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Frederick County (Maryland)

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  • Senate GOP leader faces challenge from right

    Senate GOP leader faces challenge from right
    David R. Brinkley has no problem with being called an establishment Republican. He's the party's leader in the Maryland Senate, a master of the state budget process and a pragmatist adept at bringing tax dollars back from Democratic-dominated Annapolis to...
  • Maryland prosecutors struggle with marijuana cases

    Maryland prosecutors struggle with marijuana cases
    As prosecutors across Maryland wait for the new law that will remove criminal penalties for possessing small amounts of marijuana, they're taking a patchwork approach in the way they handle such cases. In some counties, including Harford and Carroll,...
  • Authorities worry about drugged driving after new pot law takes effect

    Maryland prosecutors are concerned that the new law eliminating criminal penalties for possessing small amounts of marijuana will result in an increase in "drugged driving" that police are ill-equipped to handle. "It is inevitable that there will be...
  • 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...
  • Suburban counties gain population, Baltimore loses

    Suburban counties gain population, Baltimore loses
    Population is growing in the Central Maryland's suburban counties, though Baltimore City is losing residents, according a state review of U.S. Census data. The Maryland Department of Planning said Thursday that between July 2012 and July 2013,...
  • Audit finds guitars, plane tickets among $255,000 of improper purchases on state credit cards

    Audit finds guitars, plane tickets among $255,000 of improper purchases on state credit cards
    Four Maryland employees made about $255,000 in improper purchases — including guitars, plane tickets and toy soldiers — with state credit cards intended for business spending, a state audit of the program found. The audit concluded that...
  • Cove Point: We pay, Dominion profits [Letter]

    Cove Point: We pay, Dominion profits  [Letter]
    I disagree with Rep. John Delaney that Cove Point should be approved as a liquid natural gas export facility ("Natural gas is the right choice for the U.S.," April 2). The harm that will come from such approval is immeasurable and the brunt will be...
  • Crofton man found guilty in drug-related murder of Frederick man

    Crofton man found guilty in drug-related murder of Frederick man
    A Crofton resident was convicted Wednesday of killing a man whose body was found in the trunk of a car in 2012. Prosecutors said they will seek a life sentence without parole when Michael Stahlnecker, 51, is sentenced in May. Stahlnecker was convicted...
  • Hearings on Md. health exchange woes put off

    The head of the state Senate committee that is leading an inquiry into what went wrong with Maryland's health exchange is planning to turn the probe over to state auditors — who would not release a report until summer at the earliest. Sen. Thomas...
  • Medicaid recipients may stay in system even if they don't qualify

    Medicaid recipients may stay in system even if they don't qualify
    Maryland must spend as much as $30.5 million more to provide Medicaid coverage to Marylanders because the state's glitch-riddled health exchange website can't tell whether they are still eligible. It's another problem exacerbated by the software that has...
  • House panel approves minimum-wage increase

    House panel approves minimum-wage increase
    Gov. Martin O'Malley's proposed increase in Maryland's minimum wage to $10.10 cleared its first hurdle Monday night as a House committee approved the bill and rejected a proposal to set a different standard for rural areas. The House Economic Matters...