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Jun 1, 2012

Stewart gets 2 years for failing to pay taxes

GREENBELT — A former member of an advisory committee on legislative redistricting in Maryland who pleaded guilty to failing to pay millions in employment taxes has been sentenced to spend two years in prison. Richard Stewart pleaded guilty in December to failing to collect, truthfully account for and pay approximately $4 million in taxes between […]

Apr 18, 2012

Board debars contractor who didn’t pay taxes

ANNAPOLIS — The Board of Public Works has debarred a Maryland contractor who pleaded guilty to failing to pay employment taxes. The board, which consists of Gov. Martin O’Malley, Treasurer Nancy Kopp and Comptroller Peter Franchot, made the decision to debar Richard Stewart at Wednesday’s meeting without discussion. Stewart was appointed by O’Malley to be […]

Jan 3, 2012

O’Malley donates campaign contribution to aid hungry

ANNAPOLIS — Gov. Martin O’Malley is donating $7,000 in campaign contributions to a group that provides venison to help fight hunger, after a donor who contributed the money to the governor’s campaign pleaded guilty to failing to pay employment taxes. Rick Abbruzzese, a spokesman for the governor, said Tuesday the campaign has sent a check […]

Dec 29, 2011

O’Malley plans to address donations from Stewart

ANNAPOLIS — Gov. Martin O’Malley says he plans to address donations given to him by Richard Stewart, who pleaded guilty this month to failing to pay $4 million in employment taxes. But the governor, a Democrat, told reporters on Thursday he’s not sure how he will address the contributions. He also noted the money has […]

Dec 28, 2011

Lt. Gov. returns campaign donations from Stewart

ANNAPOLIS — A spokesman for Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown says the lieutenant governor has returned political donations he received from Richard Stewart, who pleaded guilty to federal authorities this month for failing to pay about $4 million in employment taxes. Marc Goldberg, the spokesman, said Wednesday the donations had been returned. Stewart, of Mitchellville, donated […]

Dec 22, 2011

Md. redistricting panel member pleads guilty

Richard Stewart, a member of the five-person Governor’s Redistricting Advisory Committee, pleaded guilty last Thursday to failing to pay almost $4 million in federal Social Security and income taxes for a company he owned. According to a press release from the Justice Department, from 2003 through at least 2008, as owner of Montgomery Mechanical Services, […]

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