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O’Malley suggests two special sessions

After leaving Annapolis Tuesday morning, Gov. Martin O’Malley told reporters in Baltimore that two special sessions could be called — one in May and one in August. The governor met with Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller Jr. and House ...

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O’Malley scheduled to meet with Busch, Miller

ANNAPOLIS — Gov. Martin O’Malley is scheduled to have breakfast with the General Assembly’s presiding officers to talk about holding a special session. O’Malley is set to meet at the governor’s residence with House Speaker Michael Busch and Senate President ...

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State employees unveil “Doomsday Clock” for cuts

ANNAPOLIS — Maryland state employees will be unveiling a “Doomsday Clock” to count down when a half a billion in budget cuts will take effect, unless a special session is called to change the budget. The Maryland State Education Association ...

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Bay foundation says cuts threaten bay restoration

ANNAPOLIS — The Chesapeake Bay Foundation says proposed budget cuts in Annapolis are threatening bay restoration efforts. The foundation says the governor has already proposed diverting $23 million from the $48 million Chesapeake and Atlantic Coastal Bays Trust Fund. A ...

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General Assembly analyst warns of “big train” of federal cuts

ANNAPOLIS — The chief fiscal analyst for the Maryland General Assembly is warning lawmakers they need to prepare for the “big train that is coming” from federal budget cuts. Warren Deschenaux, director of the state’s Office of Policy Analysis, said ...

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