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DC Council Overrides Mayor’s Veto Of Budget

The D.C. Council has delivered a final blow to some of outgoing Mayor Vincent Gray’s priorities by overriding his veto of the city’s $10.6 billion budget.

07/14/2014

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O’Malley To Veto Wind Turbine Moratorium

Gov. Martin O’Malley vetoed a 13-month moratorium on building wind turbines within 56 miles of the U.S. Naval Air Station Patuxent River, saying the bill is unnecessary and would send a chilling message to renewable energy developers.

05/16/2014

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Wage Bill Affecting Wal-Mart Dies In D.C.

An effort to require Wal-Mart and other large retailers to pay their employees a “living wage” of at least $12.50 an hour met its end Tuesday when the D.C. Council failed to override Mayor Vincent Gray’s veto.

09/17/2013

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Anne Arundel Council Overrides Executive’s ‘Rain Tax’ Veto

The Anne Arundel County Council has voted to override the county executive’s veto of a stormwater remediation fee and will now consider emergency legislation to modify the fee.

05/02/2013

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Frederick Mayor Vetoes Aldermen’s Vote For Support Staffer

Frederick Mayor Randy McClement has vetoed the aldermen’s vote to hire a full-time support staffer to help them with legislative work.

04/19/2013

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