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Democrats Calling On Republican Party To Denounce Candidate For AACO Council

Right now, a candidate for Anne Arundel County Council is under fire for what appears to be his membership in a neo-confederate group that wants the south to secede from the rest of the U.S.

07/25/2014

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Rubenstein To Lead Council For Library Of Congress

Businessman and philanthropist David Rubenstein will become the next chairman of an advisory group that helps to guide the Library of Congress in Washington.

05/06/2014

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O’Malley Named Chairman Of Chesapeake Bay Council

Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley on Thursday was named the chairman of the Chesapeake Executive Council, saying he hoped to have a new Chesapeake Bay Watershed agreement signed next year.

12/12/2013

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Montgomery & Prince George’s Counties Vote To Raise Minimum Wage

The Montgomery County Council has voted to establish a county minimum wage and raise that hourly rate to $11.50 by 2017.

11/27/2013

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D.C. Council Committee Backs Minimum Wage Hike

A D.C. Council committee has unanimously approved a bill that would raise the city’s minimum wage to $11.50 an hour, one of the nation’s highest, by 2015.

11/26/2013

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Annapolis Council To Consider Stripping Republican Mayor-Elect’s Power

Days after a Republican was elected mayor of Annapolis, City Council members say they will revisit legislation that would strip the mayor’s office of much of its power.

11/10/2013

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D.C. Council Rebukes Wal-Mart Over Wages

The D.C. Council issued a legislative rebuke to Wal-Mart on Wednesday, approving a bill that would require the retail giant and other big-box chain retailers to pay their employees a “living wage” of at least $12.50 an hour.

07/10/2013

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Baltimore City Hearing On Plastic, Paper Bag Fee Canceled

The Baltimore City Council Judiciary and Legislative Investigations Committee is hearing the pros and cons of a fee on plastic and paper bags.

07/02/2013

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D.C. Council Poised To Reject Ambulance Redeployment

The D.C. Council appears poised to reject a proposal by the city’s fire department to deploy more ambulances during the daytime and reduce the number on duty during the overnight hours.

06/27/2013

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Anne Arundel Co. First In Md. With Law That Allows Residents To Carry Stun Guns, Tasers

After months of debating gun rights and regulations, a new controversy in Maryland. Anne Arundel County took a bold step, allowing citizens to carry Tasers and stun guns.

05/07/2013

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Obama Names O’Malley To Council Of Governors

President Barack Obama has named Gov. Martin O’Malley co-chair of the Council of Governors.

02/25/2013

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Montgomery Co. Council President To Give Briefing

Montgomery County Council President Roger Berliner is giving his last media briefing as council president.

12/03/2012

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