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  • State leaders urged to raise money for roads, transit

    Business leaders and county officials are urging the governor and General Assembly to increase Maryland's gas tax or find another way to raise hundreds of millions of dollars for road and transit projects — even in the face of public opposition....
  • State lawmakers hopeful for city schools facilities plan

    State lawmakers hopeful for city schools facilities plan
    Lawmakers across Maryland lauded the Baltimore school system's ambitious $2.4 billion blueprint to shed underused school buildings and upgrade the most dilapidated ones — calling the plan a critical first step in securing financial backing from...
  • Lawmakers raise concerns about O'Malley proposal to fund Towson baseball

    Lawmakers raise concerns about O'Malley proposal to fund Towson baseball
    Gov. Martin O'Malley's plan to allocate $300,000 in taxpayer money to save Towson University's baseball team came under fire Wednesday from some legislators and key fiscal policymakers for being unprecedented and unfair to other college sports programs....
  • Rep. Roscoe Bartlett's career in Congress comes to a close

    Rep. Roscoe Bartlett's career in Congress comes to a close
    Rep. Roscoe G. Bartlett began his unsuccessful campaign for another term with an unusual meeting: a one-on-one chat over dinner with his Democratic rival. Bartlett and his challenger, John Delaney, met alone for two hours in a Frederick restaurant...
  • Senate overwhelmingly approves O'Malley budget

    Senate overwhelmingly approves O'Malley budget
    Gov. Martin O'Malley's budget for next year sailed through the Senate on Wednesday after an unusually brief debate, seen by some as a sign of the state's improved fiscal condition. Senators voted 42-5 to pass the $36.8 billion budget and send it to a...
  • Spirited Senate gun debate expected to last all week

    Maryland senators alternatively questioned, challenged and heralded Gov. Martin O’Malley’s gun-control bill for more than two hours Tuesday, a prelude to a debate expected to stretch through the week as lawmakers wrestle over whether to...
  • Democrats, Republicans agree to push package of bills in Annapolis

    A bipartisan group of senators put aside the battling that often prevails in Annapolis to announce Thursday a common agenda of bills that Democrats and Republicans can rally around. The bills would preserve scholarships for veterans, protect children...
  • Bartlett aide, potential challenger resigns

    A longtime top aide and confidant to Rep. Roscoe G. Bartlett who has considered running for his boss' seat in 2012 abruptly resigned, the congressman confirmed Thursday, fueling speculation that the 10-term incumbent will not seek another term. Bud Otis,...
  • City prosecutors seek new office space

    Baltimore prosecutors might soon be packing up and leaving their cramped digs in the city's 112-year-old courthouse for a newer downtown office building. A plan being pushed by leaders in Baltimore and Annapolis would provide up to $1 million for the...
  • Brinkley is in for 6th District

    Brinkley is in for 6th District
    State Sen. David R. Brinkley on Wednesday became the latest candidate to formally enter the race for Maryland’s 6th Congressional District, arguing in a speech in Frederick that it is time for incumbent Rep. Roscoe G. Bartlett – a fellow...
  • Candidates run for Congress despite home address

    All politics is local. All candidates for Congress are not. At least eight candidates for the U.S. House of Representatives from Maryland — including four prominent contenders — are running this year in congressional districts that do not...
  • 6th District Republicans go after Bartlett in televised debate

    6th District Republicans go after Bartlett in televised debate
    Republicans running for Congress in the competitive 6th District piled on Rep. Roscoe G. Bartlett during a debate Sunday, arguing that the GOP incumbent lacks the sense of urgency needed to win in what is likely to be among the most competitive House...