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With new year, new laws take effect in Maryland

ANNAPOLIS — Power suppliers that sell electricity in Maryland will have to buy more energy from solar sources under a new law taking effect Saturday. While most new laws passed in the 2010 legislative session already have taken effect, the ...

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Unhappy Democrats say tax bill likely to pass

WASHINGTON — Slowly, painfully and reluctantly, congressional Democrats are slogging their way toward acceptance of President Barack Obama’s tax cut compromise, which would let rich and poor Americans keep Bush-era tax cuts that were scheduled to expire this month. After ...

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Obama defends tax deal, says best for the nation

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama on Tuesday staunchly defended his decision to compromise with Republicans and temporarily extend about-to-expire tax cuts for all Americans. “There are some who would have preferred a protracted political fight,” the president said at a White ...

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Obama optimistic about bipartisan deal on taxes

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama says he is optimistic that Democrats and Republicans will come to agreements on several issues in the coming weeks. Obama says the most important issue lawmakers must resolve is making sure taxes don’t increase for ...

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Expiring energy efficiency tax credit no pain to window firms

With the federal government’s tax credit for the installation of energy-efficient windows set to expire at the end of this year, some area business owners have more work than they know what to do with. Terry Klara, Maryland president of ...

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