E.J. Pipkin

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  • Senate gives preliminary OK to gambling bill

    The Maryland Senate on Friday gave preliminary approval to allowing table games like blackjack and a new casino near the nation's capital.


  • Presiding officers give Md. legislative forecast

    As a challenging legislative session looms in Maryland, Democratic and Republican leaders appealed to local officials Friday to be part of the process, while comments from leaders in the two parties suggest there will be plenty of fighting in Annapolis in a year when tax increases will be debated.


  • ** FILE ** Maryland state Sen. E.J. Pipkin, Cecil Republican (AP)

    Rural areas fearful of Maryland development plan

    A proposed statewide planning initiative that has angered officials in Maryland's rural counties finally went before a Senate committee Monday, where lawmakers showed support but also raised additional concerns.


  • ** FILE ** Maryland State Sen. E.J. Pipkin, a Republican whose district includes parts of four Eastern Shore counties, talks during the Senate session at the statehouse in Annapolis, Md., in this Thursday, Jan. 12, 2006 file photo. Pipkin issued a news release Wednesday Nov. 28, 2007, saying he will be making a "major announcement" about his political future in Maryland on Thursday. (AP Photo/Chris Gardner, File)

    Conservative Maryland lawmakers win a skirmish on sprawl limits

    Conservative lawmakers have won a skirmish in what they call a "War on Rural Maryland," getting state officials to delay implementing a land-development plan until a Senate committee has its say.


  • Miller wants breaks on O'Malley plan, Md. Senate review

    Maryland Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller Jr. is asking the O'Malley administration to delay implementing its statewide initiative on land development until the start of the 2012 General Assembly so his chamber can review the plan.


  • ** FILE ** Maryland State Sen. E.J. Pipkin, a Republican whose district includes parts of four Eastern Shore counties, talks during the Senate session at the statehouse in Annapolis, Md., in this Thursday, Jan. 12, 2006 file photo. Pipkin issued a news release Wednesday Nov. 28, 2007, saying he will be making a "major announcement" about his political future in Maryland on Thursday. (AP Photo/Chris Gardner, File)

    Maryland lawmakers want BGE separated from parent company

    Two Maryland legislators are urging state officials to require that the state's largest electricity provider become an independent company as a condition of a proposed merger involving its parent company.


  • City State: Morning Roundup

    Questions about Evans cloud D.C. lottery probe; Stewart endorses Allen for Senate; Video shows Norwood fumble questions in Lululemon murder trial; Reagan statue unveiled; O'Malley touts gas tax increase; Cuccinelli testifies on Hill against proposed EPA regulations; Maryland GOP elects Pipkin as Senate minority leader; Closing arguments expected in Currie bribery trial.


  • ** FILE ** Maryland state Sen. E.J. Pipkin, Cecil Republican (AP)

    State legislators say utility deregulation has failed in its goals

    Two Maryland legislators are proposing that the sale of the state's largest power company be contingent upon a return to regulation, arguing utility deregulation over the past 12 years has resulted in excessive rate increases.


  • Gilchrest shines political might

    ANNAPOLIS — Rep. Wayne T. Gilchrest feels like he is back in the Marines, shining his belt buckle to meet muster from an officer.


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