O'Malley speech stresses need for money to invest in state's future

Maryland Gov Martin O'Malley (center) shakes hands with lawmakers before delivering his State of the State speech Wednesday in Annapolis. Mr. O'Malley reiterated his call for tax increases to fund what he considers necessary programs. "There are costs and there are values," he said. "We cannot kid ourselves into thinking that by failing to invest in our future we are somehow saving resources." (Associated Press)

Maryland Gov Martin O'Malley (center) shakes hands with lawmakers before delivering his State of the State speech Wednesday in Annapolis. Mr. O'Malley reiterated his call for tax increases to fund what he considers necessary programs. "There are costs and there are values," he said. "We cannot kid ourselves into thinking that by failing to invest in our future we are somehow saving resources." (Associated Press)

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