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email@example.comA bill that would enable Washington County to enter into agreements with technology-related businesses to let them make payments in lieu of personal property taxes was heard Tuesday at a Senate Budget and Taxation Committee hearing. The agreements...
firstname.lastname@example.orgMaryland currently doesn’t have a requirement that high school students take an online class as a condition for graduation. Sen. Christopher B. Shank, R-Washington, said he thinks it’s time for such a requirement. “Hearing from the...
email@example.comA gun-control bill endorsed by Gov. Martin O’Malley passed the Senate on Thursday after days of spirited debate and heads now to the House of Delegates. There are Washington County legislators such as Christopher B. Shank, R-Washington, who are...
firstname.lastname@example.orgA Senate committee hearing on Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley’s bill that seeks to ban assault rifles attracted hundreds of gun-rights supporters to the state capital on Feb. 6, with some of the supporters testifying against the bill. A...
email@example.comGov. Martin O’Malley testified Thursday at hearings in front of the House and Senate judicial committees in support of his bill to repeal the death penalty, but a majority of Washington County legislators still support the death penalty. “Is...
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kA bill by the Washington County delegation that would expand the definition of amusement devices such as a videogame or a pool table to include those not activated by coins was heard by the House Ways and Means Committee on Tuesday. A similar bill...
firstname.lastname@example.orgHundreds of gun-control opponents showed up in the state capital Wednesday as Gov. Martin O’Malley testified in front of a senate judicial committee in support a bill that would bring stricter gun laws to the state. Among those crowding the Lawyer&...
email@example.comThe Maryland Court of Special Appeals said in a 2011 judgment that a driver could not be charged for fleeing and eluding a law enforcement officer if that officer was in an unmarked car with lights or sirens. Del Neil Parrott, R-Washington, said Tuesday...
Kaustuv.firstname.lastname@example.orgSurrounded by a phalanx of legislators and death penalty opponents, Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley announced Tuesday that his office will make a firm push to repeal the death penalty in the state this legislative session. “The death penalty...
email@example.comWashington County lawmakers expressed cautious optimism after looking at Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley’s budget for fiscal year 2014, a spending plan that lists total aid to the county at about $199 million. That figure is 4.6 percent more...
Kaustuv.firstname.lastname@example.orgWashington County’s Winebrenner Wastewater Treatment Plant will receive $9.1 million for miscellaneous improvements while Hagerstown Community College is slated to get $4.5 million dollars for an expansion of its student center as part of the 2014...
I was in Hagerstown last month meeting with Sens. Christopher Shank and David Brinkley, Dels. LeRoy Myers and Neil Parrott, and business leaders in Washington County. The general consensus is that we are all disgusted with the utter and complete...
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