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Harford executive wants a casino in his county - Baltimore Sun

Harford executive wants a casino in his county - Baltimore Sun | Maryland Politics and Budgets | Scoop.it
Baltimore SunHarford executive wants a casino in his countyBaltimore SunCraig sent a letter Monday to the chairman of the governor's recently appointed work group to consider gaming expansion that was created in the wake of last month's Maryland General...
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Maryland November ballot filling up with voter referendums - Washington Examiner

Maryland November ballot filling up with voter referendums - Washington Examiner | Maryland Politics and Budgets | Scoop.it
Maryland November ballot filling up with voter referendumsWashington ExaminerMaryland Gov. Martin O'Malley talks to reporters after the conclusion of a special session Wednesday, May 16, 2012 in Annapolis, Md.
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Md. RECs: Turn That Animal Waste into Thermal Energy ...

Md. RECs: Turn That Animal Waste into Thermal Energy ... | Maryland Politics and Budgets | Scoop.it
On April 6, 2012, the Maryland General Assembly enacted Senate Bill 1004 designating “thermal biomass systems” as energy resources eligible to receive Tier 1 renewable energy credits (RECs) for their thermal output.
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Calvert, St. Mary's and Charles County - Bay Net

Calvert, St. Mary's and Charles County - Bay Net | Maryland Politics and Budgets | Scoop.it
Calvert, St.Mary's and Charles CountyBay NetBy Press Release from Tony O'Donnell's Office Maryland Congressional candidate Tony O'Donnell today called upon incumbent Congressman Steny Hoyer to end his globetrotting fundraising jaunts and talk about...
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Nancy Pelosi reflects on quarter century in Congress, looks ahead to election - San Francisco Examiner

Nancy Pelosi reflects on quarter century in Congress, looks ahead to election - San Francisco Examiner | Maryland Politics and Budgets | Scoop.it
San Francisco ExaminerNancy Pelosi reflects on quarter century in Congress, looks ahead to electionSan Francisco Examiner“I had no interest in running for political office, ever,” said Pelosi, whose father was a congressman from Maryland.
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Without Gas Tax, Will Purple Line Proceed? - Patch.com

Without Gas Tax, Will Purple Line Proceed? - Patch.com | Maryland Politics and Budgets | Scoop.it
Without Gas Tax, Will Purple Line Proceed?Patch.comWith O'Malley's proposed gas tax shot down by the Maryland General Assembly, the Purple Line will face tough funding challenges, experts told The Washington Post.
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APNewsBreak: Lawmakers announce pit bull task force to review impact of court ... - The Republic

APNewsBreak: Lawmakers announce pit bull task force to review impact of court ... - The Republic | Maryland Politics and Budgets | Scoop.it
CBS LocalAPNewsBreak: Lawmakers announce pit bull task force to review impact of court ...The Republic... Md.
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AG's office advises Assembly it can expand gambling - Baltimore Sun (blog)

AG's office advises Assembly it can expand gambling - Baltimore Sun (blog) | Maryland Politics and Budgets | Scoop.it
AG's office advises Assembly it can expand gamblingBaltimore Sun (blog)By Michael Dresser, The Baltimore Sun The General Assembly has an unfettered right to expand gambling in Maryland over the objections of existing license holders, according to...
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Md. tobacco tax will save lives - Baltimore Sun

Md. tobacco tax will save lives - Baltimore Sun | Maryland Politics and Budgets | Scoop.it
CBS LocalMd. tobacco tax will save livesBaltimore SunAlso in the new law will be an historic and life-saving increase in our state's tax on little cigars and smokeless tobacco.
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Maryland Senators Pushing Equal Pay For Women - WAMU

Maryland Senators Pushing Equal Pay For Women - WAMU | Maryland Politics and Budgets | Scoop.it
WAMUMaryland Senators Pushing Equal Pay For WomenWAMUBarbara Mikulski, D-Md., is seen before a Senate Appropriations Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington. She's pushing the Paycheck Fairness Act in the Senate.
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Elected Officials 'Teach for a Day' - Patch.com

Elected Officials 'Teach for a Day' - Patch.com | Maryland Politics and Budgets | Scoop.it
Elected Officials 'Teach for a Day'Patch.comDelegate Jeffrey Waldstreicher, who represents District 18 in the Maryland House of Delegates, taught for the day at his alma mater, Montgomery Blair High School.
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Maryland Republican House caucus leaders oppose holding a special session on ... - Washington Post

