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  • Bowen likely to keep seat as Harford circuit court judge

    Bowen likely to keep seat as Harford circuit court judge
    With one of the lowest voter turnouts in recent memory in Harford County's primary election, appointed judge Elizabeth Bowen appeared to retain her Circuit Court seat and Sen. Nancy Jacobs resoundingly won the nomination for the Second Congressional...
  • Nancy Jacobs gears up for fight against Dutch

    Congressional candidate Nancy Jacobs knows what it will take to "ditch Dutch," as she put it: about $2.5 million, and a team that includes a national strategist, a fundraiser and a political consultant. The state senator is gearing up her campaign...
  • Senate leader Jacobs steps down, eyes run for Congress

    Maryland's state senate minority leader, and one of Harford County's most popular Republican leaders, is stepping down from the post. After being elected Republican minority leader earlier this year, Sen. Nancy Jacobs decided Thursday to leave that...
  • Miller says higher gas tax is coming

    State Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller predicted Thursday that the General Assembly would approve an increase in Maryland's gas tax, putting his considerable influence behind an issue that is likely to be divisive in the coming legislative session....
  • Craig asks panel to consider Harford for casino site

    Harford County Executive David R. Craig has asked a state work group studying gambling expansion to consider Harford as a casino site despite the proximity of an existing slots parlor in neighboring Cecil County. Craig, a Republican considered likely...
  • After Penn State, Md. may examine strengthening child abuse reporting law

    Educators, health practitioners, social service workers and police officers are required under Maryland law to report suspected child abuse to local authorities and to their bosses. But the state has no power to prosecute when the law is not followed....
  • Harford officials again talk about need for hotel room tax

    Government officials from Harford County and its municipalities, as well as several community and business leaders, have vowed to make a more streamlined, persistent effort to get a room tax through the Maryland General Assembly this coming legislative...
  • Impallaria, McComas voted back as Harford delegation chair and vice chair

    It was a relatively smooth start for the Maryland General Assembly's first day back in session. During the Harford County delegation's organizational meeting last Wednesday, Del. Rick Impallaria, a Republican representing District 7, was voted back as...
  • Boehner pleads for unity at GOP retreat in Harbor East

    A former plastics salesman, House Speaker John A. Boehner stood before the GOP majority with a pitch: Members must stick together like never before, not only for the sake of their agenda in Congress, but for the larger prize of reclaiming the White...
  • 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...
  • Religious leaders testify against O'Malley's same-sex marriage bill

    Religious leaders testify against O'Malley's same-sex marriage bill
    They have the governor's backing and a rewritten bill, but advocates of legalizing same-sex marriage in Maryland have made little progress in quieting the concerns of many faith leaders who adamantly oppose the legislation. "Society should protect and...
  • O'Malley makes his case for 'investments' in Maryland

    O'Malley makes his case for 'investments' in Maryland
    Gov. Martin O'Malley used his State of the State address Wednesday to make his case for his most ambitious legislative agenda since taking office. Now comes the hard job of selling it. In an upbeat, 33-minute speech to both chambers of the General...