Maybe a hot breakfast in the governor’s mansion will ease tensions enough for Gov. Martin O’Malley and the presiding officers of the General Assembly to approach consensus on state revenues. After Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller Jr. sent O’Malley ...Read More »
At least Gov. Martin O’Malley hasn’t lost his sense of humor about things. After the General Assembly ended with leftover business and a “doomsday” budget with $500 million in cuts to state services and programs, the governor suggested he may ...Read More »
ANNAPOLIS — John Congedo thinks the failure of offshore wind energy legislation in the General Assembly only delays the inevitable. Those turbines off the coast of Ocean City are coming, one way or the other, he says. “It’s not about ...Read More »
ANNAPOLIS — German-Americans and Irish-Americans will go another year without official recognition from Maryland, as bills proposing dedication of October as German-American Month and March as Irish-American Month both failed during this year’s General Assembly session. May was not named ...Read More »
ANNAPOLIS — A Rockville-based biotechnology company spent the last year trying to kill off bacteria that cause stomach ulcers, the kind of research that would be difficult to conduct without significant outside investment. But by passing a “doomsday” budget containing ...Read More »
The morning after the General Assembly adjourned with a “doomsday” budget in place, Gov. Martin O’Malley did not call for a special session to work out a revenue package to balance some $500 million in cuts that will otherwise be ...Read More »
ANNAPOLIS — The Maryland General Assembly’s 2012 regular session staggered to a contentious close at midnight Monday with a “doomsday budget” in place that would have to be balanced with more than $500 million in spending cuts. Caught behind the ...
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ANNAPOLIS — After several furious hours of maneuvering, a panel of lawmakers restored $2.5 million to the capital budget to fund the planning and design for a project that includes an expansion of the Baltimore Convention Center plus a new ...
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ANNAPOLIS — Lawmakers have adjourned after failing to approve a bill to expand gambling to include table games, although the measure could be considered if a special session is called by the governor. The Maryland General Assembly adjourned at midnight ...Read More »
ANNAPOLIS — Gov. Martin O’Malley’s signature energy initiative was blown away by a Senate panel on the final afternoon of the General Assembly, as the Finance Committee voted down the administration-backed offshore wind energy bill. HB 441, which passed by ...Read More »