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Maryland Politics: March 30, 2008 - April 5, 2008

Three Pr. George's Senators Object to Hospital Bill

The Maryland Senate voted overwhelmingly today to give preliminary approval to legislation that would establish an independent state authority to take over Prince George's County's ailing hospital system as it seeks a new owner. But the action came over the...

By Philip Rucker  |  April 4, 2008; 3:27 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (5)
Categories:  General Assembly  
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Winners and Losers

Here are some winners and losers in Maryland politics in recent days. WINNER: Homeowners facing foreclosure: Lawmakers passed a sweeping package of laws designed to help control the housing crisis. Property owners currently in foreclosure don't get any relief, but...

By Anne Bartlett  |  April 4, 2008; 9:19 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (7)
 
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Candidate Praisner Undergoing Health Tests

Democratic candidates in the Montgomery County Council District 4 special election debated in a fast-paced, sometimes tense discussion last night at White Oak Middle School. Absent from the event, though, was candidate Don Praisner, the widower of the late council...

By Ann Marimow  |  April 3, 2008; 6:14 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (11)
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Tracking Legislation

As the Maryland General Assembly's 90-day session approaches its end on Monday, here is a chart that tells you the status of important legislation....

By Anne Bartlett  |  April 3, 2008; 3:03 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  General Assembly  
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Why Pr. Geo.'s Election Results Were Delayed

Lots of people in Prince George's have been wondering today why election results from yesterday's special primary election for the open District 5 County Council seat seemed to be so slow to arrive. After all, results only had to be...

By Rosalind Helderman  |  April 2, 2008; 4:44 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
Categories:  Rosalind Helderman  
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Howard County Warns Against Scam

Tax season brings a new round of scam e-mails containing bogus notices that claim to be from the Internal Revenue Service. That happened in Howard County recently, with some unintended results. A smattering of county employees received e-mails at their...

By Anne Bartlett  |  April 2, 2008; 3:14 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Harrison Appears to be District 5 Winner

Andrea Harrison, a former Prince George's County Council staffer, appears to have won a Democratic primary to fill a vacant seat on the council Tuesday. With all 25 polling places reporting, Harrison was ahead by 137 votes, about 4.3 percent,...

By Anne Bartlett  |  April 2, 2008; 9:31 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Rosalind Helderman  
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Few Voting in Prince George's District 5

Looks like there's low, low turnout in the special election for the vacant District 5 seat on the Prince George's County Council. As of midday, Prince George's Elections Administrator Alisha L. Alexander said 2 percent of the district approximately 46,000...

By Rosalind Helderman  |  April 1, 2008; 12:48 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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The Franchot Provision: House vs. Senate

As they broke for the weekend, budget negotiators from the House and the Senate remained at odds over several weighty issues, including stem cell research grants and a new fund to help clean up the Chesapeake Bay. And then there's...

By Anne Bartlett  |  March 31, 2008; 10:57 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  John Wagner  
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Coming Up in Maryland Politics

Coming up this week in Maryland politics: PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY A Democratic primary will be held Tuesday in the race for the Prince George's County District 5 seat left vacant when David Harrington was appointed to the state senate. Seven...

By Anne Bartlett  |  March 31, 2008; 8:57 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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