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Maryland Budget Negotiators Scheduled to Meet

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ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - Maryland Senate and House negotiators are scheduled to meet to reconcile budget differences.

The panel is planning to meet Tuesday afternoon.

Del. Maggie McIntosh, who is on the negotiating team, says the House and Senate are very close to resolving differences in the Democratic-led Legislature. However, she says they need to bring Republican Gov. Larry Hogan into the conversation.

Hogan said Monday he's concerned about how his agenda and the budget measures are progressing, with about a week to go in the session. The Republican governor says he hasn't seen enough action on tax-relief measures and a charter schools bill.

McIntosh says Democrats want assurances from the governor that he is committed to approving money they have restored for education and a cost-of-living adjustment for state employees.

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