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State: Workgroup Needed For Common Core Switch

Standards are not the real problem with the much-criticized educational program known as Common Core; the real issue is how those standards are being applied, one lawmaker argued Wednesday before a House committee.

02/26/2014

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Panel To Consider Adding More Early Voting Centers

A panel of lawmakers will hear testimony about a measure to increase the number of early voting centers in Maryland from 48 to 59.

02/21/2013

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Md. House Panel Weighs Early Voting Access Bill

A bill that would extend early voting to the Sunday before Election Day and double the number of early voting centers was taken up Thursday by the House Ways and Means committee.

02/07/2013

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Md. House Gives Initial OK To Raising Alcohol Tax

Maryland’s sales tax on alcohol would rise 50 percent in July, under legislation that advanced in the House of Delegates late Saturday night.

04/09/2011

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House Trims O’Malley Venture Fund Measure

House lawmakers are pushing an abbreviated version of Gov. Martin O’Malley’s proposal to establish a high-tech investment fund.

04/05/2011

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