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3 agencies give thumbs-up to Md. bond sale

All three U.S. bond-rating agencies — Standard & Poor’s, Moody’s Investors and Fitch Ratings — have reaffirmed Maryland’s AAA bond rating in preparation for an upcoming sale of $435 million in general obligation bonds at the Board of Public Works meeting on July 24.

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Maryland Moment – A pre-meeting clearing of the mind

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Comptroller Peter Franchot massages his temples Wednesday before the start of the Board of Public Works meeting in Annapolis. Franchot was awaiting the arrival of the other board members, Gov. Martin O'Malley and Treasurer Nancy K. Kopp. (Maximilian Franz/The Daily Record)

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State purchases historic Annapolis post office building

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The Board of Public Works on Wednesday approved the state’s purchase of the 111-year-old Annapolis post office, which had been shopped by the financially struggling U.S. Postal Service.

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State officials hoping for federal Internet sales tax bill

It's rare that the opening oratory during a meeting of the Board of Public Works is met with the approval of all three elected officials who sit on the state board.

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Settlement more evidence of jail corruption, Franchot says

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A legal settlement stemming from the allegedly guard-aided 2007 beating of a prison inmate being transferred from Baltimore to Hagerstown shows evidence of longstanding corruption in Maryland’s correctional institutions, Comptroller Peter Franchot said Wednesday.

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State board OKs contract to study procurement process

ANNAPOLIS — A Maryland board has approved a $149,000 contract to hire a contractor to study the state’s procurement process for contracts. The Board of Public Works voted 3-0 on Wednesday for a six-month contract with Treya Partners to conduct ...

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HMSHost lawsuit over travel plazas is dismissed

The longtime operator of the Maryland House and Chesapeake House has lost its legal challenge to the bidding and award process that transferred operational control of the two Interstate 95 rest stops to a Florida company.

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