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Local leaders lobby for gas tax hike

ANNAPOLIS — County and city leaders from four of Maryland’s largest jurisdictions pressed Tuesday for the General Assembly to add 10 cents to the state’s gasoline tax, but the measure could be put on hold as uncertainty in the Middle ...

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Md. speaker doesn’t sense urgency on table games

ANNAPOLIS — House Speaker Michael Busch says he doesn’t see the need to approve legislation to expand table games at gambling facilities this year. Busch underscored to reporters on Tuesday that any expansion of games like blackjack and roulette must ...

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O’Malley’s budget cuts transportation, Medicaid reimbursements

House Speaker Michael E. Busch, D-Anne Arundel, said Friday morning Gov. Martin O’Malley’s budget proposal would cut state and highway transportation dollars, K-12 education funding and Medicaid reimbursements to hospitals. The budget also includes a 3 percent hike in college ...

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Legislative leaders meet with O’Malley on budget

ANNAPOLIS — Maryland’s legislative leadership is scheduled to meet with Gov. Martin O’Malley to talk about his budget proposal. House Speaker Michael Busch and Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller are going to meet with O’Malley at noon on Friday, ...

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Md. Speaker Busch makes House committee appointments

The leadership of the House committees that oversee taxes and legal issues will have a new look in the 2011 legislative session, according to committee rosters Speaker Michael E. Busch, D-Anne Arundel, released Wednesday. Del. Samuel I. “Sandy” Rosenberg, who ...

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Md. General Assembly races yield few surprises

With all the upsets on the national level, Maryland’s General Assembly races offered little in the way of surprises and upsets. Republicans repeatedly labeled Speaker of the House Michael E. Busch a top target, but the longtime legislative leader held ...

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Speaker Busch in the GOP crosshairs

When former Gov. Robert L. Ehrlich Jr., a Republican, spoke to the Maryland Chamber of Commerce Thursday night, he made a point to compliment Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller Jr, the Democratic leader of the upper chamber that overturned ...

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