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Lawmakers meet to hash out budget differences

ANNAPOLIS — Maryland lawmakers and legislative staff are hoping to iron out differences in budgets passed by the state Senate and House of Delegates by midweek. A committee of legislators began meeting Monday morning and resolved some preliminary differences in ...

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O’Malley submits legislative redistricting map

ANNAPOLIS — Gov. Martin O’Malley has sent Maryland’s state legislative redistricting map to the General Assembly. O’Malley presented the map on Wednesday, the first day of the state’s 90-day legislative session. The map creates 12 districts that are majority African-American. ...

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Even with tax hikes, transit funds lacking

ANNAPOLIS — A proposal to raise nearly $900 million a year more to spend on Maryland’s transportation needs would fall billions short of goals to pay for three major transit lines and support local projects and other initiatives, state budget ...

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Senate panel takes up MERS bill, others

ANNAPOLIS — An influential Senate committee heard testimony from homeowners’ and lenders’ attorneys Wednesday on three bills designed to make it easier for borrowers facing foreclosure to discover who owns their loans before it is too late. One of the ...

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Legislative leaders meet with O’Malley on budget

ANNAPOLIS — Maryland’s legislative leadership is scheduled to meet with Gov. Martin O’Malley to talk about his budget proposal. House Speaker Michael Busch and Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller are going to meet with O’Malley at noon on Friday, ...

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