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Wednesday, May 2, 2012 at 5:14 PM
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By SARAH BREITENBACH

Date Set for Maryland Special Session

Date Set for Maryland Special Session

Gov. Martin O'Malley and legislative leaders want to call the General Assembly back in session in mid-May to make changes to a budget that left the state with $500 million in cuts. Read »

Wednesday, Apr 25, 2012 at 7:10 AM
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By Perry Stein

PM Read: O'Malley Says 2 Special Sessions Possible

PM Read: O'Malley Says 2 Special Sessions Possible

Gov. Martin O'Malley confirmed Tuesday that he may call two special sessions -- one to fix the "Doomsday budget" and another to consider an expansion of gambling in the state. Read »

Tuesday, Apr 24, 2012 at 9:09 PM
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By Chris Gordon
      

O'Malley Favors Special Session Focusing on Budget

Gov. Martin O'Malley met with state lawmakers Tuesday but failed to reach an agreement to resolve the budget impasse. Read »

Tuesday, Apr 17, 2012 at 10:21 PM
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By SARAH BREITENBACH, BRIAN WITTE

O'Malley: Consensus Key to Special Session

O'Malley: Consensus Key to Special Session

Gov. Martin O'Malley said he will call a special session of the General Assembly to avert about budget cuts as soon as the House and Senate can reach consensus on how to pass a revenue package needed to make up... Read »

Friday, Apr 13, 2012 at 10:05 PM
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By Associated Press

O'Malley to Meet With Miller, Busch About Budget

O'Malley to Meet With Miller, Busch About Budget

Gov. Martin O'Malley said he plans to meet with the General Assembly's presiding officers to discuss a special session on the budget. Read »

Thursday, Apr 12, 2012 at 8:48 AM
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By Perry Stein

AM Read: O'Malley Waiting for Compromise

AM Read: O'Malley Waiting for Compromise

The governor's press secretary told The Baltimore Sun that Gov. Martin O’Malley would not call the General Assembly for a special session to rework the “doomsday” budget until legislators agree on a plan to fix... Read »

Tuesday, Apr 10, 2012 at 8:25 PM
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By Chris Gordon
      

Budget a Low Point for O'Malley

A special session likely looms in Maryland after the midnight deadline passed with some issues unresolved. Read »

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Julie Carey
Julie Carey News4 Virginia Reporter Julie Carey is a News4 reporter focusing on Virginia issues and politics.
Chris Gordon
Chris Gordon News4 Maryland Reporter Chris Gordon is a legal analyst and reporter for NBC4, focusing on Maryland.
Domenico Montanaro
Domenico Montanaro NBC News Political Reporter Domenico Montanaro is an NBC News Political Reporter, analyst for NBC News' First Read and NBCPolitics.com contributor.
Mark Murray
Mark Murray NBC News Deputy Political Director Mark Murray is the NBC News Deputy Political Director, NBC News First Read analyst and NBCPolitics.com contributor.
Tom Sherwood News4 Political Reporter Tom Sherwood is a reporter for News4 specializing in politics and the D.C. government.
Chuck Todd
Chuck Todd NBC News Political Director Chuck Todd is the NBC News Political Director, host of “The Daily Rundown” on MSNBC and NBCPolitics.com contributor.
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