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Legislators seek lock on dedicated funds

ANNAPOLIS — A bipartisan group of delegates wants to amend Maryland’s constitution to prohibit the transfer of dedicated funds to the General Fund, except in a state of emergency, as they look for ways to stave off potential tax increases. ...

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Senators want security clearance tax credit

ANNAPOLIS — A bipartisan group of state senators called Thursday for $6 million to pay for a new tax credit for Maryland workers seeking federal security clearances. The state’s economy relies heavily on federal contractors clustered around the National Security ...

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Maryland senators discuss bipartisan legislation

ANNAPOLIS — Maryland senators from both parties want residents to know they can agree on some things. Democrats and Republicans outlined several measures on Thursday that have bipartisan support. One of them is a measure to help protect family farms. ...

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Senate approves bill to end partial FAA shutdown

WASHINGTON — The Senate approved legislation Friday ending a two-week partial shutdown of the Federal Aviation Administration, clearing the way for thousands of employees to return to work and hundreds of airport construction projects to resume. Employing the so-called “unanimous ...

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House passes budget-cutting plan, sends to Senate

WASHINGTON — On a bipartisan vote, the House Thursday passed a yearlong government funding measure cutting $38 billion from the budget and closing out sometimes quarrelsome negotiations between the Obama administration and Republicans dominating the House. The measure passed by ...

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Virginia students to attempt electoral redistricting

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — Every 10 years, Virginia lawmakers redraw the House and Senate districts of the General Assembly and the congressional electoral districts to reflect changes in population growth. The state’s partisan redistricting process has long drawn complaints that it ...

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Tax package heads toward high stakes vote in House

WASHINGTON — A massive tax package that would save millions of Americans thousands of dollars in higher taxes is headed for a vote in the House Thursday even as rebellious Democrats complain it is too generous to the wealthy. House ...

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