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Tag Archives: Dennis Schrader

Lawmakers propose setting qualifications for top Md. health official

Maryland’s next health secretary may have to meet more stringent qualifications under a bill in the Maryland General Assembly.  State law sets no qualifications for the position. A pandemic entering its third year and its effect on minorities raises questions ...

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Md. judge delays decision in Schrader, Peters lawsuit

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

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

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

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

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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