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O’Malley promotes revamped same-sex marriage legislation

ANNAPOLIS — Gov. Martin O’Malley touted increased religious protections as he promoted a new same-sex marriage bill Tuesday that supporters hope can overcome the objections raised last year. Flanked by lawmakers, religious leaders and union members, the governor repeatedly invoked ...

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O’Malley takes new tack on wind

ANNAPOLIS — Gov. Martin O’Malley’s second try at legislation to foster development of an offshore wind energy farm includes what he has billed as stronger protections for power customers and more palatable requirements for utility companies. The governor called the ...

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Miller, Busch consider different approaches for transportation

Maryland’s top legislative leaders agree the state needs to spend more on transportation projects but they’re not willing to go along with the proposed 15-cent gasoline tax hike over three years. “I think that’s too much,” said Senate President Thomas ...

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Newsmakers: General Assembly leaders Miller and Busch

Maryland Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller and House of Delegates Speaker Michael Busch sat down with State House reporter Nick Sohr to talk about the big issues facing the General Assembly this session. Topics discussed are the state budget, transportation, same-sex marriage and a wind energy bill.

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Same-sex marriage, lead paint top legal issues

Maryland will become the next state to permit same-sex couples to marry this year if Gov. Martin O’Malley’s new pledge of support for the legislation is worth at least the few Democratic House votes by which the measure fell short ...

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