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The Daily Record's Maryland state government blog

Impallaria seeks to reopen defamation lawsuit

Del. Richard "Rick" Impallaria, R-Baltimore and Harford counties. (The Daily Record/File Photo)

A Republican state delegate who saw a defamation lawsuit against four members of his own party dismissed when he failed to appear in court is now asking a judge to reconsider.

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Defendant in defamation lawsuit asks that Del. Impallaria be censured

Del. Rick Impallaria  (The Daily Record/Maximilian Franz)

A Harford County Republican is asking a legislative ethics panel to impose one of the severest forms of punishment on a sitting state delegate who is suing him for defamation. Chris Biggs, of Abingdon, is asking the Joint Committee on ...

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Judge orders Del. Jalisi to be served by mail in payroll dispute

Del. Hasan M. "Jay" Jalisi, D-Baltimore County. (File Bryan P. Sears / The Daily Record)

A Baltimore County District Court judge has ordered Del. Hasan “Jay” Jalisi to be served via mail after lawyers for the two-term Democrat’s former employee said he was avoiding their servers. District Court Judge Marsha Russell authorized Jalisi to be ...

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Maryland retains top triple-A bond rating

Maryland Treasurer Nancy Kopp. (file)

Maryland’s triple-A bond rating has been reaffirmed by the three major rating agencies. Treasurer Nancy Kopp announced the ratings from Fitch, Moody’s Investor Services and Standard & Poor’s in advance of an Aug. 14 sale of $500 million in tax-free bonds. ...

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Hogan blasts ‘inappropriate’ Trump tweets as ‘nonsense’

"We have $240 million that the legislature played political games with and put into a fenced-off area, which we said repeatedly we're not going to allow them to play those kind of games," Gov. Larry Hogan said last week. (File Photo)

Gov. Larry Hogan, speaking on WBAL radio Monday morning, rebuked President Donald Trump for a series of messages on Twitter denigrating Baltimore and U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings. Hogan, appearing on the C4 show, criticized Trump’s use of social media and ...

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In another defamation suit, Impallaria challenging police mug shot flier

Del. Richard "Rick" Impallaria, R-Baltimore and Harford counties. (The Daily Record/File Photo)

A former candidate for the House of Delegates said he is standing by campaign fliers featuring a mug shot of Del. Richard “Rick” Impallaria that are now the key piece of evidence in an ongoing defamation lawsuit. Impallaria, 56, is ...

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Md. lawmaker sues fellow party members for defamation

Del. Rick Impallaria  (The Daily Record/Maximilian Franz)

A state delegate will spend time in the coming month in courtrooms around the state suing members of his own party. Del. Richard “Rick” Impallaria, R-Baltimore and Harford counties, is suing fellow Republicans in Anne Arundel, Baltimore and Harford counties ...

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Hogan proposes more toll reductions

Traffic through area highway tolls, like this complex at the Fort McHenry Tunnel in Baltimore, is expected to be heavy for the holiday, though a forecasted winter storm may dampen motorists’ enthusiasm for the road. (File photo)

Some motorists in Maryland could see toll relief under a series of proposals announced by Gov. Larry Hogan. Hogan made the announcement Friday in a 75-second video release that appeared to have been recorded and produced earlier in the week. The ...

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