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Rutherford Berated Assembly for Lack of Crime Measures

April 7th, 2022 by WCBC Radio

Maryland Lt. Governor Boyd Rutherford on Wednesday berated the Democratic-controlled General Assembly for not passing his administration’s emergency crime measures as violence continues to surge in the state  and lawmakers move closer to the end of their 90-day session. While watered- down versions of some of Governor Hogan’s proposals have gotten approval- the linchpin bill that would increase penalties for people who use guns to commit violent crimes — have stalled in the General Assembly. It is a point of frustration and befuddlement for Rutherford…