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$3.5B capital budget includes money for Ripken Stadium, Rocky Gap resort (access required)

Ripken Stadium

The House of Delegates on Saturday approved a $3.5 billion capital budget that includes money for major Baltimore revitalization projects, infrastructure improvements for a proposed Western Maryland casino and renovations of Cal Ripken Jr.’s minor league baseball stadium in Harford County.

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Miller pitches transportation funding proposal

ANNAPOLIS — A gas tax increase is among the ideas Maryland’s Senate president is floating to raise badly needed money for transportation. Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller told reporters Wednesday his plan includes a proposal to raise about $300 ...

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Md. officials fixing cracks in ICC overpasses

GREENBELT — Maryland State Highway Administration officials say crews are working to repair cracks found in overpasses on the Intercounty Connector. Inspectors for the administration have discovered cracks on 10 bridges along the new $2.5 billion toll highway. David Buck, ...

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Transportation head Swaim-Staley to resign (access required)

Maryland Department of Transportation Secretary Beverley K. Swaim-Staley said Monday she is stepping down effective July 1 after a 25-year career in state government. Swaim-Staley was appointed in September 2009 by Gov. Martin O’Malley to oversee the department’s $3.8 billion ...

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Pipkin demands Maryland transportation head step down (access required)

State Sen. E.J. Pipkin, R-Upper Shore, has turned his sights on another branch of Gov. Martin O’Malley’s administration. The top Republican in the upper chamber, Pipkin called Friday for the resignation of Transportation Secretary Beverley K. Swaim-Staley in the wake ...

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