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Cheh Wants Closer Look At Salary Increases Of Gray Staff

D.C. Council Member Mary Cheh says she wants to find out more about the steep salary increases that some of Mayor Vincent Gray's top staffers have received.

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Council Wants More Oversight For City-Leased Vehicles

Following the controversy in D.C. surrounding the city council chairman's pair of city-leased luxurious SUVs, several council members are calling for greater oversight of taxpayer-funded vehicles.

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Md. Committee Hears Medical Marijuana Testimony

In Maryland, a joint House committee is hearing testimony for a bill to legalize medical marijuana. The O'Malley administration is not supporting the measure.

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Va. To Be First State To Regulate First-Term Abortion Clinics

Passage of a bill to do regulate clinics that offer first-term abortions followed lengthy debate in the Senate and a rare tie-breaking vote by Lieutenant Governor Bill Bolling.

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Gay Marriage Bill's Journey Hasn't Ended

The Maryland Senate has approved a bill that would legalize gay marriage by a vote of 25 to 21. The measure now goes before the House of Delegates, which is also expected to pass it, and Gov. Martin O'Malley has indicated that he will sign the measure into law.