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Peter Franchot

Senators Question Comptroller’s Travel

Two state senators are questioning travel expenses incurred by Comptroller Peter Franchot to distribute four kinds of awards. But Franchot says he believes the motivation for their inquiries is political rather than fiscal stewardship.

02/22/2013

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In & Out: President Obama Makes Quick Trip To Annapolis

President Obama squeezed a visit to Maryland onto his schedule and apparently, it was a pretty tight fit.

02/06/2013

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Md. Senators Call For Increased Federal Heating Aid

Maryland’s two U.S. senators say they are among a group of 40 senators calling on the Obama Administration to increase federal heating aid.

12/10/2012

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Senators Seek More Sandy Relief Money

Thirteen senators from seven states damaged by Superstorm Sandy are asking President Obama to boost federal disaster aid to the states.

11/14/2012

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44 Senators Write Cuban President About Imprisoned Alan Gross

Forty-four senators have written to Cuba’s president to call for the release of a Maryland man imprisoned in Cuba for almost three years.

09/25/2012

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Md. Senators: Farm Bill Retains Bay Protections

Maryland senators say a farm bill passed by the Senate retains important bay conservation programs.

06/21/2012

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O’Malley Testifies For Gay Marriage

Gov. Martin O’Malley says legalizing gay marriage in Maryland is a matter of protecting children.

01/31/2012

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Md. Senators Outline Bipartisan Legislation

Maryland state senators sought to contrast their cooperative spirit with Washington’s partisan gridlock on Thursday by outlining bipartisan support for measures to help protect family farms, boost social studies in schools, extend scholarships for veterans and protect children from identity theft.

01/26/2012

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Md., Del. Senators To Attend Poultry Summit

Sen. Ben Cardin says Maryland and Delaware’s four U.S. senators will be on the Eastern Shore next week for a poultry summit.

01/20/2012

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Senators Push Apple, Google To Nix DUI Apps — But Does It Matter?

In March, we told you that four U.S. Senators had pushed Apple, Google, and Research In Motion (creators of the Blackberry) to remove apps that revealed the location of DUI checkpoints. At the time, RIM […]

07/18/2011

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Kerry, McCain Push Libya Resolution

Two top senators on Tuesday unveiled a resolution giving President Barack Obama limited authority in the three-month-old war against Libya, warning that the drastic step of cutting off funds for the military operation would be a lifeline to a weakened Moammar Gadhafi.

06/21/2011

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Senators Seek To Expand Nutria Eradication Efforts

A bill in the U.S. Senate would expand nutria eradication efforts in Maryland and Louisiana and begin similar programs in other coastal states.

05/06/2011

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