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  • 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....
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Jacobs to challenge Ruppersberger in Maryland's 2nd District

    Jacobs to challenge Ruppersberger in Maryland's 2nd District
    State Sen. Nancy Jacobs said Tuesday she will announce her candidacy for the 2nd Congressional District this week, making her the latest state lawmaker to jump into a House race for the 2012 election. Jacobs, who stepped down as Republican Senate leader...
  • State lawmakers hope to ride anti-incumbent wave to Congress

    Nearly a half-dozen Maryland state lawmakers are hoping to exploit the nation's anti-incumbent mood with campaigns for Congress that focus heavily on Washington's dysfunction. Two Republican state senators, David Brinkley of Frederick County and Nancy...
  • Nancy Jacobs files candidacy for Congress

    Nancy Jacobs files candidacy for Congress
    State Sen. Nancy Jacobs, a Republican who represents parts of Harford and Cecil counties, announced Thursday she is running for Congress. She officially filed as a candidate in the Second Congressional District that includes most of southern Harford...
  • Harford delegation hopes to get answers on HCC-Towson building funds

    Harford delegation hopes to get answers on HCC-Towson building funds
    Getting funding for Harford Community College's Towson University building is one of the top priorities for Harford County's delegates and senators when they head back for the 2012 Maryland General Assembly session, which begins Wednesday. Harford's...
  • 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...
  • Harford's Impallaria, Jacobs butt heads for GOP Congress nod

    The race for Harford County's two congressional seats, in Districts 1 and 2, took some interesting turns as the filing deadline passed Wednesday night, particularly as it pertains to the Republican nomination in District 2. Del. Rick Impallaria, who...