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Tag Archives: Del. Tom Hucker

Pepco defends response to massive power outages

Pepco is defending its response to the deadly outbreak of thunderstorms last month that left hundreds of thousands of Baltimore-Washington area customers without electricity for several sweltering days. The Washington Post reports that the utility said in a report that ...

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Environmentalists barely pass legislature

In the best session for environmental legislation in four years, members of the General Assembly still barely earned a passing grade, according to an environmental group’s annual scorecard. The Maryland League of Conservation Voters discussed its 2012 evaluation of legislators ...

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Marylanders rush to parse court health care ruling

The Supreme Court’s decision to uphold President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul, including the individual insurance requirement at the heart of the law, may have mixed results, with some people opting for the tax penalty rather than the insurance, a ...

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Wind bill blows through House, sets up Senate action

With lobbyists and business owners sitting in the balcony, the House of Delegates gave approval to offshore wind legislation supported by Gov. Martin O’Malley on Friday, shifting onus to the Senate and setting up the real show for next week. ...

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State delegate seeks to ban arsenic in poultry feed

ANNAPOLIS — Del. Tom Hucker is planning to present his bill to ban arsenic compounds from poultry feed to the House Environmental Matters Committee. Hucker, a Democrat from Montgomery County, along with former Gov. Harry Hughes, Attorney General Doug Gansler, ...

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Maryland lawmakers support health care overhaul in Supreme Court fight

More than two dozen Maryland legislators have signed on to an amicus brief supporting the Affordable Care Act as the Supreme Court prepares to hear arguments on President Obama’s signature piece of health care legislation. The 26 delegates and senators ...

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