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Gansler recommends 25 changes to Maryland campaign finance law

Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler released on Tuesday 25 proposed changes for Maryland’s campaign finance regulations, including closing a loophole that allows businesses to bypass donation limits by routing funds through subsidiaries. Another set of proposals would tighten restrictions on ...

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Bernstein names former state budget chief to post

On his first day in office, Baltimore City State’s Attorney Gregg Bernstein named the final member of his leadership team: former Secretary of the Maryland Department of Budget and Management Cecilia Januszkiewicz will be his executive assistant state’s attorney for ...

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Former UMBC employee pleads guilty to theft

The Maryland attorney general’s office says a former University of Maryland, Baltimore County, employee has pleaded guilty to stealing $9,800 from the school so he could buy rugs for his home. The office says Francis Nunoo-Quarcoo, the former director of ...

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Dannon to pay $21M, drop some yogurt health claims

PORTLAND, Ore. — Dannon Co. Inc. has agreed pay $21 million and drop some health claims for its Activia yogurt and DanActive dairy drink in settlements with state and federal regulators. The food company has claimed that beneficial bacteria in ...

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Prosecutor asks for new sentence for Maryland AG’s aide

ANNAPOLIS — A special prosecutor is asking a judge for a new sentence in the drunken-driving case of the director of the civil rights office of the Maryland Attorney General’s Office. Last month, Carl Snowden received probation before judgment on ...

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Better Business Bureau changes ratings system

HARTFORD, Conn. — The Better Business Bureau, criticized by Connecticut’s attorney general for a system that he called pay for play, said Thursday it’s abandoning a practice that awarded rating points simply because a business was accredited. The business group ...

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Gansler: Victim compensation fund is speculative

State attorneys general and major mortgage lenders are a “long way” from reaching a settlement in the prosecutors’ investigation of “robo-signing” and other alleged activities that have brought the legitimacy of thousands of foreclosures into question, Maryland Attorney General Douglas ...

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