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House passes pro-business cybersecurity bill

WASHINGTON — Pro-business legislation aimed at helping companies fend off sophisticated foreign hackers sailed through the House on Thursday despite a White House veto threat and an outcry from privacy advocates and civil liberties groups that say it leaves Americans ...

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At UB law center opening, Biden urges Congress to support background checks

Vice President Joe Biden praised Democratic Gov. Martin O’Malley and the Maryland General Assembly on Tuesday for passing gun control legislation and urged Congress to pass a bipartisan plan for expanding background checks to more gun buyers. “We are in ...

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Legislators reflect on 2013 General Assembly session (access required)

Senators and delegates on both sides of the aisle agree that the 2013 General Assembly session was eventful and historically significant. As the session came to a close Monday night, they spoke about the measures they were most and least happy about.

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‘Collaborative’ legislative session ends with flurry of bills (access required)

Michael Busch

With most big ticket items passed days and weeks ago, the General Assembly session strolled to a close Monday night with a controversial "lockbox" bill and persistently pesky dog-bite bill dominating rhetoric in the State House in the final hours.

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