At Bill Signing, Top Leaders Celebrate Capital Budget, New Health Care and Public Safety Laws

“This is a very big deal,” said Ferguson. “It is the single biggest job-creating piece of legislation that we will jointly sign, and it was a true honor and pleasure … to enact a job creation capital budget that was mutually agreed upon and is an incredible incredible investment in the people of Maryland and…

Maryland climate bill passes major hurdle in Senate

The legislation is designed to reduce Maryland’s carbon footprint 60% by 2030 and to zero in 2045. To accomplish that, the bill calls for a 30% reduction in greenhouse gases by increasing state reliance on clean energy, replacing the state vehicle fleet with electric cars, building net-neutral schools and retrofitting large buildings.