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Decision on special session likely on Friday

ANNAPOLIS — A spokeswoman for Gov. Martin O’Malley says a formal announcement on whether a special session will be held in Maryland to expand gambling is likely to be made on Friday. Raquel Guillory declined to say definitively on Thursday ...

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O’Malley considering panel to study gambling

ANNAPOLIS — Gov. Martin O’Malley is considering creating a panel to study expanded gambling in Maryland. Raquel Guillory, a spokeswoman for O’Malley, said the possibility of a creating commission to study adding table games and more casino locations in “under ...

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O’Malley, leaders target mid-May for special session

ANNAPOLIS — Maryland lawmakers can expect to go back to work in mid-May. The Democratic governor and presiding officers of the state Senate and House of Delegates expect to call the legislature back into session May 14 to make changes ...

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Franchot: Gas tax hike is ‘punch to the gut’

ANNAPOLIS – Maryland’s tax collector slammed Gov. Martin O’Malley’s plan to raise taxes on gasoline Tuesday, saying it would deal a “crushing blow” to families and businesses limping through the “flickering economic recovery.” “I’ve gone all over the state. I ...

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O’Malley to meet with Bloomberg in New York

ANNAPOLIS — Gov. Martin O’Malley is scheduled to meet with New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg to discuss same-sex marriage and immigration issues. O’Malley is going to New York City on Thursday for a Democratic Governors Association meeting. Raquel Guillory, ...

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Maryland could tighten high-income tax exemptions

House Speaker Michael E. Busch said Tuesday he did not see “a whole lot of proposals to increase taxes” in the Gov. Martin O’Malley’s upcoming budget proposal. “We talked about adjusting some of the exemptions that currently exist in the ...

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O’Malley not likely to cut death penalty funding

ANNAPOLIS — Gov. Martin O’Malley, who opposes capital punishment, held a July meeting with two lawmakers and a death penalty opponent to discuss the possibility of ending funding for executions in the budget for the next fiscal year. But an ...

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O’Malley won’t introduce jobs bill in special session

Gov. Martin O’Malley will not introduce job-creation legislation next week when the General Assembly meets for a special session on congressional redistricting, his spokeswoman said Wednesday. The administration is still crafting a plan to spur hiring, but any legislative action ...

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Md. Energy Administration opposing BGE acquisition

The Maryland Energy Administration and the administration of Gov. Martin O’Malley are opposing Constellation Energy Group’s $7.9 billion acquisition by Exelon Corp. unless changes are made in the deal. MEA Director Malcolm Woolf said in sworn testimony filed with the ...

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