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Md. Senate Approves Death Penalty Repeal Bill 27-20

Death penalty opponents are celebrating a victory. Wednesday in a 27-20 vote the Maryland Senate approved Governor Martin O’Malley’s bill to end capital punishment in the state.

03/06/2013

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Senate Considers Monthly $2 Natural Gas Surcharge

The Maryland Senate is considering allowing natural gas companies to ask state regulators to impose a $2 surcharge on monthly bills to help recover costs for replacing aging infrastructure.

02/05/2013

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Gov. O’Malley’s New Budget Plan Focuses On Job Growth In Maryland

After crunching the numbers, Governor Martin O’Malley unveiled his proposal for the state’s 2014 budget.

01/16/2013

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Maryland Death Penalty Opponents Push For Repeal

Should Maryland’s capital punishment live or die? That promises to be one of the big battles among lawmakers this year in Annapolis.

01/03/2013

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NAACP CEO Meets With O’Malley On Death Penalty

Death penalty opponents believe the 2013 Maryland General Assembly session will spell the end of the death penalty in the state.

12/13/2012

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Potomac River On List Of Most Endangered

Despite a cleanup that’s taken decades, the Potomac has been declared the most endangered river in America.

05/15/2012

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Commission Seeks Extension On Md. Drilling Study

Members of a commission studying hydraulic fracturing, a method of natural gas drilling, in western Maryland say they need more time to complete a best practices study.

04/25/2012

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Public-Private Partnership Bill Passes Md. Senate

The Maryland Senate has passed a measure designed to help foster public-private partnerships on big projects like roads and public buildings.

04/09/2012

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Md. Senate Passes Electronic Harassment Bill

A measure to expand electronic harassment laws has cleared both chambers of the Maryland General Assembly.

03/19/2012

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Senate Approves Budget, Including Income Tax

More taxes. That’s what the state Senate approved Thursday as their budget now heads to the House of Delegates.

03/15/2012

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House Approves Salary Increase For State Judges

Maryland judges’ salaries will increase by roughly 3 percent annually, hiking their pay by more than $14,000 over three years.

03/13/2012

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House Speaker Honored With First Citizen Award

Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller and House Speaker Michael Busch are known for not always seeing eye-to-eye.

03/07/2012

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