Gov. Martin O’Malley doesn’t want legislators back in Annapolis until they’re ready to come to an agreement on revenue measures that could prevent most, or all, of the “doomsday” budget cuts enacted Monday. The Associated Press reported that the timing ...Read More »
The occasional tour group still comes through the security checkpoint in the basement of the State House in Annapolis, and a few legislative staffers — dressed in jeans for the first time in 90 days — roam the halls. But ...Read More »
ANNAPOLIS — A Rockville-based biotechnology company spent the last year trying to kill off bacteria that cause stomach ulcers, the kind of research that would be difficult to conduct without significant outside investment. But by passing a “doomsday” budget containing ...Read More »
The morning after the General Assembly adjourned with a “doomsday” budget in place, Gov. Martin O’Malley did not call for a special session to work out a revenue package to balance some $500 million in cuts that will otherwise be ...Read More »
The speaker of the House of Delegates doesn’t think it’s going to be so easy to convene special session anytime soon. Speaker Michael E. Busch, D-Anne Arundel, said lawmakers have other jobs and some already have vacation plans. Getting 141 ...Read More »
ANNAPOLIS — The Maryland General Assembly’s 2012 regular session staggered to a contentious close at midnight Monday with a “doomsday budget” in place that would have to be balanced with more than $500 million in spending cuts. Caught behind the ...
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Tough decisions are being made in Annapolis about the state budget, and the long-time director of the Walter’s Art Museum announced he would be stepping down. Those stories and more in this week’s business top 5. 1. Analyst: ‘Doomsday Budget’ ...Read More »
State approves I-95 plaza deal The Board of Public Works voted 2-1 Wednesday, with Comptroller Peter Franchot dissenting, to approve a disputed contract with Areas USA to renovate the Maryland House and the Chesapeake House on Interstate 95 to make them ...
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They called it the Doomsday budget. It got plenty of advance notice. It would be a spending plan for the next fiscal year balanced by cuts alone. With no new tax revenue, in other words. No one wants more or ...Read More »
The Senate Budget and Taxation Committee will vote Thursday afternoon on a budget bill to send to the chamber floor. Senate subcommittees are slated to report to the committee at 1 p.m. Thursday, followed by a full committee vote that ...Read More »