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Mizeur discusses education proposals

Del. Heather Mizeur wants to make public pre-kindergarten open to all 4-year-old children, as well as 3-year-olds from lower- and middle-class families. Mizeur, who is running for the Democratic nomination for governor, outlined education policy proposals on Thursday. She says ...

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$37.3B budget favors fracking study, biotech and cyber-security firms

Gov. Martin O’Malley’s roughly $37 billion budget proposal to the General Assembly includes an increase in the money allocated for some business-friendly tax credits, $1.5 million to pay for studies into the safety of hydraulic fracturing and puts the state “on the verge” of closing what was once a $1.7 billion structural deficit.

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Attorney General: Pit bull law on hold

An opinion from the Office of the Maryland Attorney General could ease the mind of pit bull owners and their landlords, but an Upper Shore lawmaker cautioned that the opinion is not binding. The opinion, signed by Assistant Attorney General ...

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Nothing controversial needed in special session, lawmaker says

By offering a second special legislative session to deal exclusively with gambling, Gov. Martin O’Malley tried to remove the controversial issue from the debate on a revenue package that could prevent the “doomsday” budget cuts to popular state programs and ...

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Western Maryland faces ‘fracking’ fight

GARRETT COUNTY — Garrett County resident Dana Shimrock was relieved when Maryland put the brakes on drilling in the natural gas-rich Marcellus Shale before a single well could be drilled. “They had just completed a well not far from me ...

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