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P.G. County Exec. Baker backs National Harbor casino idea

ANNAPOLIS — Prince George’s County Executive Rushern Baker’s administration outlined support Thursday to build a luxurious Las-Vegas-style casino on the Potomac River at National Harbor near the nation’s capital that would cost about $1 billion. A consultant hired by the ...

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The Daily Record’s Eye on Annapolis Happy Hour (access required)

The Daily Record and Alexander & Cleaver held their annual Eye on Annapolis Happy Hour Thursday night in the state capital. Held at Harry Browne's across the street from the State House, the event hosted many of Maryland's prominent lawmakers and public officials.

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Maryland lawmakers convene for session

ANNAPOLIS— Maryland lawmakers are gathering for their annual 90-day legislative session. The session begins Wednesday at noon in Annapolis. Gov. Martin O’Malley, a Democrat, and the two presiding officers of the General Assembly are scheduled to talk about the session ...

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Lawmakers look for more reports from DJS

ANNAPOLIS — In an attempt to fix the state’s most troubled agency without spending more money, lawmakers are asking the Department of Juvenile Services for reports rather than policy changes. A bill that would have mandated substantially equivalent services for ...

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Maryland lawmakers decide to study UM campus merger

ANNAPOLIS — Maryland lawmakers have decided to move ahead with studying the idea of merging the University of Maryland, College Park and the University of Maryland, Baltimore. A budget conference committee made the decision Tuesday while wrapping up its budget ...

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Death penalty debated before committee

ANNAPOLIS — A former Maryland House Speaker and a man who served time on death row before being exonerated urged lawmakers Tuesday to repeal capital punishment in the state. Opposing them were a county state’s attorney and law enforcement associations, ...

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Bill to allow medical marijuana in Maryland to have hearing

ANNAPOLIS — Maryland lawmakers are holding a hearing on a measure to legalize medical marijuana in Maryland. The bill will get a hearing Monday afternoon in Annapolis. Last year, the state Senate approved a measure to allow state-licensed pharmacies and ...

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Financial literacy bill would require money course

ANNAPOLIS — Maryland high schoolers would have to complete a course in financial literacy in order to graduate under a bill state lawmakers are considering. Supporters, including Comptroller Peter Franchot, said Wednesday that massive debt and bankruptcy plans offered as ...

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Lawmakers support Maryland anti-terror training site

ADAMSTOWN — State lawmakers from Frederick County are endorsing a former factory site near Adamstown as a training center for U.S. embassy security workers. The county’s delegation to the General Assembly agreed Friday to write a letter supporting Alcoa Inc.’s ...

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