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Gay rights group drops $250K in Md. gay marriage fight

MINNEAPOLIS — The country’s leading gay rights group is donating $1 million to campaigns in four states where gay marriage is on the ballot this fall. The Washington, D.C.-based Human Rights Campaign is donating $250,000 apiece to allies in Maine, ...

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Online initiatives spur ballot petition drives

Maryland voters in November may face as many as three questions on the ballot to overturn laws passed by the General Assembly. Opponents of the third measure — a gerrymandered congressional district plan — are nearly halfway to reaching the ...

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Gay marriage foes submit repeal effort signatures

ANNAPOLIS — Opponents of Maryland’s same-sex marriage law have delivered more than twice the number of signatures needed to put a referendum on the law on November’s ballot. Activists say they submitted 113,000 signatures on petitions on Tuesday — double ...

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Smigiel and Parrott offer bills to clarify petition signatures

ANNAPOLIS — A group of citizens last year, upset about a new law granting in-state tuition to some of the state’s illegal immigrants, was the first in 20 years to successfully petition a law to a statewide ballot. The referendum ...

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Maryland in-state tuition bill to go on ballot

ANNAPOLIS — Opponents of a recently approved measure that would allow certain illegal immigrants to pay in-state tuition at Maryland colleges have collected enough signatures to put the matter before state voters in November 2012, officials said Thursday. The Maryland ...

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