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Memorial Service For Domestic Violence Victims Set

The Maryland Network Against Domestic Violence will be holding its annual memorial service.

02/13/2012

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Opponents Of Gay Marriage Rally In Annapolis

A showdown is building in Annapolis over same-sex marriage. On Monday night hundreds rallied against legislation to allow same-sex couples to marry.

01/30/2012

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O’Malley Vows To Fight For Marriage Equality; Says Debate Must Not Be Hurtful

Maryland lawmakers prepare to consider a bill to legalize same-sex marriage just as the dust settles from some controversial remarks from the governor’s wife.

01/29/2012

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Septics Legislation Prompts Criticism, Confusion

A reworked bill to control septic systems in Maryland hasn’t calmed concerns about state control of local land use, officials with two key stakeholder groups said.

01/27/2012

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Md. Senators Outline Bipartisan Legislation

Maryland state senators sought to contrast their cooperative spirit with Washington’s partisan gridlock on Thursday by outlining bipartisan support for measures to help protect family farms, boost social studies in schools, extend scholarships for veterans and protect children from identity theft.

01/26/2012

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Md. First Lady Talks About Gay Marriage

Maryland First Lady Katie O’Malley isn’t mincing any words when it comes to describing why she thinks gay marriage legislation failed last year.

01/26/2012

Lauren McFall, Dan Edgar

Jobs Legislation Will Wait Until January

House Speaker Michael Busch says lawmakers will discuss options for trying to increase jobs in Maryland during next week’s special session on congressional redistricting, but legislation aimed at spurring job growth won’t be taken on until the regular 90-day session in January.

10/13/2011

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O’Malley Weighs Jobs Measure In Special Session

Gov. Martin O’Malley says he’s still considering the possibility of pushing for legislation to help spur job growth in this month’s special session on congressional redistricting.

10/06/2011

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Senate Democrats Boost Disaster Aid

Senate Democrats are unveiling legislation that provides $6 billion in new disaster aid to help victims of Hurricane Irene and those from disasters dating to Hurricane Katrina.

09/07/2011

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Ruppersberger Pushes For Deficit Donation Bill

Maryland Rep. Ruppersberger is introducing legislation to ensure money donated by citizens to chip away at the federal deficit is actually used for that purpose.

09/07/2011

MARRIAGE EQUALITY

O’Malley To Sponsor Gay Marriage Legislation

Governor Martin O’Malley takes the lead on a campaign to legalize same-sex marriage in Maryland.

07/22/2011

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O’Malley Expresses Support For Gay Marriage Bill

Gov. Martin O’Malley says he will be very supportive of a new gay marriage bill in Maryland with a focus on protecting religious freedom similar to legislation that was approved in New York.

07/15/2011

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