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General Assembly passes strict gun-control legislation

ANNAPOLIS — Maryland’s already-strong gun laws will become among the strictest in the nation with a measure passed by the General Assembly Thursday, sending the bill to the Democratic governor who proposed the legislation in the aftermath of December’s massacre ...

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Assembly approves tax increase, teacher pension cost shifts

ANNAPOLIS — The General Assembly gave final approval early Wednesday afternoon to a budget package that will raise taxes on the wealthiest Maryland residents and shift the cost of teacher pensions to local jurisdictions. The tax package, which did not ...

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General Assembly passes health exchange bill

ANNAPOLIS — The Maryland General Assembly has finished work on legislation to create the framework for a public marketplace to provide health care to the uninsured. The state Senate gave final approval to the bill Thursday, sending it to Gov. ...

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House passes $1T budget bill, avoids shutdown

WASHINGTON — The House has passed a $1 trillion-plus catchall budget bill paying for day-to-day budgets of 10 Cabinet departments and averting a government shutdown. The 296-121 vote to approve the measure represented a rare moment of bipartisanship in a ...

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