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Special Session Monday

May 9th, 2012 by WCBC Radio

Maryland lawmakers will go back to work Monday- in special session- to pass a tax package that collapsed in the closing hours of the General Assembly’s 90-day session, exposing bitter relationships between leading Democrats in Annapolis. With the legislature’s inaction last month, more than $500 million in cuts to education, state agencies and other planned spending are scheduled to take effect July 1, a result Governor Martin O’Malley said he cannot stand. A recent breakfast meeting with the Governor, Senate President Mike Miller and House Speaker Michael Busch apparently smoothed out much of the division- to the point where Busch expects a relatively quick session next week….

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