ANNAPOLIS — Texas Gov. Rick Perry is planning a trip to Maryland to tout his state for having lower taxes. Perry’s office announced Thursday he is scheduled to travel to Maryland next week. The Republican has launched radio ads and television ads in Maryland. Perry’s office says the nearly $500,000 in TV and radio buys, […]
Richard E. Hug, 78, a businessman and prolific fundraiser who raised money for and advised Republican political candidates ranging from former Maryland Gov. Robert L. Ehlrich Jr. to GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney, died Saturday.
The in-house community has been talking Black Friday this week.
SAN ANTONIO — A third company awarded taxpayer dollars through Gov. Rick Perry’s business-hatching Emerging Technology Fund has gone bankrupt. NanoTailor’s filing brings the total amount of failed investments to $2.5 million. Company President Ramon Perales told The Associated Press on Thursday his Austin-based startup folded because the state didn’t fully invest $1.25 million [...]
Gov. Martin O’Malley, the former mayor of Baltimore, mixed a little pigskin and politics Tuesday in advance of the Sunday’s playoff game between the Houston Texans and his hometown Ravens. Governors and mayors from the states and cities from which playoff teams hail often make good-natured bets before games. O’Malley said Tuesday he has reached […]
NEW YORK — Keeping the crowded Republican presidential debates fair, lively and topical at the same time can seem like the equivalent of juggling while walking a tightrope. CNN’s Wolf Blitzer is the next television personality on stage. He’s moderating Tuesday’s GOP forum in Washington, a little more than a week after a misplaced email […]
WASHINGTON — The Federal Reserve will use more than $400 billion to try to drive down long-term interest rates, make home and business loans cheaper and invigorate the economy. Analysts said the moves would provide only a slight economic benefit. The action the Fed announced Wednesday is modest compared with previous steps it’s taken. The […]
Happy Monday. Here are some law links to get your week started. Tell the jury everything, except this. When I count to three, you will begin to feel very sleepy… A couple of law school professors think law schools could create their own law firms. Sure would help with those employment numbers. Law prof. scamblogger identity […]