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Senate Committee Favors Bare Bones Fracking Moratorium Bill

A Senate environmental committee is supporting watered down legislation aimed at limiting fracking in Maryland.

12 hours ago

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Md. Senate President Announces Leadership Posts

Maryland Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller has named Sen. Robert Zirkin to chair the Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee.

12/03/2014

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O’Malley Adds Senior Adviser To His PAC

Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley has named a senior adviser to his political action committee as he considers running for president in 2016.

12/03/2014

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Congressman Cummings Leads Democrats In Investigation Into Benghazi Terror Attacks

Baltimore Congressman Elijah Cummings leads Democrats on a controversial Select Committee investigation of the terror attack on the United States compound in Benghazi.

05/26/2014

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Senator Says Marijuana Bills Could Be Combined

Sen. Bobby Zirkin says a Senate committee could combine two marijuana bills.

03/21/2014

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Senate Workgroup To Consider Minimum Wage Bill

A workgroup from Maryland’s Senate Finance Committee is set to take up its minimum wage bill.

03/19/2014

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Many Come To Cummings’ Defense After He Was Silenced At A Committee Hearing

Maryland Congressman Elijah Cummings fires back a day after his mic is cut off in a committee hearing.

03/06/2014

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Fight Brewing In Annapolis Over Minimum Wage

A push to raise Maryland’s minimum wage by almost 40 percent falls short at the State House.

03/21/2013

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Senate Committee Passes Agriculture Certainty Bill

A Maryland Senate committee has approved an agriculture certainty bill that has split support from environmental groups.

03/21/2013

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Frosh Forms Committee For Attorney General Bid

State Sen. Brian Frosh has formed an exploratory committee to run for Maryland attorney general in two years.

10/11/2012

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D.C. Budget Autonomy Bill Pulled After Amendments

A Senate committee has withdrawn consideration of a bill that would grant the district more control over its municipal budget.

06/27/2012

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Md. Panel Makes Progress On Income Tax Hikes

With time running short, a panel of Maryland lawmakers made progress on Saturday on proposals to raise income taxes for people who make more than $100,000.

04/07/2012

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