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States’ financial woes likely to erode services

WASHINGTON — U.S. states face long-term budget burdens that are already limiting their ability to pay for basic services such as law enforcement, local schools and transportation, a report released Tuesday said. Aging populations and rising health care costs are ...

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Lawmakers meet to hash out budget differences

ANNAPOLIS — Maryland lawmakers and legislative staff are hoping to iron out differences in budgets passed by the state Senate and House of Delegates by midweek. A committee of legislators began meeting Monday morning and resolved some preliminary differences in ...

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General Assembly ethics commission holds first meeting

ANNAPOLIS — A new ethics commission in the Maryland General Assembly has held its first meeting to review state ethics policies. The seven-member panel of state senators met Friday to begin discussing what they will be reviewing. They plan to ...

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