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Med-mal reform passes House; Senate action unlikely

WASHINGTON — A measure that caps damages for a broad array of medical and other health-related injury cases and repeals a portion of the federal health care law passed the U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday on a vote divided ...

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Senate budget panel approves $2M grant for Aquarium

ANNAPOLIS — The National Aquarium in Baltimore’s Inner Harbor would receive $2 million from the state under a capital budget plan adopted Friday by a Senate budget panel. The appropriation, which was not in Gov. Martin O’Malley’s original $3.6 billion ...

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Senate panel vote expected on expanded gambling

ANNAPOLIS — A Senate committee is expected to vote on a measure to expand gambling in Maryland. A vote by the Senate Budget and Taxation Committee could come as soon as Friday morning. The measure would allow table games like ...

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House of Delegates passes budget package

ANNAPOLIS — The House of Delegates has approved a package of budget measures, including an income tax increase for people who make more than $100,000. The House also voted Friday to double the state’s “flush tax” on sewer bills from ...

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Md. Senate panel considers abortion reporting bill

ANNAPOLIS — Proponents of a bill to require hospitals and abortion providers to report the number of pregnancies they terminate argue the measure would improve women’s health care. The bill, which the state Senate Finance Committee considered Wednesday, would require ...

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Vote is likely on scaled-down insider trading ban

WASHINGTON — Senate leaders on Tuesday abandoned their own, stronger version of legislation to explicitly prohibit members of Congress and other government officials from making investments on insider information. They agreed to accept a scaled down House version instead. Both ...

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