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  • Some state agencies want more of your money

    Some state agencies want more of your money
    If you hold a gathering of more than 50 boats in Maryland waters after June 1, you can expect to pay a "marine gathering permit fee" — the amount yet to be determined — under legislation proposed by the O'Malley administration. Need a...
  • Md. projects seek foreign dollars from would-be immigrants

    The private developers of two high-profile state projects are seeking financing through a visa program that lets wealthy foreigners go to the front of the line for green cards and possible U.S. citizenship in return for a $500,000 investment....
  • Proposed congressional map draws more criticism

    A congressional map drafted by Maryland Democrats drew more opposition Wednesday as Republican leaders offered alternative proposals, the state NAACP requested changes and the O'Malley administration released 600 comments — mostly critical —...
  • Miller says higher gas tax is coming

    State Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller predicted Thursday that the General Assembly would approve an increase in Maryland's gas tax, putting his considerable influence behind an issue that is likely to be divisive in the coming legislative session....
  • After Penn State, Md. may examine strengthening child abuse reporting law

    Educators, health practitioners, social service workers and police officers are required under Maryland law to report suspected child abuse to local authorities and to their bosses. But the state has no power to prosecute when the law is not followed....
  • Perryville casino seeks to cut slot machines by a third

    Perryville casino seeks to cut slot machines by a third
    Even as the General Assembly prepares to return to Annapolis this week to discuss the expansion of gambling, one of Maryland's three casinos has asked its oversight agency to take back about a third of the slot machines because of declining revenue. Penn...
  • Harris rising through state's sparse GOP ranks

    Harris rising through state's sparse GOP ranks
    He's a rookie in Congress, but Rep. Andy Harris is positioned to become a GOP heavyweight in Maryland. As delegates from across the country converge at the Republican National Convention this week to nominate Mitt Romney for president, the first-term...
  • Harford, Cecil are ready for presidential election

    The Presidential Election is drawing near for voters in Harford and Cecil counties, with early voting starting around the state Saturday in advance of Election Day on Tuesday, Nov. 6. While the Barack Obama – Mitt Romney race for President is the...
  • Lopsided races: Most Maryland congressional reps face little competition

    Lopsided races: Most Maryland congressional reps face little competition
    Despite well-known challengers and widespread dissatisfaction with Washington, most of Maryland's incumbents in the House of Representatives appear to be cruising to re-election — a result of convoluted congressional districts and large Democratic...
  • Crowds expected at polls on Election Day Tuesday

    If early voting numbers are any indication, the polls will be packed Tuesday on Election Day. By late Thursday afternoon, an estimated 6 percent of Harford's eligible voters had cast their ballot, leaving plenty of others left to vote on Election Day....
  • Craig asks panel to consider Harford for casino site

    Harford County Executive David R. Craig has asked a state work group studying gambling expansion to consider Harford as a casino site despite the proximity of an existing slots parlor in neighboring Cecil County. Craig, a Republican considered likely...