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GOP responds to O’Malley’s State of the State

ANNAPOLIS — Maryland Republicans are rebutting Gov. Martin O’Malley’s State of the State speech by criticizing his tax proposals. Sen. E.J. Pipkin, the Senate minority leader, gave the GOP’s response on Wednesday. Pipkin, R-Cecil, says the governor is relying too ...

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O’Malley proposes more taxes for more jobs

ANNAPOLIS — Gov. Martin O’Malley called for tax hikes Wednesday in his State of the State address, urging lawmakers to weigh those “tough choices, the costs and the trade-offs” against the jobs he hopes to support through increased spending on ...

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O’Malley set to give State of the State speech

ANNAPOLIS — Gov. Martin O’Malley will be giving his sixth State of the State speech. O’Malley, a Democrat, is scheduled to give the speech at noon Wednesday in Annapolis before a joint session of the Maryland General Assembly. The governor ...

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O’Malley highlights transportation projects

Gov. Martin O’Malley outlined his transportation funding initiative Monday, and Tuesday he began tying his proposal to specific road, bridge and transit projects around the state. Throughout the day, administration officials revealed through email blasts — every half hour, starting ...

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O’Malley supports applying sales tax to gasoline

Gov. Martin O’Malley outlined a proposal on Monday to apply Maryland’s sales tax to gasoline, calling it the “best option” to boost spending on roads, bridges, rail lines and other transportation projects. The 6 percent sales tax would be phased ...

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O’Malley to testify on septics bill

ANNAPOLIS — Gov. Martin O’Malley is continuing his push to require high-end septic systems for new developments to fight pollution. O’Malley, who surprised lawmakers when he announced support for the policy in his State of the State speech, is scheduled ...

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