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Same-sex couples’ fertilization coverage hits Maryland Senate floor

(Photo by Welcome Images) By Rebecca Lessner For MarylandReporter.com Legislators debated the meaning of “equality” as they considered a bill that will guarantee insurance benefits for same-sex couples seeking artificial insemination and in vitro fertilization (IVF) procedures. The proposal, SB […]

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Same-sex couples’ fertilization coverage hits Maryland Senate floor

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(Photo by Welcome Images) By Rebecca Lessner For MarylandReporter.com Legislators debated the meaning of “equality” as they considered a bill that will guarantee insurance benefits for same-sex couples seeking artificial insemination and in vitro fertilization (IVF) procedures. The proposal, SB […]

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Senate approves online travel tax

By Len Lazarick Len@MarylandReporter.com The Senate in a 32-15 vote Tuesday passed a bill its sponsors claim closes a tax loophole for online travel sites, but those companies as well as

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Senate broadens protections for whistleblowers

Sen. Jamie Raskin (By Rebecca Lessner, MarylandReporter.com) By Rebecca Lessner For MarylandReporter.com The state will have an easier time prosecuting government contractors for fraud under a whistleblower protection act passed by the

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Uber and taxis fight over level of regulation

By Katelyn Newman Capital News Service With standing room only, the battle over the ridesharing “Uber bill” began in the state Senate Finance committee Tuesday. Sponsored by Sen. Bill Ferguson, D-Baltimore, the

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Race and gender may help Donna Edwards in race to replace Mikulski

Photo above: Rep. Donna Edwards (By jdlasica with Flickr Creative Commons License.) By Glynis Kazanjian Glynis@MarylandReporter.com Filling the shoes of retiring Sen. Barbara Mikulski is going to be tough, but Congresswoman Donna

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Why the Purple Line makes sense

In response to last week’s commentary opposing the proposed Purple Line, Richard Parsons, vice chair of the Suburban Maryland Transportation Alliance, describes why it should be built. By Richard Parsons As

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Legislation creates compliance board and ombudsman for public information requests

By MarylandReporter.com Major changes are in the works for getting public records from state and local governments in Maryland designed to make the process easier, more uniform and less expensive. In

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Maryland pension move betrayed state workers

By Barry Rascovar For MarylandReporter.com Once again, the House of Delegate took the easy way out of its budget bind — and in the process stuck it to future state workers,

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Online travel firms claim bill is new tax, legislators say it closes loophole

By Len Lazarick Len@MarylandReporter.com Is a bill targeting online travel companies creating a new tax on services, as opponents claim, or an attempt to close a loophole and collect sales tax

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Removing mandatory minimum sentences for some drug crimes stokes House debate

Del. Jay Walker suggest changes to bill. (Rebecca Lessner, MarylandReporter.com) By Rebecca Lessner For MarylandReporter.com Proposing to remove the mandatory 10-year minimum sentence for those convicted of drug crimes, one delegate came

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