Members of the Senate Budget and Taxation Committee heard testimony Wednesday from officials in favor of increasing a tax credit Maryland uses to lure television and film producers to the state.Read More »
WASHINGTON — An election-year tax faceoff between Democrats and Republicans in the GOP-controlled House is heading toward a predictable outcome Wednesday. Republicans are poised to pass a bill to renew a full slate of Bush-era tax cuts for every working ...Read More »
WASHINGTON — With a vote looming to hold Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt of Congress, a House committee chairman is challenging President Barack Obama’s claim of executive privilege, invoked to maintain secrecy for some documents related to a failed ...Read More »
WASHINGTON — The second-ranking Democrat in the House has announced his support for gay marriage. Rep. Steny Hoyer of Maryland issued a statement Thursday in response to President Barack Obama’s announcement a day earlier that he favors same-sex marriage. Hoyer ...Read More »
At least Gov. Martin O’Malley hasn’t lost his sense of humor about things. After the General Assembly ended with leftover business and a “doomsday” budget with $500 million in cuts to state services and programs, the governor suggested he may ...Read More »
WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Roscoe Bartlett defeated seven Republican primary challengers Tuesday and will face Democratic businessman John Delaney in the fall in what is expected to be a hotly contested House race. Preliminary election results show Bartlett with 44 ...
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WASHINGTON — Candidates in Maryland’s 6th Congressional District focused their last-minute campaigning mainly on Montgomery and Frederick counties Tuesday as voters went to the polls to choose their parties’ nominees. The western Maryland district, a longtime GOP stronghold, was drastically ...
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GERMANTOWN — State Sen. Rob Garagiola is getting support in his congressional campaign from Maryland’s highest-ranking Democratic U.S. House member. Rep. Steny Hoyer said Wednesday he’s endorsing his fellow Democrat in the 6th District race because Garagiola is a fighter ...Read More »
Maryland's House of Delegates chamber was packed Wednesday with not only state legislators but also congressmen, Baltimore city officials and Gov. Martin O'Malley. House Speaker Michael Busch addressed the chamber reflecting on Maryland's history and its important role in the Revolutionary War.Read More »
Maryland’s Democratic congressional delegation sounded many of the same themes at the party’s annual pre-General Assembly session pep rally. They spoke of investments in the future, the state’s strength in education and all that’s at stake in the 2012 election. ...Read More »