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Md. Pension System To Vote Against Wal-Mart Board

The Maryland State Retirement Pension System says it will be voting against the entire board of Wal-Mart Stores Inc.


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House Passes Budget Measure In Special Session

The special session ends with tax hikes for thousands of Marylanders after the General Assembly approves a budget package that avoids painful cuts to education and public safety.


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Md. Senate Approves Income Tax Hike In Special Session

The General Assembly is working its way to a new budget that will avoid deep spending cuts. The Senate approved an income tax hike Tuesday afternoon and the House is set to do the same.


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Future Of Last-Minute Gaming Bill Unclear

The chairman of a House subcommittee that considers Maryland gambling legislation says it is unclear if a last-minute bill that would expand gambling in the state will get a vote.


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Former Governor Ehrlich May Give Romney Boost In Primary

On Tuesday’s primary, Maryland may help give Mitt Romney what he says he is: the nominee most likely to challenge President Barack Obama.


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Md. House Passes Offshore Wind Bill

The Maryland House of Delegates voted 88-47 on Friday for a scaled-back measure to help develop offshore wind off the coast of Ocean City in as soon as five years.


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Md. Senate Votes To Move Baltimore Elections Date

Maryland senators want to move the date of elections in Baltimore City to coincide with presidential contests.



Md. Senate Votes To Ban Smoking In Cars With Kids

The Maryland Senate wants to prohibit drivers from smoking in cars if a child under the age of 8 is a passenger.


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Vote On Health Exchange Bill Expected This Week

A House of Delegates committee is expected to vote on a bill to create the framework for a health insurance marketplace that is designed to provide coverage for the 700,000 uninsured people in Maryland.


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Deadline Approaching To Register To Vote In Md.

The deadline to register to vote or change party affiliation for the 2012 presidential primary in Maryland is approaching.


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Opponents & Supporters Begin Same-Sex Marriage Referendum Effort

The General Assembly passed it, the governor is expected to sign it, but will Marylanders vote on it?


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Same-Sex Marriage Legislation Passes 72-67 In Md. House Of Delegates

Same-sex couples are one step closer to being able to legally marry in Maryland. The Civil Marriage Protection Act narrowly passes in the House of Delegates.