Here’s a few government and politics headlines for Wednesday:
- The Annapolis Capital reports controversy surrounds a proposed development in Kent Island that will be considered by the state Board of Public Works today.
- The Washington Post reports Republican Charles Lollar is planning a bus tour to begin his Maryland gubernatorial bid.
- Patch.com reports Gov. Martin O’Malley came in last in a New Hampshire poll of potential Democratic presidential hopefuls.
- The Daily Record reports BWI airport officials will ask the Board of Public Works to waive normal procurement rules so it can get to work on an expansion of its international terminals.
- The Baltimore Sun reports a Texas congressman is holding a fundraiser for Del. C. William “Bill” Frick, a Montgomery Democrat who is planning a run for Maryland attorney general.
- MarylandReporter.com reports government spending in Maryland grew 30.5 percent over the last 10 years.