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  • Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller Jr., Prince George's Democrat, talks to the news media at the start of a special session of the Maryland General Assembly on Monday in Annapolis. The chamber gave preliminary approval to income tax increases. (Associated Press)

    Maryland Senate president: Leave name change up to Redskins

    Maryland's Senate president says the state government shouldn't push the Washington Redskins to change their name.

  • Drivers consider fill-up options as Virginia, Maryland revisit gas tax

    Virginia is considering repealing its 17.5-cent per gallon tax, while Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller Jr. wants to increase Maryland's 23.5-cent tax, which may make some interstate commuters decide to fill up in Virginia instead of Maryland.

  • Weapons, wind top Md. assembly's agenda

    Banning assault weapons, repealing capital punishment and laying the groundwork to develop offshore wind received strong endorsements by Maryland’s top leaders, who were confident that they would pass this year as lawmakers convened Wednesday for the first day of the legislative session.

  • Maryland special session will address gambling questions

    Maryland legislators will be cutting their summer vacations short after Gov. Martin O'Malley announced a special session for Aug. 9 to address gambling questions left unanswered in the spring.

  • Maryland Senate President Thomas V. "Mike" Miller (Associated Press)

    Md. pit bull task force formed

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  • Maryland leaders reach agreement on income tax hikes

    State leaders announced Wednesday morning that they have reached an agreement on a set of revenue increases to pursue during next week's special session.

  • Maryland leaders (from left) Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller, Gov. Martin O'Malley and Speaker of the House Michael E. Busch attend Wednesday's bill signing-ceremony at the State House in Annapolis. The governor and legislative leaders have tentatively agreed to call lawmakers back May 14 to vote on the revenue package that didn't beat the General Assembly's adjournment deadline last month. (Associated Press)

    Progress made on Maryland revenue package

    The General Assembly likely will return May 14 for a two- or three-day special session on a revenue package including income-tax increases and a shift of state-paid teacher-pension costs onto counties, state officials said Wednesday.

  • Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley speaks at the Special Committee on Homeland Security and Public Safety panel during the National Governors Association winter meeting in Washington, on Sunday, Feb. 26, 2012. ( AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)

    O'Malley pushes two sessions on Maryland revenue, gambling issues

    Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley emerged Tuesday from a much-anticipated meeting with the state's two leading lawmakers and revealed that he is not only leaning toward calling a special session, but he might even call two of them.

  • Maryland Senate President Thomas V. "Mike" Miller (Associated Press)

    Miller pushes for a broader tax increase in Maryland budget talks

    Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller Jr. is pushing for broader income-tax increases and a last-ditch attempt at expanding gambling as Maryland lawmakers look toward a possible special session, but the House appears reluctant to embrace either proposal.

  • Sen. Thomas V. Mike Miller Jr., president of the Senate, Gov. Martin O'Malley and Delegate Michael E. Busch, speaker of the House. (The Washington Times)

    Top Md. Democrats divided over gambling

    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.

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