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Eye Opener: Two special sessions?

A group of reporters and their coffee cups waited nearly two hours Tuesday morning for Gov. Martin O’Malley, Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller Jr. and House Speaker Michael E. Busch to emerge from the governor’s mansion with a budget ...

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O’Malley lobbies lawmakers for offshore wind

ANNAPOLIS — Gov. Martin O’Malley lobbied lawmakers Tuesday for one of the key pieces of his environmental agenda, a reworked offshore wind power bill modeled on a New Jersey law. The bill follows one that was killed the year before ...

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Md. could look to N.J. for wind power model

ANNAPOLIS — Maryland lawmakers are preparing to resume debate on one of Gov. Martin O’Malley’s major green initiatives, an offshore wind energy bill that stalled during the last legislative session amid concerns about the cost to utility companies and their ...

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O’Malley says assembly ‘choked’ on his agenda

ANNAPOLIS — Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley says the General Assembly “choked” on two of his top priorities this year. O’Malley said Monday on WYPR’s “Maryland Morning with Sheilah Kast” that lawmakers shelved his plans to crack down on septic system ...

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Gov. O’Malley’s legislative package highlights ‘strategic investments’

Gov. Martin O’Malley unveiled legislation Monday designed to spur investment in alternative energy and high-tech startups and bring Maryland in line with the federal health care overhaul passed last year. The legislation would “make and protect strategic investments for a ...

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