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Maryland’s top lobbyists got $15.5M during 2011 session

Maryland’s biggest businesses, interest groups and labor unions increased spending on lobbyists to $15.5 million during the 2011 General Assembly session, according to the State Ethics Commission. That was a 14.4 percent bump over the 2010 session, when the top ...

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Lobbyists debate contributory negligence

ANNAPOLIS — Representatives from about 25 businesses and municipalities pressed a House committee Wednesday to approve legislation to codify Maryland’s common-law ban on plaintiffs in personal injury cases from recovering damages if they were partially at fault. Meanwhile, a trio ...

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