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Legislation would ban guns on Md. public college campuses

ANNAPOLIS – A package of bills aimed at preventing gun violence includes a measure that would ban firearms from the campuses of the state’s public colleges and universities. The proposal, sponsored by Sen. Richard S. Madaleno Jr., D-Montgomery, includes exceptions ...

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The ‘gift’ of a toll increase

Motorists in Maryland could be looking at a toll increase four years sooner than expected as the result of toll reductions that begin to take effect on July 1. Briefing documents on the toll reductions that were presented to the Maryland Transportation Authority Board in May show that the reductions championed by Gov. Larry Hogan have moved up the projected timeline for the next toll increase by four years.

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Legislators call hearing to review toll-reduction plan

State transportation officials have been called to Annapolis to brief the Senate’s two fiscal committees on a plan to roll back tolls and fees for Maryland motorists. The Senate Finance and Budget and Taxation committees sent a letter Tuesday requesting ...

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Md. budget negotiators confront a shifting deficit number

Democratic lawmakers say they are surprised and concerned that a proposed supplemental budget proposed by Gov. Larry Hogan reduced the amount of the structural deficit that would be paid down in the coming year. The issue is one of a number of items the House of Delegates and Senate will attempt to resolve as they work to complete the budget before the end of session in a week. “(Hogan) put in a supplemental budget that brings him, in terms of the structural deficit, not nearly as far along as the House (budget),” said Del. Maggie McIntosh.

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