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Sights and sounds from the General Assembly’s opening day

The Maryland General Assembly opened its 2013 session Wednesday in the State House in Annapolis. Elected officials and activists spoke about the various legislative initiatives they intend to pursue this session.

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Gay marriage bill heads to Senate without changes

ANNAPOLIS — Maryland senators are unlikely to approve any amendments to a bill legalizing gay marriage, worried that if it heads back to the House of Delegates that it could be in trouble because the vote to pass it there ...

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Ethics panel suggests reducing local disclosure

ANNAPOLIS — An ethics panel of state senators is recommending that local government officials should not be required to release as much information in financial disclosure forms as officials in state government. Under the proposal discussed Friday, local officials would ...

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General Assembly ethics commission holds first meeting

ANNAPOLIS — A new ethics commission in the Maryland General Assembly has held its first meeting to review state ethics policies. The seven-member panel of state senators met Friday to begin discussing what they will be reviewing. They plan to ...

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