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Legislators reflect on 2013 General Assembly session

Senators and delegates on both sides of the aisle agree that the 2013 General Assembly session was eventful and historically significant. As the session came to a close Monday night, they spoke about the measures they were most and least happy about.

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Frosh: Majority of Senate would support fracking moratorium

A majority of the state Senate would support a legislative moratorium on hydraulic fracturing if such a bill is released from committee, Sen. Brian E. Frosh said Wednesday.

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Frosh contemplates attorney-general run

Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee Chair Brian E. Frosh, D-Montgomery, said Thursday that he is seriously contemplating a run to succeed Douglas F. Gansler...

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Maryland Senate committee to call for annual online financial disclosure

ANNAPOLIS — The financial disclosure forms filed every year by Maryland lawmakers would be available to the public online under a proposal being crafted by a state Senate special committee. Maryland is the only state in the country that requires ...

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New ethics panel to consider fines, disclosures

ANNAPOLIS — A new ethics panel of seven state senators will consider posting Maryland lawmakers’ financial disclosure statements online and establishing sanctions that could include fines for ethical transgressions, the panel’s chairman said Friday during the group’s first meeting. Sen. ...

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Maryland Senate panel tackles ethics reform

As Maryland lawmakers consider sanctions against one of their own, a new committee of seven senators will be searching for ways to make the state’s ethics laws more open and transparent and toughen sanctions against lawmakers who break them. The ...

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Lawmakers look for more reports from DJS

ANNAPOLIS — In an attempt to fix the state’s most troubled agency without spending more money, lawmakers are asking the Department of Juvenile Services for reports rather than policy changes. A bill that would have mandated substantially equivalent services for ...

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Lawmakers eye defense funding

Faced with a $1.6 billion budget deficit, Maryland lawmakers are asking their federal counterparts to cut the defense budget and spread the wealth. The letter, to be released Monday and signed by Sen. Jamie Raskin and Del. Sheila E. Hixson, ...

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