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Thomas Mike Miller

Md. Senate President Pitches Gas Tax For Transportation Money

A gas tax increase is among the ideas Maryland’s Senate president is floating to raise badly needed money for transportation.

01/23/2013

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Proposed Garrett Co. Wind Farm Lies In ‘Sensitive Area’

A Garrett County permitting official says most of a proposed wind farm on Fourmile Ridge lies in areas designated as sensitive by the state.

01/23/2013

OMalley

Governor’s Wind Bill Gets Show Of Support

Maryland’s Senate president says Gov. Martin O’Malley’s offshore wind proposal is getting early and significant show of support in the state Senate.

01/18/2013

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Md. Lawmaker Pulls US 15 Toll Proposal

A state senator from Frederick County is pulling his proposal for a toll on U.S. Route 15 because he says county leaders are cool to the idea.

12/28/2012

Baltimore Schools

D.C. Proposes Closing 20 Schools

The District of Columbia has submitted a plan to close 20 schools and send students from those schools to other campuses.

11/14/2012

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Baltimore City Council President’s Proposal To Restore Funding Cuts Fails

The Baltimore City Council votes on a plan to restore some of the funding cuts proposed by Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake.

06/21/2012

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LivingSocial Could Save $32M Under D.C. Tax Proposal

District of Columbia lawmakers are considering tax incentives for the fast-growing online deals business LivingSocial to keep its headquarters in Washington.

06/08/2012

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Garrett County Proposes Wind Turbine Setback

The Garrett County Commissioners are proposing rules to put distance between wind turbines and homes.

05/03/2012

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Md. Senate Passes $1.1 Billion Capital Budget

The Maryland Senate has signed off on a $1.1 billion capital budget proposal.

03/29/2012

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Rawlings-Blake’s 2013 Budget Plan Includes Closing Fire Stations & Rec Centers

Putting Baltimore on a budget. Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake reveals a spending plan for the city that is already causing controversy.

03/21/2012

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Md. Finding Tough Climate For Gas Tax Proposals

As if gas prices weren’t high enough, several states across the U.S. are looking to raise fuel taxes they say are needed to pay for roads and bridges that are outdated, congested and in some cases, dangerous.

03/05/2012

gas tax

O’Malley Elaborates On Gas Tax Proposal

Gov. Martin O’Malley’s proposal to phase in a 6 percent sales tax on gasoline includes money for local road repairs, rules to make it harder to shift transportation dollars to other purposes and a mechanism to delay implementing the tax if gas prices spike.

02/14/2012

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