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Study favors downtown Frederick, Md., hotel plan

A state-funded study concludes that conditions are favorable for a proposed hotel and conference center in downtown Frederick.

Thursday - 07/12/2012, 01:11pm EDT

Tags: Randy McClement, Maryland General Assembly, downtown hotel and conference center, Frederick, downtown hotel, Mayor Randy McClement, Board of Alderman

House OKs budget package, ends special session

The Maryland House of Delegates on Wednesday gave final approval to a budget package that raises income taxes for some and splits teacher pension costs with local governments.

Wednesday - 05/16/2012, 08:22pm EDT

Tags: budget, Martin OMalley, Maryland General Assembly, taxes


Md. Republicans criticize special session

Maryland Republicans are denouncing tax increases in a budget deal proposed during a special session in Annapolis.

Tuesday - 05/15/2012, 12:22pm EDT

Tags: Maryland General Assembly


WTOP's Top 5 morning stories

Good morning, Washington area! Here are five stories to keep you informed and get you going.

Monday - 05/14/2012, 09:06am EDT

Tags: morning stories, Super PAC, Annapolis, Maryland General Assembly, Corey Stewart, Bel Air mansion, goats, bra

Wine law brings ‘Maryland into the 21st century'

A battle between wine lovers and Maryland legislators was finally settled in the most recent session of the General Assembly.

Sunday - 05/13/2012, 02:00am EDT

Tags: wine, Maryland General Assembly

O'Malley mentions potential for 2 special sessions

Gov. Martin O'Malley said Tuesday he is considering the possibility of holding two special sessions, one next month to focus on a revenue package to avoid about a half a billion in budget cuts and another in August to address an expansion of gambling in the state.

Tuesday - 04/24/2012, 02:51pm EDT

Tags: Martin OMalley, Maryland General Assembly, Annapolis, Michael Busch, Mike Miller

Frederick Co. considers fighting state ‘rain tax' law in court

The county is considering a legal battle against the state to avoid charging property owners for runoff cleanup efforts.

Saturday - 04/21/2012, 02:00am EDT

Tags: stormwater runoff, Maryland General Assembly, Chesapeake Bay

'Cost of doing business' up if Md. credit downgraded

Maryland's counties have been put on notice: Moody's Investor Service is concerned about their ability to balance their budgets thanks to a change in the state's forumla for education funding as well as state cuts in education aid.

Thursday - 04/19/2012, 08:17am EDT

Tags: Kate Ryan, Zippos Fancy Dancer, Martin OMalley, Maryland General Assembly, Moody

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