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Audio: Gaming expansion criticized and major changes to pit bull legislation

August 14, 2012

Duane Keenan filed this audio report on the two major issues moving to the House floor today, gambling expansion and liability for dog bites. Before the House Ways and Means Committee voted to lower the taxes for casinos in Anne Arundel County and Baltimore City, he talked to Baltimore County Democratic Del. Emmett Burns and House Minority Leader Tony O'Donnell. [...more]

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Speaker Busch: ‘Only 16% of Marylanders are being asked to pay a little more’

May 15, 2012

In this podcast, House Speaker Michael Busch spoke to reporters about the budget and the cuts that would have to be made if tax increases don’t pass. “Only 16% of Marylanders are being asked to pay a little more.” [...more]

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Podcasts: Protesters demonstrate against tax hikes; Miller explains session, O’Donnell objects

May 14, 2012

“Shame on them for not doing the people’s work in the time frame that they had… They raise our taxes, we put less food on the table," said a Carroll County protester. Senate President Mike Miller says, “It would have been nice if we could have got it done in the 90-day session.” [...more]

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Podcast: General Assembly members on an unsettled finish

April 10, 2012

Duane Keenan talked to Speaker of the House Mike Busch and different members of the legislature about the abrupt ending of this year's legislative session and what may come next. [...more]

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Podcast: Many things accomplished, others left undone as the last day starts

April 9, 2012

As members of the General Assembly began their last day of the 2012 session on Monday, they reflected on the session, what has been accomplished, and what is still left undone. Duane Keenan filed this podcast. [...more]

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Podcast: 6th District Republicans debate in forum Sunday

March 26, 2012

AARP and MarylandReporter.com sponsored a 6th District debate for all congressional candidates on Sunday. Duane Keenan was there and produced a podcast featuring the Republican candidates. [...more]

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Podcast: Democrats debate in 6th Congressional District

The candidates for the House of Representatives in the 6th Congressional District participated in two debates Sunday sponsored by AARP Maryland and MarylandReporter.com and held on the Germantown campus of Montgomery College. Webcasts of the two debates will be available at MarylandReporter.com later today. [...more]

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Podcast: Slots pushed for National Harbor

March 19, 2012

Some want Maryland to expand slot machine gambling, and one possible site is National Harbor in Prince George's County. The House Ways and Means Committee held a hearing on the proposal Friday. Here is a podcast with a proponent of the new site, and opposition from the developer from the casino at Arundel Mills. [...more]

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Podcasts: Miller, “I needed to get 24 votes” on the tax hike; Pipkin, “It will cost us jobs”

March 15, 2012

In this podcast, Senate President Mike Miller explains that progressive Democrats in his caucus demanded a higher tax on high earners. Minority Leader E.J. Pipkin says, "It will cost us jobs." "It's class warfare," said Sen. Bobby Zirkin in a second podcast. "It's the worst instincts of the Democratic Party." [...more]

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Podcast: March and Rally for Life

March 13, 2012

Anti-abortion protesters flocked to Lawyers Mall on Monday to protest abortion and the laws surrounding the procedure. Duane Keenan attended and recorded this podcast. [...more]

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