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State Senate votes to hike judges’ salaries by 3 percent

ANNAPOLIS — The Senate rejected a floor amendment to freeze judges’ salaries at current levels Monday night as it cleared the way for final passage of a 3 percent pay raise over three years — an increase of up to ...

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Analyst: ‘Doomsday Budget’ would cost 500 state jobs

ANNAPOLIS — Hundreds of state jobs would be eliminated and agencies would face across-the-board budget cuts should the Maryland Senate choose to pass a so-called “Doomsday Budget,” according to the state’s director of the Office of Policy Analysis in the ...

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Analysts brief lawmakers on Maryland’s ‘doomsday’ budget

ANNAPOLIS — Maryland analysts have outlined nearly $800 million in additional budget cuts to fill budget gaps in case lawmakers can’t agree on new taxes or savings. Warren Deschenaux, director of the state’s Office of Policy Analysis, presented a wide-ranging ...

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Senate panel to receive analysis of ‘doomsday’ budget

It is unlikely the General Assembly would seriously consider a so-called doomsday budget proposal consisting of no new revenue streams and more than $1 billion in cuts, a public policy expert said Monday. “It’s not like this is the first ...

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General Assembly eyes O’Malley’s budget proposal

It’s now all about the money in Annapolis. With the landmark approval of same-sex marriage legislation in the Senate last week, the 2012 Maryland General Assembly will turn its attention from one of the session’s biggest social issue bills to the ...

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