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  • Miller introduces transportation revenue bill

    Miller introduces transportation revenue bill
    Taking the first step in grappling with what could become one of the most difficult issues of the 2013 General Assembly, Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller introduced a bill Monday night that would raise hundreds of millions of dollars for...
  • O'Malley offers details of agenda

    O'Malley offers details of agenda
    Gov. Martin O'Malley on Friday proposed restricting mental health patients' access to firearms as part of a broad gun-control package and called for expanding early voting to ease long lines on Election Day. The governor, in releasing his full...
  • Miller proposes local gas tax, leasing ICC

    Miller proposes local gas tax, leasing ICC
    Baltimore and Maryland's counties could impose their own 5-cents-a-gallon tax on gas to pay for local roads and buses under a proposal by Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller. Miller also proposed Thursday leasing a state toll highway to a private...
  • Cold weather-related deaths up to 4 in Maryland

    State health officials confirmed two more cold weather-related deaths in Maryland over the past week, bringing the death toll to four in Maryland so far this winter. Hypothermia was a factor in the death of a Calvert County woman aged 45-64 some time...
  • Maryland budget reflects improving economy

    Maryland budget reflects improving economy
    Gov. Martin O'Malley released a $37 billion spending plan Wednesday that for the first time in recent years contains no drastic cuts or proposed tax increases. Amid a stronger economy, O'Malley also proposed to boost the pay for state workers, expand...
  • Death penalty, guns to be hot issues before Maryland lawmakers

    Death penalty, guns to be hot issues before Maryland lawmakers
    As the General Assembly session opens this week, Gov. Martin O'Malley and legislative leaders are weighing what to do about the re-emerging issues of gun control and the death penalty as well as a recurring question of how to pay for roads and mass...
  • Miller plans to seek 11th term -- maybe more

    Miller plans to seek 11th term -- maybe more
    In case there was any doubt whatsoever, Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller isn't planning to go anytime soon. Miller, the nation's longest-serving Senate president, said in an interview Wednesday that he will seek re-election in 2014 to what would...
  • Dominion wins right to export liquefied natural gas

    Dominion wins right to export liquefied natural gas
    A Calvert County judge brushed aside Friday a potential legal hurdle to exporting liquefied natural gas via the Chesapeake Bay, ruling that Dominion, the Richmond, Va.-based energy company, does not need the Sierra Club's permission to convert its LNG...
  • 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....
  • At last, state gets good budget news

    For the first time since a recession gripped the country in 2008, Maryland is approaching a General Assembly session with good fiscal news: Neither tax increases nor drastic budget cuts are likely to be needed to balance the budget. The improved forecast...
  • Study predicts natural gas exports boost US economy

    Study predicts natural gas exports boost US economy
    A new study predicts that exporting the nation's cheap, seemingly abundant supplies of natural gas will boost the U.S. economy, giving a nudge to prospects for shipping liquefied fuel abroad from a nearly idle terminal in the Chesapeake Bay. The report,...
  • $1 billion for new city schools: From non-starter to law

    $1 billion for new city schools: From non-starter to law
    Baltimore schools chief Andrés Alonso went to Annapolis last year seeking approval for a bold $2 billion plan to replace many of the city system's crumbling buildings. The idea didn't even make it out of committee. Prospects still looked bleak in...