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Amendment would remove official when found guilty in Maryland

ANNAPOLIS — A proposed constitutional amendment would remove any state, county or municipal official from office at the finding of guilt, instead of when the official is sentenced. The Maryland constitutional amendment was introduced on Tuesday by Dels. Jolene Ivey, ...

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O’Malley discusses shift of pension costs

ANNAPOLIS — Gov. Martin O’Malley discussed plans Tuesday with legislative leaders to shift teacher pension costs to Maryland counties and reduce tax exemptions for high-end earners, participants in the meeting said. Maryland is one of the few states in the ...

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Newsmakers: General Assembly leaders Miller and Busch

Maryland Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller and House of Delegates Speaker Michael Busch sat down with State House reporter Nick Sohr to talk about the big issues facing the General Assembly this session. Topics discussed are the state budget, transportation, same-sex marriage and a wind energy bill.

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Kweisi Mfume endorses Sen. Cardin

Former Maryland Congressman Kweisi Mfume is endorsing Sen. Ben Cardin’s bid for re-election as the senator faces a Democratic primary challenge. Cardin’s campaign announced Mfume’s support Friday. Mfume, the former president and CEO of the National Association for the Advancement ...

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Blueprint Maryland’s Delaney exploring congressional run

John Delaney, the Montgomery County businessman behind Blueprint Maryland, is considering a run for the U.S. House of Representatives in the freshly redrawn 6th Congressional District. Blueprint is Delaney’s roadmap to move Maryland beyond its dependence on federal largess. “Old ...

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Miller, Busch see difficulty in raising gas tax

CAMBRIDGE — Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller and Speaker of the House of Delegates Michael Busch say that while they support spending more on transportation infrastructure to create jobs, it will be difficult to get a majority vote for ...

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Maryland Senate approves redistricting bill

ANNAPOLIS — The Maryland Senate approved Democratic Gov. Martin O’Malley’s congressional redistricting plan on a 33-13 vote on Tuesday, and Democrats said the new map reflects necessary demographic changes while Republicans contended it favors party politics over the people. All ...

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