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House speaker says pit bull ruling should be discussed

The presiding officer of the House of Delegates said the General Assembly should do something about a recent Court of Appeals ruling that calls pit bulls inherently dangerous. The ruling makes owners and landlords automatically liable if a pit bull ...

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O’Malley invites presiding officers to talk taxes over eggs

Maybe a hot breakfast in the governor’s mansion will ease tensions enough for Gov. Martin O’Malley and the presiding officers of the General Assembly to approach consensus on state revenues. After Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller Jr. sent O’Malley ...

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Public-private partnership bill advances in House of Delegates

ANNAPOLIS — Legislation providing rules to govern public-private partnership awards was given preliminary approval in the House of Delegates Saturday, following a heated debate punctuated by the House Speaker lecturing an Eastern Shore Republican for “disparaging” House members. The administration ...

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Md. speaker doesn’t sense urgency on table games

ANNAPOLIS — House Speaker Michael Busch says he doesn’t see the need to approve legislation to expand table games at gambling facilities this year. Busch underscored to reporters on Tuesday that any expansion of games like blackjack and roulette must ...

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