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Md. leaders ask Congress to help stabilize insurance market

Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller, left, shakes hands Wednesday with Gov. Larry Hogan on the occasion of his fourth State of the State address. (The Daily Record / Maximilian Franz)

Maryland’s leaders are asking the state’s congressional delegation to help find solutions to stabilize the individual health insurance market. In a letter, Gov. Larry Hogan, Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller Jr. and House Speaker Michael E. Busch asked Congress ...

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O’Malley intended Md. redistricting map to favor Democrats

Former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley defended the 'zero tolerance' approach again Wednesday, saying the Justice Department Report report did not account for improvements, including "historic reductions in violent crime" under his watch. (Jim Cole/AP file photo)

ANNAPOLIS — Former Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley testified that part of his intent was to shift a congressional district long held by a Republican to a Democrat when the state redrew its eight districts in 2011. O’Malley, a Democrat whose ...

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Special session for cannabis? Busch says we just finished one

House Speaker Michael Busch, left, and Senate President Miller sit side by side during the 2017 Annapolis Summit.  (The Daily Record / Maximilian Franz)

Prospects of a special session on medical cannabis licenses continue to be dim as the leaders of the House and Senate have yet to agree to a bill or even sit down and talk.

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Md. Democratic leaders roll out legislation focused on Trump

House Speaker Michael Busch, left, and Senate President Miller sit side by side during the 2017 Annapolis Summit.  (The Daily Record / Maximilian Franz)

ANNAPOLIS — President Donald Trump is front and center in a legislative package rolled out by the state’s top Democratic lawmakers. The package of bills and resolutions announced Tuesday represent the first publicly stated priorities endorsed by House Speaker Michael E. Busch ...

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Dropping the Mike: William Donald Schaefer was a ‘bully’

(The Daily Record / Maximilian Franz)

Relationships can be difficult things even in politics where interpersonal connections always loom large. Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller Jr. knows this as well as anyone and said he has tried to be a bridge in one of the ...

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Amid the sniping, some pledges of bipartisanship

Gov. Larry Hogan, left, speaks with WEAA's Marc Steiner on Wednesday morning during the Annapolis Summit. (Maximilian Franz/The Daily Record)

ANNAPOLIS — Gov. Larry Hogan on Wednesday offered a full-throated defense of his efforts to govern in a bipartisan fashion, saying that it is Democrats who have rebuffed his efforts to work with them. Hogan reiterated his determination to repeal a transportation ...

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