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Md. rural counties lobbying group files report

FREDERICK — A 10-county partnership is lobbying state lawmakers on behalf of rural Maryland. The Frederick News Post reports that the Maryland Rural Counties Coalition’s first report shows the group spent $27,500 on lobbyists and $8,578 hosting events for lawmakers ...

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Security guard wounded in shooting at Family Research Council

WASHINGTON — A man suspected of shooting and wounding a security guard at the headquarters of a Christian lobbying group on Wednesday made a negative reference about the organization’s work before opening fire, a law enforcement official said. Police said ...

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Garagiola gets ethics reprimand

ANNAPOLIS — State Senate Majority Leader Rob Garagiola is being reprimanded for an ethics violation linked to his employment by a Washington lobbying firm from 2001-03. The Joint Committee on Legislative Ethics confirmed Thursday it sent the Montgomery County Democrat ...

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Prince George’s County focuses efforts to attract FBI

UPPER MARLBORO — Prince George’s County is launching a task force and hiring a lobbyist to focus efforts on bringing the FBI headquarters to the county. The General Services Administration has been authorized to pursue a private sector lease for ...

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Analysis: Email attacks against Garagiola don’t hold up

WASHINGTON — Sixth District Democratic congressional candidate Rob Garagiola never shared cases with notorious lobbyist Jack Abramoff, according to their law firm. Moreover, public information used in political attacks on Garagiola linking the two is in error, an investigation by ...

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