on Senate bill 237. The bill would exempt many motorcyclists from the state’s current helmet requirement. (Jeff Barnes/Capital News Service)

Md. bill would make helmets optional for most motorcyclists

By: Jeff Barnes, Capital News Service (Republished) ANNAPOLIS, Md. — Helmets would no longer be mandatory for most motorcycle riders

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