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Energy lobbyists spent big in Md., but failed to win on fracking

ANNAPOLIS — The oil and natural gas industry spent more than $1.4 million to influence Maryland lawmakers during this year’s General Assembly session. But lobbyists still lost their fight to allow fracking in Maryland. The Baltimore Sun reported Tuesday that the ...

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Hogan legislation focuses on redistricting, ethics and lobbying reform

ANNAPOLIS — Gov. Larry Hogan Thursday announced a set of proposed measures he said would reform state government in the wake of a number of recent criminal and ethics investigations of state and local officials. The four-bill package includes legislation to overhaul state ...

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Ex-state lawmaker Bohanan’s ‘consulting’ raises eyebrows

ANNAPOLIS — When a Rockville paint manufacturer ran into trouble with a contract with the state of Maryland, John Bohanan knew just what to do. The former Democratic state legislator, who works as a consultant for lobbying firm Cornerstone Government Affairs, ...

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