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DJS secretary Sam Abed focuses on timely juvenile services contracts

ANNAPOLIS — Maryland Department of Juvenile Services Secretary Sam Abed says the department will bring large contracts needed to run the agency to state officials to review in a more timely manner. Abed told the Board of Public Works on ...

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Board of Public Works approves $265M in school construction

ANNAPOLIS — The Board of Public Works has approved $265 million for school construction, but cash-strapped local officials are feeling the strain of finding money to operate them once they are built. The board on Wednesday decided to give Charles ...

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Prescription contract pulled from BPW

ANNAPOLIS — Gov. Martin O’Malley is pulling a $2.4 billion prescription drug contract from consideration before a state board, saying a challenge to the deal should be completed first. The Board of Public Works was scheduled to decide Wednesday whether ...

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Nancy Kopp re-elected as Maryland treasurer

ANNAPOLIS — Maryland Treasurer Nancy Kopp has been re-elected by the Maryland General Assembly. Kopp, a Democrat who has been treasurer since 2002, was chosen by lawmakers on Thursday over Republican William Campbell. The Democrat-controlled General Assembly chose Kopp during ...

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Bipartisan support for ‘bank local’ bill

ANNAPOLIS — The “bank local” movement has returned to the General Assembly, with a bipartisan group of lawmakers pushing a pair of bills that would give small Maryland banks a leg up in winning the state’s business. A similar effort ...

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Bowie State student center contract passes after drawing Franchot’s fire

ANNAPOLIS — Seeing that bids from experienced companies were more than $400,000 cheaper, Comptroller Peter Franchot voted against a contract for Holder Construction Co. to do construction management for a new student center at Bowie State University. The contract was ...

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State approves settlement with Orioles

ANNAPOLIS — The state approved on Wednesday a $913,000 settlement with the Baltimore Orioles, finally putting to a rest a dispute over stadium rent that has simmered for six years. The deal also modifies the team’s lease of Oriole Park ...

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Maryland board approves $485M deal for emergency network

ANNAPOLIS — A Maryland board has approved a $485 million contract over 15 years with Motorola Inc. to begin building a single communications network to link all first responders and state officials across Maryland. The Board of Public Works voted ...

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