Two long-time senators from Baltimore City will switch committee assignments with just three weeks left in the session.Read More »
As state lawmakers took a last look at Baltimore’s 30-year plan to pay for school renovations last month, members of the Budget and Taxation Committee joked that 47-year-old Sen. Richard S. Madaleno Jr. would be president of the Senate by the time the projects were paid for.Read More »
State fiscal analysts are recommending that the General Assembly mandate Towson University repay a $300,000 loan from the state within five years.Read More »
The Senate Budget and Taxation Committee has unanimously approved a 35-year plan to leverage state money to pay for renovation and construction of Baltimore schools.Read More »
ANNAPOLIS — Powerful state lawmakers have said publicly that finding a new revenue source to pay for transportation projects is among the most important issues in this year’s session of the General Assembly. Yet to this point — nearly halfway ...Read More »
A Senate work group held a closed-door meeting Monday to pore over the details of legislation that would alter Maryland’s $84 million venture capital program.
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A Senate panel on Thursday overwhelmingly approved a bill that would expand Maryland’s casino gambling program, setting up consideration by the full Senate Friday morning.Read More »
Gov. Martin O'Malley may have taken a step toward gaining support for expanded gambling when he floated the idea of separating a reduction in the slots tax rate from a bill ...
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ANNAPOLIS — Several members of a powerful Senate panel expressed their displeasure with amendments to the public-private partnerships bill that would allow the legislation to interfere with current litigation, even as the administration appeared ready to back the amendment. HB ...
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ANNAPOLIS — Maryland lawmakers and legislative staff are hoping to iron out differences in budgets passed by the state Senate and House of Delegates by midweek. A committee of legislators began meeting Monday morning and resolved some preliminary differences in ...Read More »