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Eye on Annapolis

Eye on Annapolis

The Daily Record's Maryland state government blog

Shoemaker to leave legislature, seek state’s attorney post (access required)

A recent judicial appointment will affect at least one legislative race in Carroll County.   Del. Haven Shoemaker, a two-term Republican lawmaker, said he will not seek a third term in 2022. Instead, the 56-year-old attorney said he will run ...

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Franchot urges Hogan to offer incentives to lure workers back (access required)

Maryland’s top tax collector is calling for a statewide incentive to coax out-of-work residents to return to the workplace. Comptroller Peter Franchot, speaking at Wednesday’s Board of Public Works meeting, called on Gov. Larry Hogan to offer the carrot rather ...

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USM board member resigns to comply with 2006 law (access required)

A member of the University System of Maryland Board of Regents has resigned because of his involvement in a newly announced campaign for governor. The resignation is part of a confusing pair of announcements Friday by board Chairwoman Linda Gooden in which it ...

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Rutherford out, Schulz in as Md.’s 2022 gubernatorial race heats up (access required)

Spring is a time of new beginnings, and the end of the 2021 General Assembly session means it’s time to think ahead to the 2022 election season. Maryland’s primary election is roughly 14 months away and jockeying for position has ...

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Hogan’s nominee for health post clears major hurdle (access required)

Gov. Larry Hogan’s pick to lead the Maryland Department of Health will move to a full Senate vote after clearing a key hurdle Monday night. The Senate Executive Nominations Committee voted 17-1 with one abstention to recommend the confirmation of ...

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