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  • Hogan picks career trooper to lead state police

    Hogan picks career trooper to lead state police
    Gov. Larry Hogan picked a career trooper to lead the Maryland State Police, announcing William M. Pallozzi Tuesday as his pick for the agency's superintendent. Pallozzi spent 25 years in the state police including a variety of leadership roles, and...
  • Hogan's 'rain tax' straw man

    Hogan's 'rain tax' straw man
    Webster's defines a "straw man" as "an argument or opponent set up so as to be easily refuted or defeated." We can find no better example than Gov. Larry Hogan's crusade against what he calls Maryland's "rain tax," which led this week to his...
  • Texting scam offers gift card prizes

    Texting scam offers gift card prizes
    Consumers in Maryland should watch out for text messages alerting recipients that they've won a high-priced gift card to a store. The messages are part of a widespread "smishing" scam, a combination of "SMS," or Short Message Service, and "phishing," the...
  • Menhaden catch limits upheld

    Menhaden catch limits upheld
    A judge in Cambridge has upheld Maryland's curbs on catching menhaden, rejecting claims by a pair of watermen that the restrictions were unconstitutional. Following a day-long hearing Wednesday in Dorchester Circuit Court, Judge David Mitchell, a...
  • Attorneys general for a day

    Attorneys general for a day
    When Brian Frosh became Maryland's attorney general several weeks ago the program for the investiture ceremony informed us that he was Maryland's 46th attorney general. There are some traditionalists, however — and perhaps some querulous archival...
  • Farm pollution rule to take effect - unless Hogan acts quickly

    Farm pollution rule to take effect - unless Hogan acts quickly
    The O'Malley administration's 11th-hour move to curb Eastern Shore farmers' use of chicken manure as fertilizer appears likely to go through, unless incoming Republican Gov. Larry Hogan acts quickly Wednesday afternoon to stop it. As one of his last...
  • O'Malley wins 2nd term; GOP controls U.S. House

    O'Malley wins 2nd term; GOP controls U.S. House
    Democratic Gov. Martin O'Malley cruised to a second term Tuesday - and with it, won the opportunity to guide the state in what he hopes will be an improving economy - while Republican former Gov. Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. suffered a second consecutive...
  • Frosh sworn in as attorney general

    Frosh sworn in as attorney general
    In his first moments in office, Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh warned that budget cuts would impair the ability of state lawyers to do their jobs and reduce their ranks. Frosh was sworn in Tuesday afternoon as Maryland's 44th attorney general,...
  • Frosh to be sworn in as attorney general

    Frosh to be sworn in as attorney general
    State Sen. Brian E. Frosh will be sworn in today as Maryland's 44th attorney general. During a ceremony in Annapolis, Frosh will take over from out-going Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler who held the post for eight years. The attorney general is...
  • Moral, humane and practical

    Moral, humane and practical
    Today, Gov. Martin O'Malley formally issued notice of his intent to commute the sentences of Maryland's four remaining death row inmates to life without the possibility of parole. While Mr. O'Malley's critics may be quick to sniff out Democratic...
  • O'Malley plans to commute sentences of Maryland's four death row inmates

    O'Malley plans to commute sentences of Maryland's four death row inmates
    Gov. Martin O'Malley announced Wednesday that he would erase the last vestiges of Maryland's death row by commuting the sentences of the state's remaining condemned murderers to life without parole. Acting on the last day of the year and with three...