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Transportation money not in governor’s agenda (access required)

Noticeably missing in the legislative agenda unveiled by Gov. Martin O'Malley Friday is anything that would address the state's dearth of money to pay for mass transit projects and maintain highways, roads and bridges.

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O’Malley to testify on offshore wind measure

ANNAPOLIS — Gov. Martin O’Malley will be speaking in support of a bill aimed at developing offshore wind energy in Maryland. O’Malley, a Democrat, is scheduled to testify Tuesday before the Senate Finance Committee. The governor has made the measure ...

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O’Malley set to give State of the State speech

ANNAPOLIS — Gov. Martin O’Malley will be giving his sixth State of the State speech. O’Malley, a Democrat, is scheduled to give the speech at noon Wednesday in Annapolis before a joint session of the Maryland General Assembly. The governor ...

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O’Malley supports applying sales tax to gasoline (access required)

Gov. Martin O’Malley outlined a proposal on Monday to apply Maryland’s sales tax to gasoline, calling it the “best option” to boost spending on roads, bridges, rail lines and other transportation projects. The 6 percent sales tax would be phased ...

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Maryland septics legislation prompts criticism, confusion

ANNAPOLIS — Groups representing farmers and counties say they still have concerns about a reworked bill to control septic systems in Maryland. Officials with groups representing the two key stakeholders have been looking over the complex measure since it was ...

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O’Malley takes new tack on wind (access required)

ANNAPOLIS — Gov. Martin O’Malley’s second try at legislation to foster development of an offshore wind energy farm includes what he has billed as stronger protections for power customers and more palatable requirements for utility companies. The governor called the ...

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O’Malley meets with his tweeps (access required)

Gov. Martin O’Malley held his first “Tweetup” Monday morning, fielding a handful of questions from 16 Twitter followers who met in person to discuss issues in the state. “We have an opportunity in these times to be better connected than ...

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O’Malley to discuss legislative agenda in ‘Tweetup’

ANNAPOLIS — Gov. Martin O’Malley will be outlining his legislative agenda. O’Malley is hyping his announcements on Monday by touting what is being described as the first “Tweetup” by a Maryland governor. A “Tweetup” is an in-person gathering of people ...

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Governor O’Malley proposing offshore wind requirement

ANNAPOLIS — Maryland’s governor plans to introduce legislation that would require utilities to enter into long-term contracts for offshore wind power. O’Malley spokesman Shaun Adamec says an offshore wind power bill is expected to be part of the legislative agenda ...

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