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Senator working on transportation revenue package

ANNAPOLIS — A state senator says a proposal to shore up Maryland’s transportation funding will include increases in the gas tax and vehicle registration fees, as well as a constitutional amendment to protect transportation money. Senate Majority Leader Rob Garagiola ...

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New coalition looks to stop state raids of transportation money

Senate Majority Leader Robert J. Garagiola plans on introducing a major tax package to pump $400 million to $600 million a year into the dwindling transportation trust fund, along with a constitutional amendment to put the fund into a “lockbox” ...

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Md. senator proposes to protect transportation funding

ANNAPOLIS — A state senator says he is working on a revenue package for Maryland’s badly depleted transportation trust fund. Senate Majority Leader Rob Garagiola, D-Montgomery, told business leaders Tuesday he also will propose a constitutional amendment that would prohibit ...

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State housing department headquarters for sale

The sale of the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development’s Crownsville headquarters is being advertised online, and a deadline has been set for developers to voice their interest in building a new main office for the department near a ...

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Maryland unemployment rate in Nov. stays at 7.4%

Maryland added 2,100 jobs in November, the sixth straight month of gains but not enough to bring the state’s unemployment rate down from 7.4 percent. Maryland has now generated approximately 39,000 net jobs since January, state officials said. That’s the ...

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State guarantees payment to British Airways to keep flight

ANNAPOLIS — Maryland will guarantee British Airways $11 million over the next two years to maintain the airline’s service from BWI to London, a move state officials hope will help grow the airport’s international business. “It’s the way we’ve been ...

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BWI plans Sept. 2011 runway closures for repaving

Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport plans to close two main runways over a weekend next September to repave a critical intersection. The airport plans to close the runways from 11 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 9 to 5 a.m. the following ...

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