State Roundup, September 30, 2016

SHERIFF’s IMPEACHMENT ON TABLE: Leaders in Howard County are taking steps to remove embattled Sheriff James Fitzgerald from office after he said Thursday that he won’t resign over allegations he used foul and racist language to belittle and threaten employees, Pamela Wood of the Sun reports. Howard County Executive Allan H. Kittleman asked the county’s representatives in Annapolis to investigate whether the General Assembly can impeach Fitzgerald.