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The Eye on Annapolis Podcast

Daily Record columnist and WYPR Senior News Analyst C. Fraser Smith joins me on the podcast to review the week that was in Annapolis. Among the topics we discuss is the long-running rivalry between Gov. Martin O’Malley and Comptroller Peter ...

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Currie appears before Maryland ethics panel

ANNAPOLIS — State Sen. Ulysses Currie appeared for several hours Monday before the Maryland General Assembly’s joint ethics panel, which is considering the Prince George’s County senator’s failure to disclose work for a grocery store chain. Currie, a Democrat, appeared before ...

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General Assembly ethics commission holds first meeting

ANNAPOLIS — A new ethics commission in the Maryland General Assembly has held its first meeting to review state ethics policies. The seven-member panel of state senators met Friday to begin discussing what they will be reviewing. They plan to ...

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Top 5: ‘I don’t think I can choose from among my children’

The Court of Appeals dominates the most-read legal affairs stories of the week — and only one story is related to an opinion. Gov. Martin O’Malley appointed a new judge to Maryland’s top court, which also took the rare step ...

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Lenders step up foreclosure intent filings

Maryland housing officials say lenders have filed an average of 15,000 intent notices per month against homeowners since January, indicating a new wave of foreclosures may soon hit the state. The disclosure came Thursday after a national report from RealtyTrac ...

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Some airline passenger-protection rules delayed

The federal government is delaying some airline consumer-protection rules for several months, after airline groups said they needed more time to prepare for the changes. The delayed rules include disclosing the full cost of travel in advertisements, requiring baggage fees ...

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Robert Nusgart: Feds getting new good-faith estimate right

Finally, they might be getting it right. As a part of the sweeping changes to the mortgage industry, the federal government about two years ago stepped in and decided to redesign the good-faith estimate form that all lenders are required ...

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Md. makes strides towards government transparency

Maryland made strides toward getting more of its government information easily accessible to the public during the last General Assembly session, but transparency advocates say there is still a long way for the state to go. “There is always room ...

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