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A new report does not call any Maryland district gerrymandered, it just says the heavily Democrat-leaning state has the nation's least compact congressional districts and focuses a spotlight on the much-maligned district map that voters will have an opportunity get rid of on Election Day.
School's out for the summer, so it came as a bit of a surprise Wednesday when Baltimore County, Md., announced new steps supposedly being taken to protect school children. According to officials, construction has begun for the positioning of a speed camera outside Stoneleigh Elementary.
Gov. Martin O'Malley and Democratic leaders in Maryland's General Assembly appear to disagree over whether a special session should include discussion of a failed gambling bill, which would have let voters decide this fall whether to bring a casino to Prince George's County and legalize table games at the state's slots locations.
Gay marriage finished, Maryland assembly refocuses on budget, taxes; Nonprofit linked to Thomas' stealing goes before D.C. Council; Rosecroft Raceway: Losing slots bid would doom the horse track; Injuried P.G. firefighters face painful recovery; Maryland next to request No Child Left Behind waiver; D.C. Council rings up big cellphone bills; Metro opens public hearings on fare increases.
After settling the hot-button social topic of same-sex marriage, Maryland's General Assembly appears poised at the halfway point of its 90-day session to begin tackling the many financial issues, including calls for tax hikes to help trim the state's $1.1-billion structural deficit.
Police-involved shootings on rise; D.C. to announce medical marijuana growers; McDonnell budget without Potomac funds; Md. lawmakers already filing General Assembly bills; D.C. Council sets I-gaming hearing; Va. General Assembly poised to scrap over K-12 funding; Wiz fans boo Kardashian's ex, Humphries; Md. financier pitching infrastructure plan to Congress.
Maryland's General Assembly won't go into session for another two weeks, but some lawmakers are getting an early start on submitting legislation.
Maryland's budget for the upcoming fiscal year includes some of the country's largest spending increases, a study has found.