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O'Malley Offers Changes On Wind Power Bill

A wind power bill in Maryland would force utilities in the state to sign long-term contracts to buy a certain percentage of their power from wind farms, to be built off the shores of Ocean City. Gov. Martin O'Malley is offering an amendment to the bill that would cap the increase consumers would see on their monthly bills because of the contracts at $2.

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No Vote Yet On Pepco Reliability Bill In Maryland

In Maryland, a vote has yet to be scheduled on a bill that would implement reliability standards on utilities statewide.

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New Tax Laws Aim To Support Virginia Businesses

Some businesses in Virginia may get some relief from a local licensing tax under two new bills signed into law. The changes could help business struggling to stay afloat.

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Cheh Wants Subpoena Powers In Probe Of Gray Hiring Practices

D.C. Council Member Mary Cheh says she wants subpoena powers as she probes the hiring practices of the Gray administration.

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Power Breakfast: Schools Against Tuition Hikes

This morning if you happen to find yourself on Independence Avenue heading west -- in the vicinity of the Department of Education -- you might run into a bit of a crowd.

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Maryland Proposes Alcohol Sales Tax

Maryland senators are debating whether to add a sales tax for beer, wine and liquor, similar to the one D.C. levies.

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Jim Webb Plays Future Card Close To Vest

Sen. Jim Webb (D-Va.) says he's not leaving the political arena when he retires after one term in the U.S. Senate next year.

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