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  • Transportation creeps back after Sandy slams area

    For the second consecutive year, transportation crews got their winter tune-up before Halloween, battling blinding rain and high winds as well as slick roads and blizzard conditions. At the height of the storm overnight, 132 state roads were closed and...
  • Gambling expansion wins narrow victory

    Gambling expansion wins narrow victory
    After the most expensive political campaign in Maryland's history, proponents of a plan to expand the reach and variety of casino gambling in Maryland won a narrow victory. The measure would allow Maryland casinos to offer table games such as blackjack...
  • Groups disagree on menhaden commercial catch limits

    Groups disagree on menhaden commercial catch limits
    Fishermen and conservationists sparred Thursday over how much to cut back the commercial catch of Atlantic menhaden along the East Coast to rebuild an ecologically and economically important fish population. Members of conservation and recreational...
  • 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...
  • Dominion's LNG export bid sparks legal dispute

    Dominion's LNG export bid sparks legal dispute
    For four decades, the owners of the liquefied natural gas terminal at Cove Point in Calvert County have given a pair of environmental groups a say over expansion of the sprawling complex, originally built to import fuel from abroad via the Chesapeake Bay....
  • House approves higher gas tax, sending bill to Senate

    House approves higher gas tax, sending bill to Senate
    The House of Delegates voted Friday to raise taxes on gasoline for the first time since 1992, heeding Gov. Martin O'Malley's call for an infusion of money to pay for roads, mass transit and other transportation priorities. House passage, by an unofficial...
  • House rejects changes to death penalty repeal

    House rejects changes to death penalty repeal
    The House of Delegates moved closer to abolishing Maryland's death penalty Wednesday night as it rejected changes that attempted to turn Gov. Martin O'Malley's bill into something less than full repeal. In the first of several key tests, delegates...
  • Spirited Senate gun debate expected to last all week

    Maryland senators alternatively questioned, challenged and heralded Gov. Martin O’Malley’s gun-control bill for more than two hours Tuesday, a prelude to a debate expected to stretch through the week as lawmakers wrestle over whether to...
  • 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...
  • Md. Senate passes gun control bill

    Md. Senate passes gun control bill
    The Maryland Senate approved a sweeping gun-control bill Thursday that would give the state one of the strictest firearm laws in the country. The contentious issue moved immediately to the House of Delegates, where the chamber's first public hearing...
  • Authority advises caution on ICC privatization

    Authority advises caution on ICC privatization
    The Maryland Transportation Authority has thrown some cold water on the idea of leasing the Intercounty Connector as a relatively pain-free way of raising money to pay for other projects – saying such deals are too complex to enter into without...