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Cardin To Hold Town Hall On Business In Baltimore

Maryland Sen. Ben Cardin is holding a town hall meeting on business in Baltimore.

06/22/2015

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New Push To Improve Relations Between Police & The Community

They’re mainly focusing on the lack of communication–not just between police and the community, but between police and the government.

06/15/2015

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Former Del. Ron George Says He Plans To Run For State Senate

Former Anne Arundel County Del. Ron George says he plans to run for state Senate in 2018.

06/15/2015

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GOP-controlled Hill Panel Backs State Medical Marijuana Laws

The federal government would be unable to block state laws permitting the use of medical marijuana under legislation that has been approved by a Republican-controlled Senate committee.

06/11/2015

PHILADELPHIA, PA - MAY 18:   The 5:53am first train of Amtrak's northbound service from 30th Street Station arrives to the platform, after last week's derailment, on May 18, 2015 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  Eight people were killed and more than 200 others were injured in the train crash, carrying more than 200 passengers from Washington, DC to New York, on May 12, 2015 in north Philadelphia.  (Photo by Mark Makela/Getty Images)

Senate Democrats Demand More Money For Amtrak Repair Backlog

Senate Democrats on Thursday demanded that Republicans provide more money for Amtrak so the railroad can tackle a $21 billion maintenance and repair backlog, including replacing tunnels more than a century old.

05/21/2015

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Trade Offers Contrast Between Obama, Senate Democrats

Senators of both parties worked Wednesday to revive trade legislation that’s a top priority for President Barack Obama, a day after Obama’s fellow Democrats repudiated him nearly unanimously on the issue.

05/13/2015

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Rep. Donna Edwards Endorsed By 7 Local Officials

Rep. Donna Edwards has been endorsed by seven members of the Prince George’s County Council in her bid to replace retiring Sen. Barbara Mikulski.

04/15/2015

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Lawmakers, Governor Reflect On Session & Which Bills Made The Cut

A new budget deal for Maryland provokes some controversy. Powerful political leaders engage in a battle of wills over cuts made by the governor. And the battle does not appear to be over.

04/14/2015

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Maryland Lawmakers Meet For Weekend Session

Maryland lawmakers will be in session this weekend as the Legislature nears its scheduled adjournment.

04/11/2015

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Baker Endorses Van Hollen For Md. Senate Seat

Prince George’s County Executive Rushern Baker endorsed Rep. Chris Van Hollen for Maryland’s soon-to-be-open U.S Senate seat.

04/08/2015

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Senate Committee Favors Bare Bones Fracking Moratorium Bill

A Senate environmental committee is supporting watered down legislation aimed at limiting fracking in Maryland.

04/01/2015

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Maryland Senate Passes 3 Bills Aimed At Helping Business

The Maryland Senate has passed three measures aimed at improving the state’s business climate.

03/31/2015

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