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Key House subcommittee chairman is through with gambling

Del. Frank S. Turner, D-Howard, had enough of the gambling expansion debate during the regular General Assembly session and doesn’t want to see it revisited in a special legislative session. Turner said at a Howard County Chamber of Commerce breakfast ...

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Assembly’s last-minute maneuvers could leave state $70M in the red

The state’s chief fiscal analyst warned Gov. Martin O’Malley on Tuesday to not sign any bills that impact state revenues or spending until Maryland’s out-of-balance “doomsday” budget is repaired. A budget containing some $500 million in cuts was enacted last ...

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O’Malley says consensus key to special session

ANNAPOLIS — Gov. Martin O’Malley said Tuesday he will call a special session of the General Assembly to avert about $512 million in budget cuts as soon as the House and Senate can reach consensus on how to pass a ...

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Is it time to hold or fold?

ANNAPOLIS — The Maryland General Assembly convened its 2012 session with a lengthy list of leftover business from 2011, including proposals to expand gambling, raise gasoline taxes and create a market for offshore wind energy. The legislature adjourned Monday night ...

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Some say special session can’t be put off for long

State lawmakers may not be in the mood to get back together after a contentious end to the 2012 General Assembly, but some interested parties say a special session needs to happen sooner rather than later. Onlookers suggest the longer ...

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