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Tag Archives: Michael E. Busch

Md. leaders ask Congress to help stabilize insurance market

Maryland’s leaders are asking the state’s congressional delegation to help find solutions to stabilize the individual health insurance market. In a letter, Gov. Larry Hogan, Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller Jr. and House Speaker Michael E. Busch asked Congress ...

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O’Malley intended Md. redistricting map to favor Democrats

ANNAPOLIS — Former Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley testified that part of his intent was to shift a congressional district long held by a Republican to a Democrat when the state redrew its eight districts in 2011. O’Malley, a Democrat whose ...

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Special session for cannabis? Busch says we just finished one

Prospects of a special session on medical cannabis licenses continue to be dim as the leaders of the House and Senate have yet to agree to a bill or even sit down and talk.

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Md. Democratic leaders roll out legislation focused on Trump

ANNAPOLIS — President Donald Trump is front and center in a legislative package rolled out by the state’s top Democratic lawmakers. The package of bills and resolutions announced Tuesday represent the first publicly stated priorities endorsed by House Speaker Michael E. Busch ...

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Dropping the Mike: William Donald Schaefer was a ‘bully’

Relationships can be difficult things even in politics where interpersonal connections always loom large. Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller Jr. knows this as well as anyone and said he has tried to be a bridge in one of the ...

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Amid the sniping, some pledges of bipartisanship

ANNAPOLIS — Gov. Larry Hogan on Wednesday offered a full-throated defense of his efforts to govern in a bipartisan fashion, saying that it is Democrats who have rebuffed his efforts to work with them. Hogan reiterated his determination to repeal a transportation ...

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