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Republicans take shot at special session, proponents shoot back

Republican leaders in the House of Delegates chastised Gov. Martin O’Malley on Thursday for continuing to seek consensus for a gambling-focused special session this summer, causing a deep-pocketed proponent to fire back. Minority Leader Anthony J. “Tony” O’Donnell, R-Calvert and ...

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Md. trade mission – hotel rooms and great dirt walls

The price of Gov. Martin O’Malley’s trip to Asia this month is slowly trickling out from the state agencies that participated, but the governor’s detractors aren’t yet satisfied. The Department of Business and Economic Development released a $144,086 tab for ...

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Md. GOP wants full accounting of O’Malley trade mission

As Gov. Martin O'Malley's prepares to travel back to Maryland after 10 days spent drumming up business for the state in Asia, Republican lawmakers are asking for total price tag on the trade mission. "As we are sure you will both agree, in this austere fiscal climate, we must be good stewards of the taxpayer dollar," GOP leaders wrote to Gov. Martin O'Malley and Business and Economic Development Secretary Christian Johansson. The letter was signed by House Minority Leader Anthony J. O'Donnell, R-Calvert and St.Mary's, and the No. 2 Republican in the House, Minority Whip Jeannie Haddaway-Riccio, of the Middle Shore.

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Tone down the rhetoric?

The national debate over toning down, well, debate following the shooting of an Arizona congresswoman last week has echoed in Annapolis at the start of the 2011 legislative session. But even that has led to terse exchanges between party leaders. ...

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