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Maryland Gov. Hogan calls special General Assembly session for May 1

Maryland Gov. Hogan calls special General Assembly session for May 1

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan is calling state lawmakers back to Annapolis on May 1 so the House of Delegates can elect a new speaker.

State Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller and House Speaker Pro tem Adrienne Jones sent a joint letter Thursday to the governor, asking him to call a special session to fill a leadership void left by the death of Speaker Michael E. Busch.

“It is my solemn duty to call a special session of the General Assembly in order to elect a successor to Speaker Busch,” Hogan said in a statement. “As we close a significant...

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