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O'Malley Continues Foreclosure Mediation Push

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Baltimore Congressman Elijah Cummings (left) and Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley speak with reports after a state house committee meeting in Annapolis.
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Baltimore Congressman Elijah Cummings (left) and Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley speak with reports after a state house committee meeting in Annapolis.

Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley continues his push to force banks and mortgage companies into mediation before they foreclose on a home.

O'Malley and Baltimore Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-Md.) testified before the state house environmental matters committee. O'Malley says his bill was crafted in response to what he heard from non-profit groups who work with homeowners who are about to lose their homes to foreclosure.

Matt Bush reports.

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