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  • Ethics committee recommends Currie be censured

    Ethics committee recommends Currie be censured
    The General Assembly's joint ethics committee has recommended unanimously that the Senate censure Sen. Ulysses Currie, once a powerful committee chairman, for failing to disclose that he was being paid to represent a grocery chain before state agencies....
  • State Senate votes to censure Currie

    State Senate votes to censure Currie
    The Maryland Senate voted unanimously Friday to censure Sen. Ulysses Currie for numerous violations of ethics laws stemming from his failure to disclose that he was being paid by a grocery chain when he sought help for the company from state agencies....
  • Disgrace in the Senate

    Disgrace in the Senate
    In using his public office for private gain, Sen. Ulysses Currie disgraced the Maryland Senate. Today, in rendering its final judgment on that offense, the Senate has disgraced itself. The upper chamber of the Maryland General Assembly voted unanimously...
  • Currie case shows how Maryland's corrupt old boy network protects its own

    Apparently it is OK for Prince George's County Sen. Ulysses Currie to accept $250,000 from the grocery store chain Shoppers Food Warehouse, and nothing really happens to him if he fails to report it on his financial disclosure form. The FBI charged him...
  • Safeway, Giant Food begin recruiting temporary workers

    Giant Food and Safeway, the Baltimore region's two largest supermarket chains, are recruiting temporary workers as contract negotiations continue with the union that represents 23,000 employees. The current agreement expires March 31. The companies...
  • Federal judge to rule by next week on dismissal of Currie charges

    A federal judge said Monday he will rule by next week whether eight bribery and extortion charges filed against state Sen. Ulysses Currie and two former executives of Shoppers Food Warehouse, which employed Currie as a consultant, will stand. Defense...
  • Federal judge denies state senator's bid to throw out bribery charges

    A federal judge in Baltimore has denied efforts by state Sen. Ulysses Currie and two former executives of Shoppers Food Warehouse to throw out bribery and extortion charges, leaving the prosecutor's case intact. U.S. District Judge Richard D. Bennett...
  • State senator's future hangs in the balance at corruption trial

    As state Sen. Ulysses Currie faces trial this week on federal corruption charges, his lawyer is expected to argue before a jury that the legislator's work on behalf of a grocery chain in Annapolis didn't constitute an illegal bribe but merely an ethical...
  • Jury selection begins in bribery trial of state Sen. Currie

    Jury selection begins in bribery trial of state Sen. Currie
    Jury selection in the federal bribery and extortion trial of Maryland Sen. Ulysses Currie and two Shoppers Food Warehouse executives opened Monday with the judge reading aloud a who's who in state politics. Gov. Martin O'Malley, Senate President Thomas...
  • Currie case: Not business as usual

    Currie case: Not business as usual
    It will take weeks for a federal jury to hear the evidence and determine whether state Sen. Ulysses Currie's five years of paid advocacy on behalf of Shoppers Food Warehouse was criminal or just bad judgment. It is impossible to guess how that case, which...
  • Opening statements given in Currie trial

    Opening statements given in Currie trial
    A federal prosecutor detailed extensive contact between state Sen. Ulysses Currie and various state agencies on behalf of Shoppers Food Warehouse during her opening statement Tuesday in his bribery case, seeking to draw a picture of a senator willing to...