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  • Maryland schools rank No. 1 for fifth year in a row

    Maryland schools rank No. 1 for fifth year in a row
    For the fifth year in a row, Maryland has the best public school system in America, according to rankings published Thursday by a leading education publication that gave the state high marks for post-graduation outcomes, state funding levels and overall...
  • Dwyer reassigned to new committee

    Dwyer reassigned to new committee
    Del. Don H. Dwyer Jr., who faces alcohol-related charges in a powerboat crash off Pasadena that injured him and six others last August, has been moved off the House committee that handles legislation involving drunken driving and boating. Dwyer, an Anne...
  • The referendum process is a vital check on government's power

    The Democrats who control Maryland have tipped their hand regarding their view of the referendum process ("State leaders contemplate changes to referendum process," Jan. 8). Your article quoted state Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller as saying "our...
  • Turner ending run as gambling panel chair

    Turner ending run as gambling panel chair
    Del. Frank S. Turner, who has headed the House subcommittee that deals with gambling the past five years, will leave that post to become vice chairman of the full Ways & Means Committee, the Howard County Democrat confirmed Thursday. House Speaker...
  • O'Malley to push sweeping gun control, licensing plan

    O'Malley to push sweeping gun control, licensing plan
    Gov. Martin O'Malley announced Monday broad details of a plan that would give Maryland among the nation's strictest gun laws. No one could buy a handgun without first passing a training course and providing fingerprints to a police database. That...
  • State budget has no tax increases, limited spending, leaders say

    State budget has no tax increases, limited spending, leaders say
    Gov. Martin O'Malley unveiled Wednesday a budget that is "on the verge" of closing a budget gap that once stood at $2 billion.  The governor emphasized the more than 40,000 jobs he expected his $37 billion operating and $3.7 billion capital budget to...
  • 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...
  • 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 to push regional transportation funding

    Attempting to break a years-long stalemate over transportation revenue, Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller intends to introduce legislation that would allow local governments and regional authorities to raise money for roads and mass transit....
  • Miller proposes new local gas tax

    Miller proposes new local gas tax
    As state leaders look for a way to raise cash for much-needed transportation projects, Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller on Thursday outlined a plan that involves leasing a Maryland roadway to a corporation and a two-tiered increase in gas taxes....
  • 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...