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Tag Archives: same-sex marriage

State election board OKs language for gay marriage petition

ANNAPOLIS — As Gov. Martin O’Malley prepares to sign legislation legalizing gay marriage, opponents of the bill have cleared one of the first hurdles to asking voters to overturn the law. The State Board of Elections has approved the language ...

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General Assembly eyes O’Malley’s budget proposal

It’s now all about the money in Annapolis. With the landmark approval of same-sex marriage legislation in the Senate last week, the 2012 Maryland General Assembly will turn its attention from one of the session’s biggest social issue bills to the ...

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The Eye on Annapolis Podcast

Daily Record columnist and WYPR Senior News Analyst C. Fraser Smith joined me Monday to examine the prospects for a referendum on the same-sex marriage bill, preview Tuesday’s workshop on prisoner reentry and discuss the holding pattern that has become ...

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Gay marriage close to legal in Maryland

ANNAPOLIS — Gay marriage is all but legalized in Maryland after the legislature gave its final OK Thursday to the law that’s being sent to Gov. Martin O’Malley, who said he expects to sign it sometime next week. In a small ...

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Friday could be day for gay marriage in Maryland

ANNAPOLIS — The Maryland Senate is expected this week to debate and vote on a measure to legalize gay marriage as supporters prepare to resist amendments that they say could kill the measure. Republican leaders asked that discussion of the ...

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Maryland Senate delays debate on gay marriage bill

ANNAPOLIS — The Maryland Senate is delaying the debate on a bill to legalize gay marriage. Republican leaders asked that discussion of the bill and potential amendments be postponed until Thursday. Sen. President Thomas V. Mike Miller said the Senate ...

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