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Md. Lawmakers Announce Joint Agenda

Maryland lawmakers in both chambers of the Legislature are coming together early in the session to jointly announce a package of economic development initiatives, including a reduction in Maryland’s high estate tax.

01/24/2014

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Anne Arundel Teachers Press Busch On School Funds

Anne Arundel County teachers are telling House Speaker Michael Busch they are overworked and underpaid as the 2014 legislative session begins.

01/12/2014

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Wages, Marijuana, Polluted Water All On Md. Agenda

Decriminalizing marijuana, raising the minimum wage and adjusting the fees paid to contain polluted stormwater are all likely to find their way into debates during this year’s legislative session.

01/04/2014

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Busch Says Tax Credit For Cybersecurity May Expand

Maryland lawmakers will look at the possibility of expanding a tax credit aimed at boosting jobs in the growing cybersecurity industry around the nation’s capital, House Speaker Michael Busch said.

12/31/2013

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House Speaker Michael Busch To Endorse Brown For Governor

A spokeswoman for House Speaker Michael Busch says he will be endorsing Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown’s bid to be the next governor of Maryland.

10/09/2013

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4 Nonprofits To Get $3.75M Grants In Baltimore

Four nonprofit organizations are getting a total of $3.75 million in grants in Baltimore.

10/07/2013

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Speaker Announces Group To Study Strengths, Opportunities In Baltimore

A special workgroup in the House of Delegates has been formed to study the regional strengths and opportunities in the Baltimore region.

01/25/2013

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Md. House Sets Day To Convene For Gambling Session

Maryland’s House of Delegates has set a date to convene for a special session on gambling.

08/04/2012

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O’Malley Hopeful On Special Session For Gambling

Maryland lawmakers may still be able to reach a consensus that would put expanded gambling on the November ballot and potentially put hundreds of millions of dollars in the state education fund.

07/16/2012

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Battle Over Gambling In Maryland Heats Up

Gov. Martin O’Malley strongly criticized House of Delegates leaders for balking at a work group consensus on the issue while the House speaker said his chamber’s representatives had strong feelings about lowering the state’s tax on casino proceeds.

06/21/2012

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Md.Lawmakers Form Pit Bull Task Force

Maryland lawmakers have been appointed to a task force to study the impact of a court ruling by the state’s highest court on pit bulls.

05/30/2012

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O’Malley Mentions Potential For 2 Special Sessions

The ice may be cracking in the House/Senate stalemate that ended the 2012 legislative session. Governor Martin O’Malley met with the leaders of both chambers Tuesday morning.

04/24/2012

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