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 ...Read More »
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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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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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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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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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 ...Read More »
Updated 1:30 p.m.: The Associated Press is reporting that Rep. Roscoe Bartlett’s chief of staff has stepped down from his post to run for the 6th Congressional District seat. Bartlett, through a spokeswoman, however, said that he wants to hold ...Read More »
ANNAPOLIS — A Maryland task force has backed off taking a more aggressive approach to curbing pollution from septic tanks in an effort to forge a consensus. The panel appointed by Gov. Martin O’Malley favors a more general, four-tiered approach ...Read More »
ANNAPOLIS — A Maryland Republican state senator says his party has chosen new Senate leadership. Sen. David Brinkley said the state’s Senate Republican Caucus chose Sen. E.J. Pipkin, R-Cecil, to be the new minority leader on Tuesday. Pipkin had been serving ...Read More »
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 ...Read More »