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Doug Gansler loves being AG, but his war chest is growing

Doug Gansler

Maryland Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler, sounding for all the world like a gubernatorial candidate, voiced deep concern about what he called the state’s failure to keep and attract large companies, and said he opposes the coming gas-tax increase proposed by Gov. Martin O’Malley.

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C. Fraser Smith: Political ambitions and hard votes

Lawmakers in Annapolis are watching a somewhat unusual drama: Gov. Martin O’Malley running from pillar to post in search of their votes! The governor has worked hard for votes in the past, of course, but the pace this year may ...

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Week in review – 2/3/12: O’Malley backs taxes for jobs

O’Malley backs taxes for jobs Gov. Martin O’Malley called for tax increases Wednesday in his State of the State address, urging lawmakers to weigh those “tough choices, the costs and the trade-offs” against the jobs he hopes to support through increased ...

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Maryland begins 2012 legislative with big money issues on the table

Maryland’s lawmakers are back in Annapolis on Wednesday for the 430th legislative session. The General Assembly faces a host of major fiscal issues, including a $1.1 billion budget deficit and a push by powerful lawmakers and interest groups to raise more ...

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Donald C. Fry: Assembly leaders back disingenuous gas tax

State lawmakers face a session of reckoning during the Maryland General Assembly’s next three months in Annapolis. First, they face an estimated $1.6 billion operating budget deficit for the fiscal year that begins July 1 without benefit of more than ...

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