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In death penalty debate, Marylanders argue about cost of executions

February 4th, 2013 | by Len Lazarick

As Maryland legislators debate whether to repeal the death penalty, Gov. O’Malley and foes of executions have repeatedly claimed that it costs more to kill a murderer than to let him live. A commission O'Malley appointed agreed, but advocates for executions disagree with the analysis.

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