Both bills were released by the committee and will next be debated in the House.

Committee releases bills to combat trafficking, ammo theft

Jarek RutzHeadlines, Government

Prostitution and gun ammo were the odd couple of topics to be handled in Wednesday‚Äôs House Judiciary Committee hearing. House Bill 264, sponsored by Rep. Kim Williams, D-Marshallton, makes the crime of ‚Äúpatronizing a prostitute‚ÄĚ a class E felony rather than a misdemeanor when the person from whom prostitution is sought is a minor. Williams‚Äô second bill, House Bill 270, …

Ammunition appropriations

GOP reps: Dems never told us about Appropriations bill releases

Betsy PriceGovernment, Headlines

Republican members of the House Appropriations Committee say they were not notified that Democrats planned to release bills from the House Appropriations Committee they sit on. The bills were signed by the Democrat members Wednesday, maybe during a caucus meeting, and then press releases were sent out saying they had been released by the committee, which never met. Among them …