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Nancy Kopp re-elected as Maryland treasurer

ANNAPOLIS — Maryland Treasurer Nancy Kopp has been re-elected by the Maryland General Assembly. Kopp, a Democrat who has been treasurer since 2002, was chosen by lawmakers on Thursday over Republican William Campbell. The Democrat-controlled General Assembly chose Kopp during ...

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Franchot opposes $33M for State Center parking garage

The $33 million state debt burden for the State Center parking garage, as well as the absence of a formal agreement on labor costs or local hiring, led Comptroller Peter Franchot to vote against approving the parking garage lease agreement ...

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State approves Maryland Stadium Authority settlement with Orioles

The state approved on Wednesday a $913,000 settlement with the Baltimore Orioles, finally putting to a rest a dispute over stadium rent that has simmered for six years. The deal also modifies the team’s lease of Oriole Park at Camden ...

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Maryland board approves $485M deal for emergency network

ANNAPOLIS — A Maryland board has approved a $485 million contract over 15 years with Motorola Inc. to begin building a single communications network to link all first responders and state officials across Maryland. The Board of Public Works voted ...

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Orioles to pay $913K for ad boards

The Baltimore Orioles will pay the state $913,000 to settle a long-standing dispute over advertising revenues as part of a deal approved Tuesday night by the Maryland Stadium Authority. The settlement, which must be approved by the state Board of ...

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State doesn’t approve rest stop maintenance contract

ANNAPOLIS — The Board of Public Works Wednesday declined to approve a $4.8 million state contract for rest stop maintenance instead of awarding it to the winning bidder. Department of Transportation Secretary Beverley K. Swaim-Staley said a rebid of the ...

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Franchot seeks TV time for good behavior (access required)

Every two weeks, the governor, comptroller and treasurer gather for normally stodgy Board of Public works meetings to approve the acquisition of conservation land, construction contracts, lawsuit settlements and payments to private snow plowers. They usually single out a handful ...

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