Facing Trump and a GOP Governor, Democrats Empower Maryland Attorney General

Faced with Republicans in both the White House and the governor’s mansion, Maryland’s Democratic state lawmakers left behind a kind of night watchman as they begin a nine-month stretch away from Annapolis.

The Democrat-dominated General Assembly adjourned Monday having passed a series of bills bolstering the authority of Maryland’s unusually weak attorney general’s office.


READ MORE HERE: http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/maryland/politics/bs-md-attorney-general-powers-20170416-story.html