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Superblock demolition faces vote (access required)

Baltimore’s $150 million Superblock project will inch forward once again Wednesday if the city’s Board of Estimates approves a contract to demolish two buildings at the downtown site. The $2.5 million contract would raze the former Greyhound Bus station at ...

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House to reject debt limit increase without cuts

WASHINGTON — The GOP-led House is poised to reject a bill Tuesday to increase the nation’s debt limit without the big spending cuts that Republicans are demanding. The move is intended as an embarrassing reminder to Democrats that increasing the ...

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Same-sex marriage bill vote delayed again

ANNAPOLIS — The House Judiciary Committee will try again Friday to vote on the historic same-sex marriage measure, according to a senior member of the panel. “God willing and the creek don’t rise, we’re voting tomorrow,” Del. Curtis S. “Curt” ...

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Future of same-sex marriage bill is murky

ANNAPOLIS — Two delegates who had delayed a vote on same-sex marriage legislation appeared ready to vote on the measure Wednesday, but the future of the measure remained murky. The bill had been expected to sail through the Judiciary Committee ...

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Md. Senate gives preliminary approval to same-sex marriage bill

ANNAPOLIS — Even as the state Senate resumes debating same-sex marriage after its preliminary approval of a bill on Wednesday, the measure’s opponents are gearing up for a vote in a wider forum. Del. Don H. Dwyer Jr. said enactment ...

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Baltimore senator pushes to resurrect ‘millionaires’ tax’ (access required)

ANNAPOLIS — A Baltimore senator said Wednesday that she will press to resurrect the “millionaires’ tax,” an effort sure to face resistance from lawmakers loathe to raise taxes to balance Maryland’s $1.6 billion budget deficit. “I think we have to ...

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Senate leader: Tuition vote will be tough battle

COLLEGE PARK — Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller said Monday he is expecting a tough battle this year on legislation to allow illegal immigrants to receive in-state tuition to public colleges and universities under specific circumstances in Maryland. Miller, ...

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