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Frosh campaign account has almost $400,000

Sen. Brian E. Frosh, a Montgomery County Democrat who chairs the Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee, has a campaign war chest of $390,655.89, about 90 percent of which has been raised since November.

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Officials speak in favor of abolishing the death penalty

Members of the NAACP and state and local lawmakers met Tuesday to discuss their push to repeal the death penalty in Maryland. Gov. Martin O’Malley announced his plan to submit legislation to the General Assembly that would replace the death penalty with life without parole.

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Sights and sounds from the General Assembly’s opening day

The Maryland General Assembly opened its 2013 session Wednesday in the State House in Annapolis. Elected officials and activists spoke about the various legislative initiatives they intend to pursue this session.

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Lawmakers debate transportation funding as General Assembly convenes

Raising money for transportation was identified by elected officials as the top priority in the General Assembly session that began Wednesday, but leaders appear to fundamentally disagree on how to find the $800 million sought for projects and maintenance.

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