House cuts $290M from O'Malley's budget

ANNAPOLIS - Maryland lawmakers began work Wednesday on a spending plan that includes no tuition increase for state colleges and more than half a billion dollars more for K-12 public schools -- but the GOP complained the plan will run Maryland into a fiscal disaster.

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House, Senate square off over stem cell funds

ANNAPOLIS — The House Appropriations Committee has approved a $10 million increase in funding for stem cell research for next year, but a Senate subcommittee disagreed, deciding that expanding the program would be fiscally irresponsible in the face of a budget deficit.

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