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  • Gas tax a backroom deal

    Gas tax a backroom deal
    Michael Dresser's article, "Gasoline tax increase advances" (March 21) says that this absurd and ridiculous plan to raise gas taxes is "the result of painstaking behind-the-scenes negotiations among [Gov. Martin] O'Malley, Senate President Thomas V....
  • Ravens, Lombardi Trophy head to State House

    Ravens, Lombardi Trophy head to State House
    The Lombardi Trophy will make its first public appearance in Maryland since the Super Bowl parade when some Ravens players visit the Maryland State House Thursday.  Lawmakers will honor the Super Bowl Champions with a resolution presented to team...
  • Senate panel OKs Baltimore school construction bill

    A Senate committee approved legislation Wednesday that would launch a $2.4 billion plan to rebuild aging Baltimore city schools, putting the measure on an apparent fast track toward final passage. The Budget & Taxation Committee cast a bipartisan 13-0...
  • House, Senate still at impasse on pit bull bill

    Maryland's pit bulls remained in peril Wednesday as two legislators clashed over a lingering House-Senate impasse on a bill that would invalidate a court decision labeling the bill as inherently dangerous. Del. Luiz R. S. Simmons took advantage of a...
  • Senate panel OKs gas tax, constitutional amendment

    Senate panel OKs gas tax, constitutional amendment
    The proposal to raise Maryland's gas tax by as much as 20 cents per gallon cleared a Senate panel Thursday, sending the plan for a final vote as early as Friday. The Senate Budget and Taxation approved 9-4 a bill that increases gasoline taxes for the...
  • Gas tax could comew to vote in Senate

    The Maryland Senate will take up a proposed increase in the state's gas tax Friday, and Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller is expected to push it to a final vote before Sunday. According to Senate staff, Miller will try to bring the transportation...
  • General Assembly approves gas tax hike

    General Assembly approves gas tax hike
    The Maryland General Assembly gave final approval Friday to Gov. Martin O'Malley's proposed gas tax increase, raising costs for motorists while providing an infusion of hundreds of millions of dollars a year for new roads and mass transit projects. The...
  • City schools construction bill clears Senate

    City schools construction bill clears Senate
    In a long-sought victory for Baltimore, the Maryland Senate approved a $1 billion financing plan Friday for an unprecedented systemwide drive to rebuild and renovate the city's crumbling school buildings. The measure passed easily on a bipartisan vote of...
  • O'Malley, top Democrats propose higher taxes on gas

    O'Malley, top Democrats propose higher taxes on gas
    Gov. Martin O'Malley and the Democratic leaders of the General Assembly are proposing to raise taxes on gasoline by $2 billion over five years to pay for highways, transit and other transportation projects. The legislation endorsed by the governor,...
  • The gas tax compromise

    The gas tax compromise
    The gas tax plan unveiled this week by Gov. Martin O'Malley and the General Assembly's top leaders is a complicated proposal that wouldn't represent our first choice in how best to pay for Maryland's transportation needs. But, on balance, it's a better-...
  • House votes to repeal death penalty

    House votes to repeal death penalty
    The General Assembly voted to repeal the death penalty Friday, calling for an end to Maryland's 375-year history of capital punishment and joining a growing number of states outlawing the practice. After nearly two hours of impassioned debate, the House...