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Gov. O’Malley Has Yet To Take Action On Special Session

April 17th, 2012 by WCBC Radio

The governor's budget secretary is recommending that Governor Martin O'Malley hold off signing any more bills that will cost the state money until the latest budget is balanced. Maryland Budget Secretary Eloise Foster said next year's spending plan still leaves the state $70 million short despite more than $500 million in cuts.  Gov O'Malley  said Friday that he will call a special session to revisit the state budget, but he has yet to take any action. He says it’s clear that the so-called “doomsday budget” approved by the General Assembly on the final day of session last week is clearly not realistic and could prove devastating if implemented…

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