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Minimum wage bill for disabled Md. workers called a battle for civil rights (access required)

A bill that would eliminate a program allowing people with disabilities to be paid a subminimum wage was the subject of lengthy hearings last week before House and Senate committees. For both sides, House Bill 420 and Senate Bill 417, ...

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Legislators call hearing to review toll-reduction plan (access required)

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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Former IRS chief: Can’t say how targeting happened

WASHINGTON — The man who led the Internal Revenue Service when it was giving extra scrutiny to tea party and other conservative groups seeking tax-exempt status told Congress on Tuesday that he knew little about what was happening while he ...

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Windbreaker: Senate blocks amendments to bill (access required)

The Senate gave preliminary approval on Thursday to legislation that would subsidize the development of energy-producing wind turbines at least 10 miles off the coast of Ocean City, moving the last of Gov. Martin O’Malley’s signature environmental initiatives to the brink of passage.

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O’Malley to take case for wind energy to Senate; Miller expected at rally (access required)

A suddenly supportive Senate committee will hear Gov. Martin O’Malley reiterate his support on Wednesday for building energy-producing wind turbines off the coast of Ocean City.

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