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Eye Opener: Special session agreement is near

Though there was no official agreement on the start of a special legislative session Wednesday, there was some other big news out of the State House. When Gov. Martin O’Malley, Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller Jr. and House Speaker ...

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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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O’Malley suggests two special sessions

After leaving Annapolis Tuesday morning, Gov. Martin O’Malley told reporters in Baltimore that two special sessions could be called — one in May and one in August. The governor met with Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller Jr. and House ...

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The Eye on Annapolis Podcast

The podcast returns with a look at breakfast — specifically, the morning meeting scheduled for Tuesday between Gov. Martin O’Malley, Senate President Mike Miller and House Speaker Michael Busch. Daily Record State House reporter Alex Pyles also assesses the posturing ...

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O’Malley invites presiding officers to talk taxes over eggs

Maybe a hot breakfast in the governor’s mansion will ease tensions enough for Gov. Martin O’Malley and the presiding officers of the General Assembly to approach consensus on state revenues. After Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller Jr. sent O’Malley ...

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Did small business win in the General Assembly?

So much has been said about the recent General Assembly session and its failure to reach a consensus on a revenue package to avert state spending cuts. Some even say we are facing a doomsday scenario. And while I don’t ...

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