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Panel OKs budget with cuts, tax hike

ANNAPOLIS — A panel of Maryland lawmakers reached agreement Monday night on a package of budget measures that include an income tax increase on residents who make more than $100,000, as the General Assembly neared adjournment in an unusually chaotic ...

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Senate passes its version of public-private partnerships bill

ANNAPOLIS — With time ticking away on the final day of General Assembly, the Senate on Monday passed its version of an administration-backed bill that creates rules for public-private partnerships, setting up action by the House of Delegates, which passed ...

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Public-private partnership bill passes Md. Senate

ANNAPOLIS — The Maryland Senate has passed a measure designed to help foster public-private partnerships on big projects like roads and public buildings. The Senate voted 26-20 for the measure on Monday. The Senate bill is the same proposal Gov. ...

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General Assembly faces a busy final day (access required)

ANNAPOLIS — Maryland lawmakers will enter the final day of the 2012 session faced with a long list of unresolved important issues. Faced with mandatory adjournment at midnight, the long-time presiding officers of both chambers warned their members to be ready ...

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Proposed legislation would OK retroactive appeal on State Center (access required)

Legislation that would create rules to govern public-private partnerships has been amended to target a lawsuit that challenges the contract award for the proposed State Center development in downtown Baltimore, a lawyer for the plaintiffs said. Two amendments — one ...

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Public-private partnership bill advances in House of Delegates (access required)

ANNAPOLIS — Legislation providing rules to govern public-private partnership awards was given preliminary approval in the House of Delegates Saturday, following a heated debate punctuated by the House Speaker lecturing an Eastern Shore Republican for “disparaging” House members. The administration ...

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Lawsuit filed to void state lab construction contract at EBDI (access required)

A lawsuit seeking to void the $170 million construction contract awarded for a new state Department of Health and Mental Hygiene lab at the East Baltimore Development Inc. site was filed Monday as plaintiffs charge that the contract was awarded ...

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Judge dismisses State Center countersuit

A Baltimore City Circuit Court judge Friday dismissed a $100 million countersuit filed by the state Department of General Services against a group of plaintiffs suing to halt the mega State Center development based on charges that the state violated ...

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Top 5: ‘It is attacking sham litigation’ (access required)

The Bozzuto Group is moving forward with its plan for luxury apartments at Fells Point, and downtown property owners are both alleging that each other’s lawsuit over the State Center is a “sham.” Those stories and more in this week’s ...

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Week in review: 12/16/11 (access required)

More apartments for Fells Point Ground was formally broken Tuesday on Union Wharf, a 281-unit luxury apartment mixed-use complex in Fells Point in Baltimore. The property had been sold by developer Larry Silverstein to the Bozzuto Group this fall for $9.5 ...

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