Quote of the day"There is no need for this type of weapon...


February 15, 1991

Quote of the day

"There is no need for this type of weapon in society. We're being pro-active -- we're not waiting for it to become a problem here in Maryland."

-- Col. Elmer H. Tippett,

the state police superintendent, testifying for a state ban on assault weapons.


10 a.m.: Senate convenes, State House.

10:30 a.m.: House convenes, State House.

Noon: House Appropriations Committee considers bill that would provide for longevity or merit pay increases for merit system employees, Room 130, House Office Building.

2 p.m.: House Appropriations subcommittee considers budget for New Community College of Baltimore, Room 130, House Office Building.

There are 52 days left in the 1991 session of the General Assembly.

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