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House panel’s bill would end foreclosure program

WASHINGTON — A House committee plans to write legislation next week ending the Obama administration’s flagship effort for helping struggling homeowners avoid foreclosure and abolishing three other housing assistance programs. At its meeting next Thursday, the highest-profile target of the ...

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Senator Theatre rejected for tax credit

A request for a state historic tax credit to help restore and renovate the Senator Theatre has been rejected by the Maryland Historical Trust, which could slow efforts to rejuvenate the landmark in North Baltimore, its new operator said Wednesday. ...

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O’Malley, Rawlings-Blake welcome piece of World Trade Center to Baltimore (access required)

Gov. Martin O'Malley, Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, firefighters, police and members of the Maryland 9/11 Memorial Advisory Committee met Tuesday to welcome a piece of the World Trade Center to Baltimore. The 4,000 pound piece will soon be made into a memorial honoring those who died in the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001.

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Rep. Van Hollen seeks ranking position on budget panel

ANNAPOLIS — Maryland Rep. Chris Van Hollen wants to be the ranking Democrat on the House Budget Committee. Van Hollen sent a letter on Wednesday to congressional colleagues to ask for their support. Van Hollen says the committee will be ...

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Lawmakers vow to spare millions from alternative minimum tax

WASHINGTON — Leaders from both parties in Congress vowed Tuesday to spare more than 21 million taxpayers from significant tax increases when they file their returns next spring by adjusting the alternative minimum tax before the end of the year. ...

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