Maryland Republican House caucus leaders oppose holding a special session on ... - Washington Post | Maryland Politics and Budgets | Scoop.it
ABC2 NewsMaryland Republican House caucus leaders oppose holding a special session on ...Washington PostANNAPOLIS, Md. — Republicans in the House of Delegates are opposing a special session to take up proposed gambling expansion in Maryland.
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Lawmakers fought court rulings this year - Baltimore Sun

Lawmakers fought court rulings this year - Baltimore Sun | Maryland Politics and Budgets | Scoop.it
Lawmakers fought court rulings this yearBaltimore SunAs lawmakers and lobbyists gird for another special session that the governor called this summer to debate an expansion of gambling — an issue that has led to pitched battles for years — dog...
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IEDs contribute to increase in multiple amputations - USA TODAY

IEDs contribute to increase in multiple amputations - USA TODAY | Maryland Politics and Budgets | Scoop.it
USA TODAYIEDs contribute to increase in multiple amputationsUSA TODAYBy Gregg Zoroya, USA TODAY BETHESDA, Md.
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Maryland GOP bet on trifecta in november elections - Examiner.com

Maryland GOP bet on trifecta in november elections - Examiner.com | Maryland Politics and Budgets | Scoop.it
Maryland GOP bet on trifecta in november electionsExaminer.comHoyer, who initially won elective office in 1966 when he won a seat to the Maryland State Senate, has been an elected Congressman since 1980 – and hasn't had a serious GOP challenge...
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Maryland budget measure pressures counties -Moody's - Reuters

Maryland budget measure pressures counties -Moody's - Reuters | Maryland Politics and Budgets | Scoop.it
Maryland budget measure pressures counties -Moody'sReutersMay 29 (Reuters) - A move in Maryland to shrink a large budget gap by shifting millions of dollars in pension costs to counties will help the state's credit quality, but could hurt local governments'...
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DE & MD granted No Child Left Behind waivers - WGMD Radio

DE & MD granted No Child Left Behind waivers - WGMD Radio | Maryland Politics and Budgets | Scoop.it
DE & MD granted No Child Left Behind waiversWGMD RadioSenator Chris Coons is pleased with the news – he has been an outspoken advocate for improving America's education system, with a focus on college access.
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Harford council passes $624 million operating budget - Baltimore Sun

Harford council passes $624 million operating budget - Baltimore Sun | Maryland Politics and Budgets | Scoop.it
Harford council passes $624 million operating budgetBaltimore SunThe budget is a 3 percent increase from the $608.8 million budget for 2012. County revenues are expected to be $584 million in 2013, more than the previous year.
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Board of Regents passes 3 percent tuition increase for in-state students - Baltimore Sun

Board of Regents passes 3 percent tuition increase for in-state students - Baltimore Sun | Maryland Politics and Budgets | Scoop.it
Board of Regents passes 3 percent tuition increase for in-state studentsBaltimore Sun...
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Sen. Ben Cardin to talk to students about financial challenges for college - Washington Post

Sen. Ben Cardin to talk to students about financial challenges for college - Washington Post | Maryland Politics and Budgets | Scoop.it
Sen. Ben Cardin to talk to students about financial challenges for collegeWashington PostLaPLATA, Md. — Sen. Ben Cardin will be talking to students about the financial challenges they face to pay for college.
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Chamber questioning state budget process - Gazette.Net: Maryland Community News Online

Chamber questioning state budget processGazette.Net: Maryland Community News OnlineWe'd like to see the General Assembly go back to considering each issue on its merits.” Wineholt said he doesn't understand how the bills -— this year's BRFA...
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Businesses urged to apply for tax credit - So Md News

Businesses urged to apply for tax creditSo Md NewsAn ongoing campaign, led by the Maryland Health Care for All!
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Seniors grow old under debt - Baltimore Sun

Seniors grow old under debt - Baltimore Sun | Maryland Politics and Budgets | Scoop.it
Baltimore SunSeniors grow old under debtBaltimore SunIn Harvel's case, he piled up debt over years of taking care of his sick wife, Loretta, who died last year at 63.
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Forbes: Will Adult Children be Forced to Pay Parents' Nursing Home Bills? - Senior Housing News

Forbes: Will Adult Children be Forced to Pay Parents' Nursing Home Bills? - Senior Housing News | Maryland Politics and Budgets | Scoop.it
Forbes: Will Adult Children be Forced to Pay Parents' Nursing Home Bills?Senior Housing News... such as Maryland, only the nursing home resident is responsible for a bill, although family members can voluntarily agree to help pay.
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Is gaming expansion a done deal in Maryland? - Gazette.Net: Maryland Community News Online

Is gaming expansion a done deal in Maryland?
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