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Environmentalists will seek to free up state funds for renewable energy resources by excluding “black liquor” from the list of renewable energy sources eligible for state subsidies, after an effort to do so failed this year.
Legislative measures awaiting Gov. Martin O'Malley's approval could allow microbreweries to bottle and sell their beer for customers to take home.
Representatives from the Cuban Interests Section said this week that until the Obama administration fully addresses Maryland resident Alan Gross’ intentions in Cuba, relations between the two countries will not improve.
Maryland’s gubernatorial candidates may not agree on much -- with the singular exception of the state’s health insurance exchange. Many running for the state’s highest office called the rollout a “failure,” and most opponents pointed fingers at Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown, who was tasked with implementing the reform.
The Maryland General Assembly passed a bill April 5 to create a council charged with minimizing the impact of sea level rise on new state buildings. House Bill 615 would establish the council and task it with establishing guidelines for how future state development and renovation projects can avoid damage from rising sea levels and flooding.
All seven major gubernatorial candidates are taking a stance on one of Maryland’s hot-button issues: taxes. They propose adjustments or cuts to both corporate and personal income taxes, and two GOP candidates favor eliminating personal income taxes altogether