Eye on Annapolis

Eye on Annapolis

The Daily Record's Maryland state government blog

Serafini to resign; earned bipartisan respect as budget expert

Sen. Andrew Serafini, R-Washington County and member of the B&T Committee. (The Daily Record / Bryan P. Sears)

Sen. Andrew Serafini, a western Maryland Republican who built respect among his Republican and Democratic peers as a trusted voice on budgetary issues, will resign effective Aug. 1. Serafini had talked about departing the legislature for well over a year but ...

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Another ex-Alexander & Cleaver lobbyist strikes out on his own

Davion Percy is launching his own lobbying firm. (The Daily Record/File Photo)

More changes in the Annapolis lobbying corps are happening as another former member of the now-defunct Alexander & Cleaver brand hangs up his own shingle. Davion Percy, who previously served as the vice president of the government relations at Alexander ...

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With Md. economy battered, Hogan calls for $1.45B in budget cuts

Gov. Larry Hogan speaks Wednesday, April 29, 2020, at a press conference in Annapolis. (The Daily Record / Bryan P. Sears)

State lawmakers got their first look at $1.45 billion in budget reductions proposed by Gov. Larry Hogan as the state attempts to offset large revenue declines driven by the novel coronavirus pandemic. In total, the Hogan administration is proposing more ...

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PG lawmaker pushes for special session on police reforms

Del. Julian Ivey, D-Prince George’s. (The Daily Record / Bryan P. Sears)

One Maryland lawmaker is lobbying his colleagues for a special session to address police brutality. Del. Julian Ivey, D-Prince George’s, is calling for the special session to begin by July 31 in the wake of several recent police custody deaths ...

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