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Minimum wage bill for disabled Md. workers called a battle for civil rights

Sen. Thomas Middleton, D-Charles County and chairman of the Senate Finance Committee.. (File)

A bill that would eliminate a program allowing people with disabilities to be paid a subminimum wage was the subject of lengthy hearings last week before House and Senate committees. For both sides, House Bill 420 and Senate Bill 417, ...

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O’Malley to take case for wind energy to Senate; Miller expected at rally

A suddenly supportive Senate committee will hear Gov. Martin O’Malley reiterate his support on Wednesday for building energy-producing wind turbines off the coast of Ocean City.

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O’Malley wind bill is sent for summer study

ANNAPOLIS — Legislation designed to spur development of an offshore wind energy industry in Maryland will be relegated to summer study, legislative leaders said Thursday evening. Sen. Thomas M. “Mac” Middleton and Del. Dereck E. Davis, who lead the committees ...

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Maryland House committee may vote on offshore wind bill

ANNAPOLIS — A Maryland House committee could vote soon on a measure aimed at developing offshore wind turbines. Chairman Dereck Davis says the House Economic Matters Committee could vote as soon as Thursday on the legislation, which is a priority ...

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