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Fracking has zero future in Maryland

Photo above: An anti-fracking protest in January at an event attended by the new governor, Larry Hogan. By Barry Rascovar For MarylandReporter.com Shakespeare, as usual, had it right. “Full of sound and fury signifying nothing.” That describes the squabbling in […]

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Fracking has zero future in Maryland

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Photo above: An anti-fracking protest in January at an event attended by the new governor, Larry Hogan. By Barry Rascovar For MarylandReporter.com Shakespeare, as usual, had it right. “Full of sound and fury signifying nothing.” That describes the squabbling in […]

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Hair today, gone tomorrow: Delegates lose their locks for kid cancer foundation

Photo above: Dels. Sid Saab and Eric Luedtke shorn for St. Baldrick’s Foundation. (By Rebecca Lessner for MarylandReporter.com) By Rebecca Lessner For the MarylandReporter.com Some delegates shave their heads because they don’t

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Maryland Senate committee scales back Hogan tax relief proposals

Photo above: Sen. Ed Kasemeyer, chairman of the Senate Budget and Taxation Committee. By Len Lazarick Len@MarylandReporter.com A Senate committee voted on four of Gov. Larry Hogan’s tax relief proposals Friday, significantly

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Maryland Senate passes budget

Photo above: Senate tally board for Budget Reconciliation and Financing Act By Len Lazarick Len@MarylandReporter.com For the first time in nine years, the Maryland Senate unanimously approved the $40.5 billion state budget

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Free meals would be expanded to many schools by legislation

By Rebecca Lessner For MarylandReporter.com Legislators are moving to dish out free meals to hungry schoolkids, who are too embarrassed by living below the poverty level to eat free lunches in

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Flesh-eating bacteria found in Chesapeake Bay

John Streb shows the arm in which he contracted vibriosis. By Rebecca Lessner For the MarylandReporter.com With a flesh-eating bacteria often going unnoticed in the Chesapeake Bay, legislators are rallying behind a

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Watchdogs for Chesapeake Bay’s invasive species would be rewarded

Photo above: This world record 143-pound blue catfish was caught in a reservoir on the Roanoke River near Clarksville, Virginia in 2011, according to the Catfish Edge website. By Rebecca

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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

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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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