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Amtrak: Subsidy cuts would jeopardize service

WASHINGTON — Amtrak’s president says long-distance trains and some short-haul routes would be jeopardized and service in the busy Northeast corridor might have to be slowed if federal subsidy cuts proposed by a House subcommittee are realized. Iowa Republican Rep. ...

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Congressional committees plan more IRS hearings

WASHINGTON — At least two congressional panels are planning more hearings next week on the Internal Revenue Service’s targeting of conservative groups seeking tax-exempt status. Underscoring how the IRS controversy is spreading, 25 tea party and conservative groups filed a ...

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Bringing Babe Ruth’s birthplace into 21st century

ANNAPOLIS — Major renovations to the Babe Ruth Birthplace Museum, put on hold during the recession, are on the way if the state agrees to extend a grant to the organization that maintains the downtown Baltimore landmark. The General Assembly ...

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Gridlock in Md. House could spell disaster for police aid

ANNAPOLIS — Maryland’s House of Delegates could resort to sizeable reductions to local police aid, including never-before-cut discretionary grants, should it fail to adopt a revised version of the Senate’s budget package. The House Appropriations Committee is considering contingency measures ...

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Bill would penalize agencies that repeat audit findings

ANNAPOLIS — Legislation that would strip state agencies of a portion of their budget should they have repeat audit findings would add teeth to such legislative audits, the bill’s sponsor said Tuesday. If passed, the state could realize significant savings ...

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Repeat audit offenders would lose state money under proposed bill

ANNAPOLIS — Legislation that would strip state agencies of a portion of their budget should they have repeat audit findings would add teeth to such legislative audits, the bill’s sponsor said Tuesday. If passed, the state could realize significant savings ...

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