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Senator wants bill that would prevent employers from seeking site passwords

SEATTLE — A Democratic senator from Connecticut is writing a bill that would stop the practice of some employers to ask job applicants for their Facebook or other social media passwords, he told The Associated Press on Thursday. U.S. Sen. ...

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Opening statements given in Currie case

Federal prosecutors say a prominent state senator sold his office to help a grocery store chain, but the senator’s lawyers say he arranged meetings but did nothing illegal. Attorneys gave opening statements on Tuesday in a federal case in Baltimore ...

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More on the Maryland transportation funding puzzle (access required)

Sen. Ed Kasemeyer, the chairman of the powerful Budget and Taxation Committee, had a frank assessment Wednesday of the General Assembly’s record on the gasoline tax. “We just didn’t do our job,” he said. The excise tax on gasoline has ...

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Judge orders passport returned to state Sen. Currie

ANNAPOLIS — A federal judge has ordered the temporary return of an indicted state senator’s passport so he can attend a conference in Canada. U.S. District Judge Richard Bennett filed the order this week to return Sen. Ulysses Currie’s passport ...

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Sen. Cardin visits Skimmer Island restoration project

OCEAN CITY — The nesting habitat of two endangered birds is being restored with material dredged from a West Ocean City marina. Sen. Ben Cardin visited Skimmer Island on Monday to view the restoration efforts. The island is used for ...

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