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Randallstown Walmart

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

plastic, paper bag

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

ambulance

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

stun gun, Taser

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

Martin O'Malley

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

prescription drugs

Council To Meet On Drug Prevention, Education

The Montgomery County Council will be holding meeting on drug prevention, intervention and education programs in county schools.

11/08/2012

artist painting

Frederick Arts Council Selling Downtown Center

The Frederick Arts Council says it’s selling its downtown theater building and bowing out as an incubator for the performing arts.

09/27/2012

power lines

Bills In D.C. Seek Underground Power Lines

Pepco would be required to bury more power lines in the District of Columbia under legislation proposed by members of the D.C. Council.

07/11/2012

dc council chair, kwame brown

D.C. Council Chair Resigns After Bank Fraud Charge

The District of Columbia Council chairman resigned Wednesday evening after being charged in federal court with lying about his income on bank loan applications.

06/07/2012

property tax cut

Baltimore Council Approves Property Tax Cut Plan

The Baltimore City Council has approved Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake’s proposed property tax cut legislation.

05/01/2012

MONEY GENERIC

Harford Council Approves Teacher Bonus Money

The Harford County Council has approved bonus money for teachers that had been set aside for them by County Executive David Craig.

03/21/2012

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