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Spacey and friends at Annapolis reception to boost film tax break

What could guarantee better media coverage than a reception with a major celebrity closed to reporters, who gathered outside the Red Red Wine Bar in Annapolis as actor Kevin Spacey was ushered in the back door?

Maryland legislators and friends couldn’t resist posting pictures of themselves with “House of Cards” star Spacey on Facebook.

Spacey and friends at Annapolis reception to boost film tax break

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What could guarantee better media coverage than a reception with a major celebrity closed to reporters, who gathered outside the Red Red Wine Bar in Annapolis as actor Kevin Spacey was ushered in the back door?

Maryland legislators and friends couldn’t resist posting pictures of themselves with “House of Cards” star Spacey on Facebook.

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Conservation groups, counties fighting proposed cap on open space funding

By Len Lazarick Len@MarylandReporter.com Partners for Open Space prepared this infographic to oppose the diversion of open space funds. Environmental and land conservation advocates, along with county officials across the state, are

Cut in estate tax sent to governor, who will likely sign it

By Jeremy Bauer-Wolf Jeremy@MarylandReporter.com Sen. Paul Pinsky In an effort to ensure Maryland’s millionaires don’t flee the state for cheaper pastures, the General Assembly approved Thursday a cut to the state’s estate

From a childhood of abuse to state delegate: C.T. Wilson’s painful story

By Margaret Sessa-Hawkins Margaret@MarylandReporter.com The first instance of sexual abuse recounted in “10,000 Hills: A Little Boy’s Journey,” is detailed, graphic, and emotionally raw. The episode illustrates the tone of the

Miller ‘reluctantly’ supports estate tax cut he’s sponsoring

By Jeremy Bauer-Wolf Jeremy@MarylandReporter.com Senate President Mike Miller Though he’s listed as chief sponsor of a bill that would cut Maryland’s estate tax, Senate President Mike Miller said Wednesday he only “reluctantly”

Higher wages for state-funded construction pass Senate, House

By Jeremy Bauer-Wolf Jeremy@MarylandReporter.com Construction workers by RICarr on Flickr Creative Commons Workers on many local school construction projects would be paid at a higher rate under a prevailing wage bill approved

House sends hundreds of bills to Senate; public information, Common Core among topics

By MarylandReporter.com House of Delegates (MarylandReporter.com file photo) In a flurry of activity to meet Monday’s deadline for bills sent to the Senate for action, the House of Delegates passed over

Dead voters would be removed from voter rolls faster

By Jeremy Bauer-Wolf jeremy@marylandreporter.com (Photo by tlindenbaum on Flickr Creative Commons) Maryland’s voter registration rolls are bloated with names of dead people  – an estimated 20,000 as revealed by a 2013 study

Updating General Assembly races: More than 540 candidates vie for 188 seats

By Staff of MarylandReporter.com Len@MarylandReporter.com The Senate chamber. Our eighth monthly roundup of candidates for General Assembly is hopefully complete through the June 24 primary. The Feb. 25 filing deadline has passed,

New abortion deadline proposed in bill that has little chance of success

By Jeremy Bauer-Wolf jeremy@marylandreporter.com Sen. Ed Reilly As legislatures around the country have renewed efforts to restrict abortions, an Anne Arundel County Republican has proposed a Maryland law that would impose a

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