ANNAPOLIS — Republicans in the House of Delegates are opposing a special session to take up proposed gambling expansion in Maryland. Del. Anthony O’Donnell, the minority leader, and Del. Jeannie Haddaway-Riccio, the minority whip, sent a letter to the Legislature’s ...Read More »
ANNAPOLIS — Maryland lawmakers can expect to go back to work in mid-May. The Democratic governor and presiding officers of the state Senate and House of Delegates expect to call the legislature back into session May 14 to make changes ...Read More »
The state’s chief fiscal analyst warned Gov. Martin O’Malley on Tuesday to not sign any bills that impact state revenues or spending until Maryland’s out-of-balance “doomsday” budget is repaired. A budget containing some $500 million in cuts was enacted last ...
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ANNAPOLIS — Gov. Martin O’Malley said Tuesday he will call a special session of the General Assembly to avert about $512 million in budget cuts as soon as the House and Senate can reach consensus on how to pass a ...
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ANNAPOLIS — With tempers flaring, the Maryland House of Delegates on Wednesday approved authorizing $1.1 billion in borrowing for the state’s capital budget. The House passed the bill on a 97-41 vote, mostly along party lines. The capital budget, which ...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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Del. Anthony O’Donnell has sponsored a bill that requires adults to provide proof of U.S. citizenship before they are eligible to receive certain public benefits as a way to stop illegal immigrants from taking advantage of taxpayer-funded services. While illegal ...Read More »