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Editorial: A green light for Perez

With members of the U.S. Senate reaching a compromise to allow confirmation votes for presidential appointees, thereby avoiding the much-discussed nuclear option of eliminating a 60-vote threshold for some decisions, Tom Perez will become the country’s next secretary of the U.S. Department of Labor.

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DBED delegation larger on Maryland trade mission to India

The Department of Business and Economic Development will foot the bill for at least a dozen state employees on the governor’s upcoming trade mission to India. DBED covered expenses for five when Gov. Martin O’Malley made a trade mission to ...

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Who would feel the proposed Maryland gas tax hike?

While a 15-cent bump in the state’s gas tax may seem steep —  the increase would amount to nearly 64 percent — members of the Blue Ribbon Commission on Maryland Transportation Funding were divided on how much of the burden ...

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More on the Maryland transportation funding puzzle

Sen. Ed Kasemeyer, the chairman of the powerful Budget and Taxation Committee, had a frank assessment Wednesday of the General Assembly’s record on the gasoline tax. “We just didn’t do our job,” he said. The excise tax on gasoline has ...

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