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BGE workers again vote against union representation

Baltimore Gas & Electric workers have come out overwhelmingly against union representation after a two-day long vote that ended Friday. The vote for union representation — handled by the National Labor Relations Board — was 304-135 against representation by the ...

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House votes to repeal ban on open gays in military

WASHINGTON — The House voted Wednesday to repeal the “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy that for 17 years has forced gays desiring to serve in the military to conceal their sexual identity. The 250-175 vote propels the issue to the ...

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Attacks from right take toll on Obama’s tax plan

WASHINGTON — A growing chorus of conservative criticism is prompting some House members to rethink the $850 billion package of tax cuts and extended jobless benefits that President Barack Obama negotiated with top Republicans in Congress. The attacks are unlikely ...

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1,500 BGE employees to vote on joining union

BALTIMORE — Employees at Baltimore Gas & Electric will vote next month on whether to unionize one of the country’s few nonunion utilities. About 1,500 employees are eligible to vote on whether to join the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers. ...

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Maryland voter turnout running slightly below average

ANNAPOLIS — Based on early numbers, Maryland election officials say turnout may be running slightly below average for a gubernatorial election in the state. State Elections Administrator Linda Lamone says turnout on Tuesday was running about 46 percent of registered ...

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Editorial Advisory Board: Educate yourself, then vote

Dear Fellow Maryland Lawyers: Election Day is tomorrow and much is at stake. For decades, Maryland voters have been electing not only circuit court judges, but orphans court judges, sheriffs, clerks of the circuit courts, registers of wills and members ...

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