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Md. judge delays decision in Schrader, Peters lawsuit

Dennis Schrader and Wendi Peters

ANNAPOLIS — An Anne Arundel County Circuit Court judge will delay an order in a case that pits two of Republican Gov. Larry Hogan’s more controversial appointments against the state’s treasurer and Democrats in the Maryland Senate. Judge Ronald Silkworth Thursday ...

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Contempt ruling prompts Shea’s call for Schrader resignation

Jim Shea discusses his plan to run for governor at  The Daily Record offices. (The Daily Record / Maximilian Franz)

A Democratic candidate for governor is calling for the resignation of Dennis Schrader following a hearing in which the state’s secretary of health and four other officials were held in contempt of court. Jim Shea, the former chair of Venable ...

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Peters, Schrader moved to new posts as legal battle continues

Dennis Schrader and Wendi Peters

Two embattled state appointees have been reassigned in an attempt to restore their paychecks and resolve, at least in part, a standoff between Republican Gov. Larry Hogan and Democratic leaders in the legislature. Wendi Peters and Dennis Schrader, the acting ...

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Md. health secretary accuses Senate president of quid pro quo on confirmation

Gov. Larry Hogan shakes hands with Sen. Mike Miller in the Senate Chamber. (The Daily Record / Maximilian Franz)

The state’s acting health secretary is accusing Maryland Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller Jr. of pressuring him to block a request for a cardiac surgery program in return for a favorable confirmation vote. Acting Health Secretary Dennis R. Schrader and ...

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Frosh: Hogan nominees Peters, Schrader cannot be paid

Dennis Schrader and Wendi Peters

Budget language barring two of Gov. Larry Hogan’s Cabinet secretaries from being paid is legal, according to Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh. Hogan’s own legal counsel fired back, calling Frosh’s declaration unconstitutional and requesting permission to retain outside counsel ...

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New fiscal year brings Hogan, legislature closer to appointments showdown

Dennis Schrader and Wendi Peters

A potential state constitutional showdown between Gov. Larry Hogan and the General Assembly looms with the start of the new fiscal year over two Cabinet secretaries who will remain in their jobs despite never being confirmed by the Senate. Hogan’s decision to ...

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