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Health Panel Votes For State Plan As Benchmark

A Maryland panel working on implementing federal health care reform has chosen the state employee health plan as a benchmark for other plans sold in the small group and individual markets for two years, starting in 2014.

09/27/2012

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Md. Creates Panel To Consider Biolab Oversight

The Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene is convening a panel to consider possible state oversight of private laboratories that handle hazardous materials

09/18/2012

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Panel Recommends Md. Town Reject Gas Compressor

The Myersville Planning Commission is recommending that the Town Council reject plans for a natural gas compressor station near the intersection of Interstate 70 and Maryland Route 17 in Frederick County.

06/27/2012

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O’Malley Considering Panel To Study Gambling

Gov. Martin O’Malley is considering creating a panel to study expanded gambling in Maryland.

05/03/2012

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Budget Panel Talks About Teacher Pension Sharing

Stuck on how to raise income taxes, Maryland lawmakers on Thursday began wrestling with how they will split the cost of teacher pensions with local governments.

04/06/2012

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City Council Panel Approves Property Tax Cut Plan

A Baltimore City Council committee has approved Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake’s proposed property tax cut that would mostly be paid for with slots revenue.

03/29/2012

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Senate Panel OKs Bill To Add Sixth Casino, Table Games

A panel of state Senators is supporting legislation to expand gambling in Maryland.

03/23/2012

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Hearing Set For Prince George’s Casino Legislation

A Maryland House panel has scheduled a hearing for later this week on a bill that would allow a high-end casino in Prince George’s County.

03/14/2012

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Md. Senate Panel Votes To Raise Income Tax

Maryland income taxes would rise and a split of teacher pension costs with local governments would be phased in over four years instead of one, under changes to Gov. Martin O’Malley’s budget plan that were approved by the Senate Budget and Taxation Committee on Thursday.

03/09/2012

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Md. Gas Drilling Panel Meeting In Hagerstown

A state commission on natural gas drilling is taking a look at the regulatory landscape.

02/27/2012

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Ethics Review Panel Suggests Reducing Local Disclosure

A panel of state senators reviewing Maryland ethics rules decided Friday to recommend local government officials should not be required to release as much information in financial disclosure forms as officials in state government.

02/10/2012

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Md. Senate Panel Considers Banning Indoor Tanning For Minors

Parents who allow their teenagers to use tanning beds could see that option taken away. Some lawmakers want to replace the law that requires parental permission with an outright ban.

02/09/2012

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