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Paul G Pinsky

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  • 35 state lawmakers issue statement condemning Cardin's missed committee votes

    35 state lawmakers issue statement condemning Cardin's missed committee votes
    Thirty-five state lawmakers on Thursday issued a statement condemning Del. Jon S. Cardin for missing nearly 75 percent of his committee votes this year.  "As members of the Maryland House of Delegates and State Senate, we must comment on the recent...
  • Game machine business loses round in rules fight

    Game machine business loses round in rules fight
    Representatives of Maryland's game machine businesses lost a round in their fight against proposed state regulations they say could cripple the industry. Sen. Paul G. Pinsky, co-chairman of the Joint Committee on Administrative, Legislative and Executive...
  • Md. schools need $100 million in technology upgrades for new testing

    Md. schools need $100 million in technology upgrades for new testing
    Maryland schools will be scrambling to make $100 million in technological and other upgrades to give new state tests aligned with the Common Core standards next year, according to a report to the legislature by the Maryland State Department of Education....
  • Cleaner elections [Editorial]

    Cleaner elections  [Editorial]
    Del. Heather Mizeur's decision to accept public financing for her gubernatorial campaign may be a transparent attempt to turn what is likely to be a massive fundraising deficit into some shred of advantage. So what? By being the first candidate since 1994...
  • Senate approves cut in estate taxes

    Senate approves cut in estate taxes
    Wealthy Marylanders would get a posthumous tax break under legislation passed Thursday by the General Assembly in the hope of keeping millionaires from fleeing to other states. The state Senate gave final approval to a measure long sought by...
  • Senate OKs budget after making trims

    Senate OKs budget after making trims
    The Maryland Senate gave preliminary approval Wednesday to a $38.9 billion state budget that includes no new taxes while giving state workers a 2 percent cost-of-living raise. It is slightly leaner than the governor proposed. The spending plan, due for a...
  • Maryland craft brewers want help to grow

    Maryland craft brewers want help to grow
    Adam Benesch, a co-founder of Union Craft Brewing in Hampden, would like to take his Duckpin Pale Ale to a farmers' market and let consumers taste and buy it. John Knorr, co-owner of Evolution Craft Brewing in Salisbury, just wants to brew more beer....
  • Senate weakens arsenic chicken-feed ban

    Senate weakens arsenic chicken-feed ban
    State senators are scheduled to take a final vote today on whether to ban the use of arsenic in poultry feed, with proponents arguing it's needed to protect Marylanders and the Chesapeake Bay while Eastern Shore lawmakers contend it's unwarranted meddling...
  • Senate president is force behind special session on gambling

    Senate president is force behind special session on gambling
    The special session on gambling that begins in Annapolis Thursday is a demonstration of the power of one man: Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller. While the governor formally summoned lawmakers to the capital, it was Miller who put the issue of...
  • Maryland delays growth pollution rules

    State rules requiring "offsets" for water pollution from new development have been delayed until next year, Maryland's top environmental regulator told lawmakers Wednesday. Although the regulations originally had been set for issuance by next month,...
  • Bill to shield professors from public records requests is withdrawn

    A bill introduced in the General Assembly to shield professors at state universities from politics-driven public record requests has been withdrawn after its House sponsor concluded no new law was needed. The Maryland-Delaware-District of Columbia...