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Senators want to know more about agency office relocation

ANNAPOLIS — The Maryland Senate on Wednesday approved a budget change to withhold $500,000 from a state agency — unless it provides more information about Gov. Martin O’Malley’s proposal to relocate a housing department. The move came as senators worked ...

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Senators want security clearance tax credit

ANNAPOLIS — A bipartisan group of state senators called Thursday for $6 million to pay for a new tax credit for Maryland workers seeking federal security clearances. The state’s economy relies heavily on federal contractors clustered around the National Security ...

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Maryland senators discuss bipartisan legislation

ANNAPOLIS — Maryland senators from both parties want residents to know they can agree on some things. Democrats and Republicans outlined several measures on Thursday that have bipartisan support. One of them is a measure to help protect family farms. ...

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C. Fraser Smith: Right time, right place for Lee

About 100 years ago, this proud democracy decided it was time to let the voters vote for U.S. senators — before insiders tailored the field to their specifications. Until 1913, U.S. senators were chosen by state legislators, bosses and maybe ...

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Mikulski, Cardin frustrated over oyster farm approvals

WASHINGTON — Sens. Barbara Mikulski and Ben Cardin say it is taking too long to approve oyster aquaculture projects in the state. Mikulski and Cardin wrote to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration last week to express their frustration over the ...

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Mikulski, Cardin announce $22M for bridge over Susquehanna

WASHINGTON — Maryland will receive $22 million in federal funding for studies needed to begin replacing a bridge over the Susquehanna River, state officials announced Monday. The money is part of about $2 billion in high-speed rail funding that has ...

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