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Ulman vetoes Howard County’s growth tiers law

In his first veto since he was elected in 2006, Howard County Executive Ken Ulman on Thursday vetoed legislation passed by the Howard County Council earlier this month to define so-called “growth tiers,” or levels of development that will be permitted in various areas of the county.

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GOP ignores veto threat, passes student loan bill

WASHINGTON — Republicans ignored a veto threat and overcame a rebellion by party conservatives to push a bill through the House Friday keeping interest rates on millions of federal student loans from doubling this summer. Lawmakers voted 215-195 to approve ...

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Gov. O’Malley vetoes subpoena-copy bill

ANNAPOLIS – Gov. Martin O’Malley sided with Maryland’s top judge in vetoing legislation Wednesday that would have allowed attorneys to photocopy subpoena forms signed and sealed by circuit court clerks. In explaining his veto, O’Malley cited concerns that permitting attorneys ...

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Groups call for O’Malley’s veto of waste incineration bill

ANNAPOLIS — A growing coalition is urging Gov. Martin O’Malley to veto legislation that enhances incentives for facilities that create energy by incinerating trash. More than 35 local, state and national organizations sent a letter to O’Malley on Tuesday pressing ...

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