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General Assembly approves transportation funding ‘lockbox’

House of Delegates

The House of Delegates voted 110-27 on Monday night to pass a bill that would make it more difficult for the governor and General Assembly to use money earmarked for transportation for non-transportation purposes.

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Business leaders make case for transportation funding

It is critical that the General Assembly rally around legislation developed by the governor and presiding officers that is expected to raise $800 million a year for transportation projects, business leaders said Friday.

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Business leaders back transportation revenue

ANNAPOLIS — Maryland business leaders are speaking out in support of new revenues for transportation projects. Several will be expressing their support in Annapolis Friday, the same day lawmakers will hold a hearing on a bill backed by Gov. Martin ...

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Donald C. Fry: Need to make Penn Station welcoming

For Baltimore’s deteriorating, 102-year-old Penn Station, a chronic sore subject for city leaders and for the region’s business executives who travel the railroad’s Northeast corridor, a long-sought revitalization is under way, according to the top Amtrak executive for the corridor.

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Donald C. Fry: Transit comes under attack again

While virtually everyone under the State House dome acknowledges that quality transportation infrastructure is critical to Maryland’s business climate, lawmakers have been consistently challenged to achieve a consensus on how to increase revenues to the state’s stagnant Transportation Trust Fund.

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Ravens fill gaps in slow start to General Assembly

Whether in a meeting of the state's gambling regulators, in a recurring House of Delegates trivia segment or in the opening statement of Gov. Martin O'Malley's State of the State Address, talk of the Baltimore Ravens has been unavoidable in Annapolis.

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McKenzie named new president of Baltimore Development Corp.

Brenda McKenzie, a veteran economic development expert who recently led the Boston Redevelopment Authority and served as deputy commissioner for the Chicago Department of Planning and Development, has been named the new president of the Baltimore Development Corp.

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