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Stage Set For Special Session

May 4th, 2012 by WCBC Radio

Even though no revenue agreement is in place- and many republicans oppose returning to Annapolis- the stage is now set for a special session of the Maryland General Assembly to pass a budget. Governor Martin O'Malley, House Speaker Michael Busch and Senate President Mike Miller have agreed to bring lawmakers back to Annapolis the week of May 14th for a two day session.  Although, Busch has told delegates to clear their schedules for the entire week.  The budget process fell apart last month when lawmakers failed to pass an income tax increase to prevent deep spending cuts contained in the 'doomsday budget.'  Speaker Busch and President Miller both said that although legislative leaders still do not have a deal, they are close….

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