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House panel approves O’Malley’s transportation funding bill

The House of Delegates’ Ways and Means Committee on Monday amended and approved legislation that would increase gas prices by more than 3 cents per gallon this summer, just days after holding a hearing on the administration-backed legislation.

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‘Special session fatigue’ sets in for state lawmakers

Persistent bullying by the General Assembly’s Democratic super-majority hasn’t stripped a sense of humor from the House of Delegates’ Republican leader. Addressing the media hours after the Supreme Court delivered its ruling on the Affordable Care Act Thursday, Minority Leader Anthony ...

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Lawmakers bicker over blame for budget impasse

ANNAPOLIS — A leading Senate budget negotiator expressed frustration Monday that House conferees were not meeting senators halfway in last-minute budget talks. But the House speaker suggested the Senate had slowing up budget work by focusing so much on passing ...

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General Assembly faces a busy final day

ANNAPOLIS — Maryland lawmakers will enter the final day of the 2012 session faced with a long list of unresolved important issues. Faced with mandatory adjournment at midnight, the long-time presiding officers of both chambers warned their members to be ready ...

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House committee does away with 5.75 percent top tax rate

ANNAPOLIS — Fewer taxpayers would be affected by an income tax increase approved Monday under a House panel’s plan then one approved by the state Senate last week. The House plan also rejected the idea of applying the state’s sales tax ...

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Pared-down Invest Maryland proposal clears House committee

ANNAPOLIS — A pared down version of the governor’s top economic proposal cleared a House of Delegates committee Tuesday, but significant differences remain with the direction senators are taking on the state-run venture fund plan. The approval by the Ways ...

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