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Photo of Glendening Gov. Parris N. Glendening (By Todd Cross – Washington Post)

Promises to Programs
Since his reelection, the governor scaled back some of his campaign proposals, working to get some done this year and others later in his term. A chart shows the priorities Glendening has identified.
Glendening Scores Wins on Tobacco Tax, Scholarships
Gov. Parris N. Glendening heads into the final meeting of this year's legislative session having salvaged two fresh victories: a 30-cents-per-pack increase in the state's tobacco tax and money in the budget for the beginnings of his state scholarship program.

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Budget and Taxes | Education | Key Players
Utility Deregulation | Other Issues

Budget and Taxes
Senate Agrees to Raise Tobacco Tax
Debate Held Under Filibuster Threat
Panel Votes to Double Tobacco Tax
Tobacco Tax Battle Down to Wire
Glendening Plan Rewards Backers
Md. Tussles Over Tobacco Funds
Cigarette Tax Hike Advances
Tax Cuts Weighed for Wealthiest
Tax Cut Would Benefit the Richest
Tobacco Tax Dominates Debate
Increase in Gas Tax Ruled Out
Tax Hikes Seem Unlikely
Md. Assembly Braces for Tax Battle
Tax Increases, Cuts Proposed
Glendening Seeks Budget Increase
Road Funding May Increase
Dollars and Sense of Humor
Suburbs Seek More State Aid

Education
Lawmakers Pass Measure to Hire 1,100 Teachers
Push to Boost Md. Teachers Fades
Md. Senate Approves Scholarships
Rawlings Makes Waves for School Reform
Sen. May Seek U-Md.'s Independence
Charter School Bill Debated
Proposal Would Boost U-Md.
Dyson to Seek Aid for Historic School
Glendening Makes Schools Priority
Schools Set Their Agendas
Panel Urges More U-Md. Funding

Key Players
Senate Logjam Riles Glendening
Orioles Owner Masters Political Clout
Governor Demands Action on Agenda
Rawlings Makes Waves for School Reform
Gov.'s Gay-Rights Bid Has Family Ties
Glendening, Schaefer Trade Jabs
Prominent Lobbyist Faces Hearing
Bereano Lobbies, Serves Sentence
Profile: Lt. Gov. Townsend
Duncan Slams Gov., Lt. Gov.
Glendening, Schaefer Make Nice
Schaefer: Trouble for Glendening?
Glendening Pushes Social Change

Utility Deregulation
Committee Agrees on Cutting Power Rates
Glendening Urges Cut in Residents' Electric Bills
Act Now on Deregulation, Some Say
Urgency Building on Deregulation
Power Deregulation Looms

Other Issues
Joint Panel Irons Out Ethics Guidelines
Md. Rejects Ban on 'Partial Birth' Abortions
Senate Puts Conditions on State Police Funds
Abortion Bill Gains in Senate
Md. Seeks DNA of Violent Criminals
House Likely to Pass Gay Rights Legislation
Md. Senators Approve Ethics Guidelines
'Partial Birth' Ban Set to Pass
House Passes Bill to Assist Md. Patients
Panels Pass Watered-Down Ethics Measures
Bill Would Ban Assisted Suicide
Local Issues Aired in Annapolis
Bill Targets Drivers With Phones
Democrats Celebrate Good Fortune
GOP Hopes to Regain Momentum





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