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Senators criticize septics regulation proposal

ANNAPOLIS — Maryland senators on Monday criticized regulations proposed by the Maryland Department of the Environment last month that would require the use of best available technology for nitrogen removal septic systems in new construction on land draining to the ...

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Bartlett survives GOP primary challenge, will face Delaney in fall

WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Roscoe Bartlett defeated seven Republican primary challengers Tuesday and will face Democratic businessman John Delaney in the fall in what is expected to be a hotly contested House race. Preliminary election results show Bartlett with 44 ...

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6th District brawl main event in House races

WASHINGTON — Candidates in Maryland’s 6th Congressional District focused their last-minute campaigning mainly on Montgomery and Frederick counties Tuesday as voters went to the polls to choose their parties’ nominees. The western Maryland district, a longtime GOP stronghold, was drastically ...

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Senate passes bill to increase taxes for most in state

ANNAPOLIS — The Maryland Senate passed budget legislation on Thursday that includes an income tax increase for most taxpayers, leading a Republican lawmaker to say during a contentious debate that “Karl Marx would be proud” of higher taxes on the ...

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Senate moves to exempt Maryland family farms from estate tax

A bipartisan group of Senate leaders is backing legislation that would exempt family farms from Maryland’s estate tax. “When someone who owns a farm passes, so often the farm is lost to congestion, to sprawl,” said Senate President Thomas V. ...

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Brinkley says he’ll run for Congress

FREDERICK — State Sen. David Brinkley says he’ll run for Congress. The Frederick County Republican scheduled a Wednesday afternoon news conference in Frederick to formally announce his intentions regarding the 6th District U.S. House seat held by fellow Republican Roscoe ...

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State readies $9.5M offer to keep Bechtel workers in Frederick

ANNAPOLIS – Maryland is poised to offer Bechtel Corp. $9.5 million to keep the majority of its Frederick County workforce in place until 2018. The engineering and construction management firm, one of the largest employers in the county, has been ...

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