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O’Malley ‘considering’ 15 cent gas tax increase

ANNAPOLIS — Gov. Martin O’Malley is weighing a 15-cent gas tax hike as part of a package of proposals to spur spending on infrastructure, streamline regulations and cut into Maryland’s persistently high unemployment rate. The governor announced the initiatives Monday ...

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Redistricting special session begins

ANNAPOLIS — A special session on congressional redistricting in Maryland is getting started. Gov. Martin O’Malley, a Democrat, is holding a news conference Monday morning to discuss the session, along with House Speaker Michael Busch and Senate President Thomas V. ...

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Top 5: ‘Hanging on to what you’ve got is harder’

Solar energy company SunEdison announced it will be moving its headquarters to California, and speaking fees for pharmaceutical companies are going down. Those stories and more in this week’s business Top 5. 1. Maryland’s top lobbyists got $15.5M during 2011 ...

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Alternate redistricting bills will get hearing

ANNAPOLIS — Legislation containing Maryland redistricting plans that are different from Gov. Martin O’Malley’s proposal will get full hearings in a special session next week. Alexandra Hughes, a spokeswoman for House Speaker Michael Busch, said Friday that all proposals will ...

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