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Supporters Of Maryland House Budget Rally Changes

Leaders of a Maryland Senate panel that steers state spending say recent changes to the state budget are something the whole General Assembly can support.

03/16/2015

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Senate Approves Bill To Restore Ex-Felon Voting Rights

The Maryland Senate has voted in favor of a bill restoring voting rights to ex-felons immediately after their release from prison.

03/16/2015

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Bill To Implement Fertilizer Regulations Gets Stripped

A Senate committee voted Friday to establish deadlines for fertilizer regulations — an issue of concern for both farmers and for environmentalists who are concerned about pollution.

03/13/2015

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AP Source: Edwards To Seek Maryland Senate Seat

A Democratic congressional aide says Rep. Donna Edwards has informed House leadership that she plans to run for the Maryland Senate seat left open by longtime Sen. Barbara Mikulski’s retirement.

03/09/2015

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Md. AG Brian Frosh Endorses Van Hollen For Senate

Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh has endorsed Democratic Rep. Chris Van Hollen for Senate.

03/06/2015

U.S. Senate Majority Leader Senator Harry Reid (D-NV) [Photo credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images]

Harry Reid Endorses Van Hollen In Md. Senate Race

Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid enthusiastically endorsed Democratic Rep. Chris Van Hollen Friday for the U.S. Senate, an early attempt by a key Democrat to clear the field and avoid a divisive primary campaign to replace Maryland’s longtime Democratic incumbent Sen. Barbara Mikulski.

03/06/2015

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Md. AG Brian Frosh Endorses Van Hollen For Senate

Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh has endorsed Democratic Rep. Chris Van Hollen for Senate.

03/06/2015

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Md. Senate Votes To Create Alert Program For Hit-And-Runs

The Maryland Senate has voted to create an alert program to find missing drivers in hit-and-run accidents that result in serious injury.

03/05/2015

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House OKs Speed Limit Boost To 70 Mph On Maryland Highways

A push to raise the speed limit from 65 to 70 mph on Maryland highways has cleared another hurdle.

03/05/2015

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Rep. Van Hollen Says He Will Run For Mikulski’s Seat

Democratic Rep. Chris Van Hollen will run for the Senate seat opening up when Sen. Barbara Mikulski retires, the congressman announced Wednesday in an email to supporters.

03/04/2015

Sen. Barbara Mikulski officially announces she won't run for reelection in 2016.

Race To Replace Sen. Barbara Mikulski Wide Open

One day after Maryland’s longest serving senator surprises everyone announcing she won’t run for reelection, the list of candidates who may want to replace her continues to grow.

03/03/2015

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Former Gov. O’Malley Says He Won’t Run For Mikulski’s Seat

Former Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley says he won’t run for seat of retiring Sen. Barbara Mikulski.

03/03/2015

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