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Senate to vote on whether to censure Currie

ANNAPOLIS — The Maryland Senate is scheduled to vote on recommendations to censure a state senator who failed to disclose more than $245,000 he was paid by a grocery store chain. The Senate will discuss the Maryland General Assembly’s Joint ...

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Ethics panel meets again on Currie

ANNAPOLIS — The Maryland General Assembly’s ethics panel has met again to consider a Prince George’s County senator’s failure to disclose work for a grocery store chain. The Joint Committee on Legislative Ethics met for about two hours on Tuesday. ...

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Maryland Senate committee to call for annual online financial disclosure (access required)

ANNAPOLIS — The financial disclosure forms filed every year by Maryland lawmakers would be available to the public online under a proposal being crafted by a state Senate special committee. Maryland is the only state in the country that requires ...

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Editorial Advisory Board: Currie’s ethics hearing should be open to the public (access required)

There are times when doors to the usually secret hearings of the General Assembly’s Joint Committee on Legislative Ethics should be flung wide open. The case of state Sen. Ulysses S. Currie, which the committee is expected to hear soon, ...

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Common Cause urges open ethics deliberations on Currie

ANNAPOLIS — A government watchdog group called on the Maryland General Assembly’s ethics panel on Thursday to open proceedings on Sen. Ulysses Currie’s failure to disclose work for a grocery store chain. Jurors who acquitted Currie in November of conspiracy, ...

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Retired Court of Appeals judge to counsel Currie

ANNAPOLIS — Retired Maryland Court of Appeals Judge Joseph F. Murphy Jr. has agreed to be state Sen. Ulysses Currie’s counsel before a General Assembly ethics panel. Murphy, who now works for the Baltimore law firm Silverman, Thompson, Slutkin and ...

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P.G. County liquor store owner sentenced in corruption scheme

GREENBELT — The owner of several Prince George’s County liquor stores has been sentenced to nearly four years in prison for his role in a corruption scheme that involved former county executive Jack Johnson. Fifty-two-year-old Amrik Melhi was sentenced Tuesday ...

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General Assembly’s ethics panel to consider sanctions on Currie

ANNAPOLIS — State Sen. Ulysses Currie has walked out of federal court a free man, but he could still face sanctions by an ethics panel of fellow lawmakers for failing to disclose work he did for a grocery store chain ...

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