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PG County Panel To Vote On Casino Next Week

A panel of Prince George’s County officials will vote next week on the site plan for a casino at National Harbor.

07/14/2014

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Johns Hopkins Workers Ratify New Labor Contract

Members of a union representing 2,000 hospital workers have approved a labor contract with Johns Hopkins Hospital after months of contentious negotiations.

07/11/2014

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Ruppersberger Urges Vote On Unemployment Benefits

Maryland Rep. C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger is urging leaders in the U.S. House of Representatives to allow a vote to extend emergency unemployment insurance.

05/12/2014

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No Marijuana Decriminalization…This Year

Maryland’s legislature apparently won’t eliminate criminal policies for marijuana possession this year, but it will likely take a step in that direction.

04/02/2014

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Scandal-Weary Voters Boot D.C. Mayor From Office

Reeling from allegations by federal prosecutors that he knew about the dirty tricks that helped him get elected four years ago, District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray tried to rally his base. But his core supporters weren’t nearly enough, as a scandal-weary electorate rallied behind a much-younger challenger who promised honest and ethical leadership.

04/02/2014

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Maryland House Approves State’s $39B Budget

The Maryland House of Delegates is set to vote on the state’s $39 billion budget for the next fiscal year.

03/27/2014

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Filing Deadline Approaches For Md. Candidacies

The deadline to file a candidacy for elected office in Maryland is approaching.

02/25/2014

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Md. Could Rescind 1861 Vote To Protect Slavery

Several months before the U.S. Civil War, Maryland and three other states voted for a constitutional amendment protecting their rights to allow slavery. This year lawmakers could rescind that vote.

01/31/2014

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Senate Delays Vote On Natural Resources Secretary

The Maryland Senate on Friday delayed a vote on the nomination of Joseph Gill to be the secretary of the Maryland Department of Natural Resources.

01/31/2014

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D.C. Council Committee Backs Minimum Wage Hike

A D.C. Council committee has unanimously approved a bill that would raise the city’s minimum wage to $11.50 an hour, one of the nation’s highest, by 2015.

11/26/2013

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Montgomery County Set To Vote On Minimum Wage Increase

The push to raise the minimum wage continues in Maryland. Governor Martin O’Malley and other state lawmakers are in favor of an increase, and now one county is set to vote on it.

11/21/2013

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Md. Rep Party Sponsored Robocall About Frederick Co. Dem

The Maryland Republican Party says it sponsored a robocall about a Democratic candidate for the Frederick County Board of Aldermen.

11/07/2013

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