As the clock ticks down to midnight in Annapolis, Maryland lawmakers are frantically working to pass the state's budget.
With just over an hour to go, Gov. Martin O'Malley met with State House reporters to give his take on the 2012 legislative session, speaking specifically about the budget. (See video)
Be sure to check back with Patch for a full recap of the 2012 General Assembly.
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