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O'Malley, governors concerned about federal cuts
O'Malley, governors concerned about federal cuts

A bipartisan group of governors expressed concern Saturday over the impact looming federal budget cuts will have on their states but had few ideas for how to break the latest fiscal impasse gripping Congress. Most of the nation's governors, including Maryland's Martin O'Malley, are in Washington attending a meeting of the National Governors Association — an annual gathering that this year happens to fall just days before $85 billion in across-the-board federal spending reductions are set to begin. Because of its geographic and economic ties to the federal government, Maryland would be hard hit by those reductions. Federal spending on goods and wages in Maryland makes...