Tag Archives: joint committee on legislative ethics

Morhaim wants apology from Hogan for governor’s remarks

Del. Dan Morhaim. (File)

A Maryland state delegate who is the subject of a legislative ethics review said he is owed an apology from Gov. Larry Hogan for saying the lawmaker could be kicked out of the General Assembly and had introduced legislation in an attempt to "get a license to sell heroin."

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Ethics report on Currie expected to be made public Thursday

ANNAPOLIS — An ethics report that could include sanctions for Maryland state Sen. Ulysses Currie for failing to disclose more than $245,000 he received as a consultant for a grocery store chain between 2003 and 2008 was expected to be ...

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Miller expects ethics panel recommendations for Currie next week

ANNNAPOLIS — Maryland Sen. President Thomas V. Mike Miller says he expects an ethics panel to make recommendations regarding a fellow senator’s failure to disclose work he did for a grocery store chain no later than next week. Miller said ...

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Currie appears before Maryland ethics panel

ANNAPOLIS — State Sen. Ulysses Currie appeared for several hours Monday before the Maryland General Assembly’s joint ethics panel, which is considering the Prince George’s County senator’s failure to disclose work for a grocery store chain. Currie, a Democrat, appeared before ...

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Maryland Senate committee to call for annual online financial disclosure

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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New ethics panel to consider fines, disclosures

ANNAPOLIS — A new ethics panel of seven state senators will consider posting Maryland lawmakers’ financial disclosure statements online and establishing sanctions that could include fines for ethical transgressions, the panel’s chairman said Friday during the group’s first meeting. Sen. ...

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General Assembly ethics commission holds first meeting

ANNAPOLIS — A new ethics commission in the Maryland General Assembly has held its first meeting to review state ethics policies. The seven-member panel of state senators met Friday to begin discussing what they will be reviewing. They plan to ...

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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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