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After Jail Sentence, Dwyer Removed From House Committee

A Maryland lawmaker who is serving a jail sentence on weekends for drunken boating has been removed from a committee in the House of Delegates.


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Md. House Panel Approves Flush Tax

A Maryland House committee has approved doubling the state’s “flush tax” from $30 a year to $60 a year.


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Md. House Panels Hear Gay Marriage Arguments

A marathon debate over the state’s same-sex marriage bill goes late into the night. Things get heated for opponents and supporters during a House of Delegates hearing in Annapolis.


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Md. House Committee To Consider Transportation Trust Fund Lock

The Maryland House Appropriations Committee will consider arguments for shuttering access to money used to pay for transportation projects.


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Md. Official Testifies On Natural Gas Drilling

Maryland’s environmental secretary is calling again for the federal government to take a more active role in studying and regulating natural gas drilling.


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Same-Sex Marriage Bill Stalls In House Committee

Will a same-sex marriage bill survive in Annapolis? Lawmakers postponed a critical committee vote on the landmark legislation for the second day in a row.


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Hearings Related To Drilling Of The Marcellus Shale Will Be Held Wednesday

A House committee will be hearing about legislation relating to drilling of the Marcellus Shale in western Maryland.