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Bill proposes negotiation rights for state workers

ANNAPOLIS — A state Senate panel will hear testimony on a bill to expand collective bargaining rights to certain state employees Sen. Catherine Pugh’s bill, which would extend salary negotiation options to workers in the Office of the Comptroller, the ...

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Starbucks leaving I-95 travel plazas

A Board of Public Works vote will cost some Maryland drivers their grande cups of Pike Place Roast and venti Caramel Macchiatos. Areas USA Inc., the winning bidder in a Maryland Transportation Authority project to renovate two Interstate 95 travel ...

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Board of Public Works approves travel plaza contract

ANNAPOLIS — Two Interstate 95 travel plazas will be “like-new” by December 2014 after the Maryland House and Chesapeake House are renovated to bring the facilities up to par with other plazas on the east coast. The Board of Public ...

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Bethesda-based HMSHost will keep its travel plaza protest alive

Lawyers for the losing bidder on a project to renovate two Interstate 95 travel plazas will try to convince the Board of Public Works on Wednesday that the Maryland Transportation Authority violated procurement law in the bid process. The board ...

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Judge dissolves I-95 travel plaza restraining order

A Montgomery County Circuit Court judge Friday dissolved a restraining order that prevented the Board of Public Works from awarding a contract to redevelop two Interstate 95 travel plazas. With the restraining order rescinded, the board is free to vote ...

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Construction at Interstate 95 and Route 43 begins

Construction at the Interstate 95 and Route 43 interchange, which officials say will drastically reduce congestion in the corridor by 2014, began Monday, the Maryland Transportation Authority said. The $142.6 million project is part of the state’s $1.03 billion plan ...

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Week in review – 2/24/12: Grand Prix deal gets OK

Grand Prix deal gets OK Baltimore’s Board of Estimates voted 3-2 Wednesday to approve a contract with Downforce Racing LLC for the right to run the Baltimore Grand Prix for the next five years. Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, City Solicitor George A. ...

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Board of Public Works puts off vote on I-95 travel plaza modernization

ANNAPOLIS – The Board of Public Works Wednesday deferred its decision on a disputed contract proposal to renovate two travel plazas on Interstate 95 in Harford and Cecil counties. The deferment pushes the board’s vote to its next meeting, March ...

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Local taxes for transit projects proposed

ANNAPOLIS – As Gov. Martin O’Malley prepares to introduce a plan to raise taxes on gasoline, some state lawmakers are pushing their own proposals to pay for the massive transit projects at the top of the state’s transportation to-do list. ...

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