- The Washington Times - Thursday, February 4, 2010

ANNAPOLIS — A House of Delegates committee has rejected resolutions that recommended pay raises for Maryland lawmakers and the governor.

The House Appropriations Committee voted Thursday not to move forward with any raises.

The Legislature’s presiding officers already spoke out against approving any raises this year. Last month, House Speaker Michael Busch and Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller said they were not supporting recommendations made by the General Assembly Compensation Commission.

They cited the state’s difficult fiscal problems as the reason.

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