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Maryland top earners would pay more under O’Malley budget

ANNAPOLIS — Gov. Martin O’Malley called for higher taxes Wednesday on Maryland’s top earners, new Internet-based revenues, and for counties to shoulder a share of teacher pension costs to support a “difficult” $35.9 billion budget. The fiscal 2013 proposal is ...

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Maryland lawmakers convene for session

ANNAPOLIS— Maryland lawmakers are gathering for their annual 90-day legislative session. The session begins Wednesday at noon in Annapolis. Gov. Martin O’Malley, a Democrat, and the two presiding officers of the General Assembly are scheduled to talk about the session ...

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Obama council makes urgent plea for jobs measures

WASHINGTON — Decrying the human toll of the nation’s economic and financial crisis, a group of corporate and labor leaders advising President Barack Obama is calling for sweeping and urgent changes in government policies, from liberalized immigration and less restrictive ...

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Rawlings-Blake, fellow mayors urge passage of Obama’s jobs plan

WASHINGTON — Six Democratic mayors were joined by a Republican mayor in urging President Barack Obama and Congress to work together to create jobs and rebuild the nation’s crumbling infrastructure. The mayors spoke Tuesday after meeting with White House officials ...

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New financial incentives offered for Baltimore gaming license

Baltimore City offered would-be casino developers new financial incentives to bid on the city’s lone gaming license on Wednesday. The changes approved by the Board of Estimates include the diversion of up to $6 million in slot machine tax revenue ...

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