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James C. Rosapepe

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  • In Annapolis, College Park shooting becomes part of the debate

    In Annapolis, College Park shooting becomes part of the debate
    The murder-suicide that left two University of Maryland students dead provided fresh fodder in Annapolis Wednesday for lawmakers debating whether to tighten Maryland's gun laws, with supporters saying the tragic incident gave them new resolve while...
  • Death penalty repeal gains 4 co-sponsors over 2012

    The Maryland Senate moved a little closer to a majority willing to vote for full repeal of the death penalty Friday as 21 senators -- four more than last year -- agreed to co-sponsor the legislation in that chamber. This year the bill also has the full-...
  • Franchot says he won't run for governor

    Franchot says he won't run for governor
    Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot, considered one of the leading prospective Democratic candidates for governor in 2014, said Tuesday that he will instead seek a third term in his current post. In an interview, Franchot, 65, said he made his decision...
  • Long lines, waits as state sets more early voting records

    Turnout remained strong Friday during the final day of early voting, with more long lines and waits at several centers. By 10 p.m., 425,565 Marylanders – more than 12 percent of eligible voters – had cast their ballots during early voting....
  • Final count: More than 430,500 Marylanders voted early

    With a highly charged presidential election and several closely fought questions on the ballot, nearly twice as many Marylanders voted early this year than in 2010. And with long lines and waits at several early voting centers, lawmakers are talking about...
  • Rosapepe backs hike in gas tax to boost infrastructural investment

    A comprehensive transportation investment plan proposed by Gov. Martin O'Malley has the support of one local state senator. Sen. Jim Rosapepe, a College Park Democrat, said it is "extremely important" for Maryland to increase its investment in...
  • Big wins, long lines mark Election Day in Laurel

    Big wins, long lines mark Election Day in Laurel
    Minutes after polls closed Tuesday night, as people began to trickle into the District 21 Democrats' election results watch party in Laurel, Del. Ben Barnes was already optimistic. "It will be a good night for Maryland Democrats," he said. And as...
  • Audit finds shortcomings at Maryland Department of the Environment

    Audit finds shortcomings at Maryland Department of the Environment
    A suspicious pattern of bidding on state grants for installing less-polluting septic systems — part of a wide-ranging critique of the Maryland Department of the Environment — has prompted legislative auditors to call for a criminal...
  • Quotes: Remembering Schaefer

    Quotes: Remembering Schaefer
    Harry R. Hughes, governor of Maryland, 1979-1987 "Our interactions were not always friendly; that is putting it mildly. … I still call him the mayor. I think most people do. … He really loved Baltimore. I don't think he ever got over that....
  • Gay marriage has the votes to pass state Senate

    Gay marriage has the votes to pass state Senate
    A key senator announced his support for gay marriage legislation on Thursday, giving it enough votes to clear the upper chamber. The declaration by Sen. James C. Rosapepe came shortly after a Senate committee approved an amended version of the...
  • Lawmakers want special session to stick to budget

     In theory, a special session of the General Assembly could be an opportunity raise any issue a legislator wanted to attempt to put on the agenda. In reality, there seems to be virtually no desire on the part of lawmakers to deal with anything but the...
  • State lawmakers anticipate short special session to fix budget

    The General Assembly adjourned without passing legislation that would have raised revenues needed to balance the budget April 9. Instead of looking back to that day, some Democratic state legislators are looking forward to the special session scheduled...