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9 hrs ago | ABC2 Maryland

Should Maryland house immigrant children?

On Monday, Gov. Martin O'Malley hosted a meeting of more than 50 faith groups and service providers -- trying to figure out whether any immigrant children could be housed here in Maryland.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Barbara Mikulski, Maryland, US Governors, Martin O'Malley, Immigration Reform

15 hrs ago | JD Supra

Proposed 'Buy American' Regulations Complicate Doing Business with the State of Maryland

On July 11, 2014, the Maryland Board of Public Works issued a Notice of Proposed Action that proposed new regulations concerning the preference for American-manufactured goods on most public contracts.

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23 hrs ago | Washington Examiner

Md. gun law supporter says it's working

With a federal court hearing looming, a supporter of Maryland's 2013 gun-control law says there are early indications it's helping to reduce fatal shootings.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Maryland

Sat Jul 19, 2014

CBS Local

Health Officials Warn Against West Nile Virus in Md.

The Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene announced this week that annual monitoring for West Nile has begun in Maryland.

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Related Topix: Maryland, West Nile Virus, Health

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Hispanic Business

Cardin 'Made in Maryland' Jobs Tour Visits Vorbeck Materials

Located in , Vorbeck is an industry leader in graphene nanotechnology and cutting edge energy storage solutions.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Benjamin Cardin, Democrat, Senator Ben Cardin, Maryland

Business Journal

Thousands of Maryland health exchange enrollees might have to sign up ...

Enrollee Sakoun Khanthanoua reads a Maryland Health Connection health insurance marketplace pamphlet while waiting to speak to a health navigator at an education and enrollment event last year in Silver Spring.

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Business Journal

Thousands of Maryland health exchange enrollees will have to sign up...

More than 72,000 Marylanders who bought insurance through the state's health exchange last year may need to re-enroll this fall or risk losing their federal tax subsidy.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

CBS Local

Lt. Governor Anthony Brown Details Proposals To Help Veterans

Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown says he would exempt military retirement income from state income taxes for the majority of veterans.

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Daily Record

After the crabs, will officials remember Crisfield?

If Maryland politics had an event that approximated a near religious obligation, the J. Millard Tawes Crab Feast and Clambake would be it.

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Related Topix: Crisfield, MD, Maryland, Somerset County, MD, Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Sandy, US News

Wed Jul 16, 2014

The Baltimore Sun

Md. should stay the course on Obamacare fix [Editorial]

Our view: Contrary to Larry Hogan's suggestion, the latest glitches with Connecticut's insurance exchange shouldn't change Md.'

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Related Topix: Maryland, Health Insurance, Health, Medicaid, Opinion

The Baltimore Sun

Hogan, many Democrats work the crowd at annual clam bake

Republican Larry Hogan entered the 38th annual J. Millard Tawes Crab and Clam Bake to the sound of his name being chanted.

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Related Topix: US News, Maryland, Crisfield, MD, Baltimore County, MD, Jerry Brown, US Governors

Examiner.com

A Woman's Appeal, STOP the RUTHLESSNESS

Oswald S. Copeland Video shows Barbara Parker, Kathleen Friedman, Sandi Timmins, Jeff Musgrave ; and Democratic winner for MD.

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WTOP-FM Washington

Md. politicians to gather for annual crab bake

The event is known for having a strong political flavor. It's also an election year in Maryland, and that tends to draw even more people who are running for office.

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News Max

Maryland Gov. O'Malley Refuses to Shelter Border Kids

Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley has angered the White House by balking at plans to shelter illegal immigrant children at a facility in his state, Politico reported .

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Related Topix: Maryland, US Governors, Martin O'Malley, US News, Family, Kids, Baltimore, MD, Illegal Immigration

Roll Call

'Would You Rather?' House Race Edition

If running in the 11th District, would you rather be Rep. Michael Grimm, R-N.Y., or from Brooklyn? "If you had a machete, would you rather amputate the feet of two friends or amputate one of your own feet?" asks the site YouRather.com.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Michael Grimm, 2012 Presidential Election, Maryland, Thaddeus McCotter, Representative Kerry Bentivolio

The Washington Post

Pondering a presidential bid, Oa Malley raises cash for PAC

As he continues to ponder a bid for the White House in 2016, Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley reported on Tuesday that he raised more than $796,000 for his political action committee between April and June.

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Related Topix: Maryland, US Governors, Martin O'Malley, Hillary Clinton, US Politics, US News, Senator Elizabeth Warren, US Senate, Michigan, Republican, Mitch McConnell

Tue Jul 15, 2014

WBAL-TV Baltimore

Flaws found in health exchange coming to Maryland

Legislators are being assured that the computer glitch discovered in the Connecticut technology will be corrected in Maryland's new system later this month, but other related issues are drawing concern.

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Related Topix: Maryland, Healthcare Law, Law

Sunherald.com

Md. oversight panel on health exchange to meet

The state's health exchange board voted in April to use technology from Connecticut, where the website used by people to enroll in a health plan was successful.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

The Baltimore Sun

Maryland lawmakers, child advocates seek probe into oversight of troubled group home

Maryland lawmakers and child advocates called Monday for an investigation into regulators' oversight of a troubled group home operator, asking why the state continued to give the company millions in taxpayer dollars despite long-standing financial and regulatory problems.

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Related Topix: Maryland, Economics News, Bankruptcy, Laurel, MD, Anne Arundel County, MD, Baltimore, MD

ABC2 Maryland

Aging infrastructure leading to sewage overflows

In the middle of a storm that flooded the East Coast and dumped two feet of snow on western Maryland, the Little Patuxent Water Reclamation Plant in Howard County lost power.

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Related Topix: Maryland, Solar Energy, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Environment, Science

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