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  • Marylanders show support for same-sex marriage, Dream Act, Gonzales poll shows

    Same-sex marriage and the Dream Act are supported by a majority of Marylanders, but voters are just about evenly split on gambling expansion, according to a new independent poll released Wednesday. Supporters of the Dream Act are furthest ahead, with...
  • Harford executive defends incentives for businesses at Jarrettsville community meeting

    As part of a series of visits to Harford's community councils, County Executive David Craig answered questions Wednesday night from Jarrettsville and Norrisville residents about business tax breaks and incentives, November ballot questions and state...
  • Baltimore TV stations get boost from gambling ads

    Baltimore TV stations get boost from gambling ads
    Baltimore television stations expected little in the way of political advertising this election year. Then the fight over expanded gambling in Maryland erupted, pitting deep-pocketed casino companies against each other. The barrage of ads urging...
  • Maryland's Dream Act only encourages people to break the law

    Proponents of Maryland's Dream Act allowing the children of undocumented immigrants to pay in-state college tuition rates say it is wrong to "punish" an innocent child whose parents brought them to this country before their 16th birthday. An unlocked...
  • Dream Act advocates plan push in congregations

    Advocates of the Dream Act, which would allow the children of illegal immigrants to take advantage of the in-state tuition paid by other Maryland residents at state universities, are planning a big push in congregations in the weeks leading up to Election...
  • Poll finds support for same-sex marriage, but not gambling

    Poll finds support for same-sex marriage, but not gambling
    Five weeks before the election, a measure to legalize same-sex marriage in Maryland has seen a surge of support and is now favored by likely voters, 49 percent to 39 percent, a new Baltimore Sun poll has found. But at this stage, most voters are...
  • 1,000 students, advocates march for Maryland Dream Act

    1,000 students, advocates march for Maryland Dream Act
    Ricardo Campos was born in El Salvador, but it was three years ago in a hospital room at Johns Hopkins Hospital that he was given life. Suffering from bone cancer, he underwent surgery in 2009 that required him to use a wheelchair for one year, until he...
  • Column: Dream Act is answer to prayers for many immigrant children

    Column: Dream Act is answer to prayers for many immigrant children
    Last month, like many other hopeful parents, I had the wonderful pleasure of taking my two daughters back to school. In doing so, I dream about their potential and about what the future year holds for them, evoking the power and opportunity that springs...
  • Dream Act is a great investment

    Dream Act is a great investment
    Many of the arguments on both sides of the debate about Maryland's version of the Dream Act are emotional. They deal with the question of whether it is fair to provide benefits in the form of in-state college tuition to students whose parents came to this...
  • At College Park, college students register to vote with a click

    Until a few weeks ago, University of Maryland junior Tali Alter was registered to vote in her home state of Illinois. But the 21-year-old psychology major was eager to cast a ballot in this state in favor of same-sex marriage and in-state tuition for...
  • UMBC: DREAM Act will save money

    Giving some illegal immigrants more access to higher education in Maryland could mean an extra $5 million a year for the state government, according to a new cost-benefit study by the University of Maryland, Baltimore County. The study found that the net...
  • UMBC researchers say Dream Act could generate millions in revenue for state

    Providing illegal immigrants more access to higher education in Maryland could generate an extra $5 million in revenue for the state per graduating college class, according to a new cost-benefit study by University of Maryland, Baltimore County...