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9:18 am
Thu January 9, 2014

Marijuana Legalization Topped Issues at This Year's Annual Annapolis Summit

Governor Martin O'Malley and Marc Steiner at annual Annapolis Summit
Credit Don Rush

With the opening of the General Assembly in Annapolis this week, expect the issue of marijuana to make a fuss with the possibility of decriminalization as Governor Martin O'Malley expresses his opposition to such a move. The legislature's two top leaders and the Governor hashed out issues with Marc Steiner during his annual Annapolis Summit this week.

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8:55 am
Tue January 8, 2013

MD General Assembly Set To Begin Session

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - Maryland Democratic members of Congress will gather with state legislators for their 15th annual lunch on the eve of the General Assembly's legislative session.


The lunch is being held in Annapolis on Tuesday.


Sens. Barbara Mikulski and Ben Cardin are scheduled to attend. Most of Maryland's seven Democratic House members also are scheduled to attend.


Gov. Martin O'Malley and the presiding officers of the General Assembly are scheduled to be at the luncheon as well, in addition to other Democratic lawmakers.

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9:12 am
Thu March 15, 2012

Maryland Lawmakers Begin Budget Debate

 

       ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - The Maryland Senate is moving toward a vote on its version of the state budget.

     Lawmakers are expected to vote Thursday on four measures that are being used in tandem to balance the state's books for the next fiscal year and cut the state's long-running structural deficit in half.

     The Senate gave preliminary approval Wednesday night.

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