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2013 Maryland General Assembly adjourns Sine Die

With most big ticket items passed days and weeks ago, the General Assembly session strolled to a close Monday night, concluding a session when the legislature agreed to repeal the death penalty, increase the gas tax, develop comprehensive gun control legislation and incentivize development of offshore wind energy.

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General Assembly enters the home stretch

ANNAPOLIS — While Maryland lawmakers will have plenty to do in the last week of the state’s legislative session, most of the high-profile measures backed by Gov. Martin O’Malley already have been approved by the General Assembly. An increase in ...

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Md. politics show signs of moving further left

After years of trying, Gov. Martin O’Malley finally has won legislative approval of two priorities of his administration: a ban on capital punishment and a measure to develop offshore wind. What helped cause the breakthrough? Political scientists say a state ...

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