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State GOP opposes special session on gambling

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 ...

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O’Malley, leaders target mid-May for special session

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 ...

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Assembly’s last-minute maneuvers could leave state $70M in the red (access required)

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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O’Malley says consensus key to special session

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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House passes $1.1B capital budget

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 ...

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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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O’Donnell again sponsors proof-of-citizenship bill

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 ...

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