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Wind vote Thursday in Md. House committee

Dereck Davis, chairman of the House Economic Matters Committee, said Tuesday night that he expects his committee to vote on the governor’s wind energy proposal Thursday. The committee has been considering some changes proposed by the governor to win over ...

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Maryland House gives initial OK to capital budget

ANNAPOLIS — The House of Delegates gave preliminary approval Tuesday to Maryland’s fiscal year 2012 capital budget, which authorizes $925 million in new borrowing for infrastructure. The capital budget includes $250 million for school construction. There’s also $198 million for ...

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Md. House ready to debate natural gas drilling

ANNAPOLIS — The Maryland House of Delegates is set to vote this week on an effort to restrict drilling for natural gas in western Maryland. Democratic Delegate Heather Mizeur of Montgomery County is pushing a bill to severely limit when ...

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Maryland House to take final vote on gay marriage

ANNAPOLIS — The Maryland House of Delegates is preparing to take its final vote gay marriage, in what could be the last step before Gov. Martin O’Malley signs the bill into law. The House is set to begin deliberations at ...

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Md. House committee holds hearing on pensions

ANNAPOLIS — A proposal to increase Maryland state employees’ pension contribution rate from 5 percent to 7 percent is getting a hearing before a House of Delegates committee. The House Appropriations Committee will discuss the proposal on Tuesday. Gov. Martin ...

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State utility executives are grilled over power outages

ANNAPOLIS — As calls grow for new laws that would hold utility companies responsible for sub-standard responses to power outages caused by storms, executives from Pepco, Baltimore Gas & Electric Co. and Allegheny Power were grilled Tuesday by members of ...

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Disabled protest possible budget cuts in Annapolis

ANNAPOLIS — Disabled Maryland residents are calling on Gov. Martin O’Malley to avoid budget cuts to Medicaid that they fear could damage community-based support services and force them into nursing homes. About 10 people held a brief protest inside the ...

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