Here's a few Maryland government headlines on the morning after former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney gained the Republican nomination for president ...Read More »
Gov. Martin O’Malley is holding the first of two important meetings today, the results of which may answer a question that’s been asked for months: Will Maryland expand its casino program? Here’s some other headlines: The Washington Post reports on ...Read More »
The lobbying in Annapolis continues, as labor union leaders rallied yesterday to urge Gov. Martin O’Malley and the presiding officers of the General Assembly to reach a deal that would allow construction of a casino at National Harbor in Prince ...Read More »
WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Roscoe Bartlett defeated seven Republican primary challengers Tuesday and will face Democratic businessman John Delaney in the fall in what is expected to be a hotly contested House race. Preliminary election results show Bartlett with 44 ...
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WASHINGTON — Candidates in Maryland’s 6th Congressional District focused their last-minute campaigning mainly on Montgomery and Frederick counties Tuesday as voters went to the polls to choose their parties’ nominees. The western Maryland district, a longtime GOP stronghold, was drastically ...
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WASHINGTON — A Republican congressman from Maryland is in a hairy situation over a proposal to give tax breaks to Americans with mustaches. The American Mustache Institute claimed Tuesday that Rep. Roscoe Bartlett had lent his support to the ‘Stache ...Read More »
GERMANTOWN — State Sen. Rob Garagiola is getting support in his congressional campaign from Maryland’s highest-ranking Democratic U.S. House member. Rep. Steny Hoyer said Wednesday he’s endorsing his fellow Democrat in the 6th District race because Garagiola is a fighter ...Read More »
A bipartisan group of Senate leaders is backing legislation that would exempt family farms from Maryland’s estate tax. “When someone who owns a farm passes, so often the farm is lost to congestion, to sprawl,” said Senate President Thomas V. ...
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Maryland Republican Party Chairman Alex Mooney said Tuesday he will not run for Congress in the state’s 6th District and has endorsed incumbent Roscoe Bartlett. Separately, freshman Republican Del. Kathy Afzali, R-Frederick, announced Tuesday that she would enter the GOP ...Read More »