Daily Archives: March 1, 2011

City settles police misconduct claims

Two months into 2011, verdicts or settlements of lawsuits alleging misconduct by Baltimore police officers have cost the city more than $800,000. Settlements of such cases totaled more than $7.25 million from mid-2007 to mid-2010, and there were additional settlements ...

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Md. House GOP plan would cut additional $621M

ANNAPOLIS — Maryland House Republicans outlined plans Tuesday to reduce state spending by $621 million more than Democratic Gov. Martin O’Malley’s budget proposal for the coming fiscal year. The GOP’s plan would make significant cuts to education. For example, the ...

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Report says juvenile services underfunded by $7.2M

ANNAPOLIS — The governor’s proposed 2012 budget underfunds the Department of Juvenile Services by $7.2 million, according to an analysis unveiled last week. The analysis by the Department of Legislative Services, presented to the House Appropriations Committee Friday, says that ...

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Lawsuit against Priceline, others withstands challenge

Baltimore County’s lawsuit against several online hotel booking companies for allegedly unpaid hotel-room occupancy taxes has survived a motion to dismiss in U.S. District Court in Baltimore. Judge Marvin J. Garbis granted in part and denied in part the defendants’ ...

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