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E.J. Pipkin

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  • City schools construction bill clears Senate

    City schools construction bill clears Senate
    In a long-sought victory for Baltimore, the Maryland Senate approved a $1 billion financing plan Friday for an unprecedented systemwide drive to rebuild and renovate the city's crumbling school buildings. The measure passed easily on a bipartisan vote of...
  • Senate Minority Leader E.J. Pipkin resigns to attend graduate school in Texas

    Senate Minority Leader E.J. Pipkin resigns to attend graduate school in Texas
    Senate Minority Leader E.J. Pipkin announced Monday he would retire from the legislature next week and move to Texas to pursue a graduate degree in sports management. Pipkin, 56, served as Republican's chief debater in the Maryland Senate, leading...
  • Bruising internal battle shaping up for Pipkin seat

    Bruising internal battle shaping up for Pipkin seat
    The surprise retirement of Senate Minority Leader E. J. Pipkin has set up a succession scramble for his Upper Eastern Shore seat that is shaping up as a possibly brutal internal struggle among 36th District Republicans. The three GOP delegates from that...
  • GOP struggles to overcome adversity

    GOP struggles to overcome adversity
    The director of the Maryland Republican Party resigned without notice. One of its state delegates was arrested for the second time on a serious alcohol-related charge. And a virtual civil war broke out over who should replace a leading senator who's...
  • Pipkin succession gets even messier

    Pipkin succession gets even messier
    The Republican Party's already contentious process of naming a successor to Sen. E. J. Pipkin, who recently resigned, got even messier Saturday as the chairwoman of one of four Upper Shore county central committees that would nominate a replacement...
  • Md. GOP accomplishes little

    Your article about the inept Maryland Republican Party's struggles just scratches the surface ("GOP struggles to overcome adversity, Aug. 23). As an independent, non-ideological voter, I am nonpartisan in this affair, but you were very kind in your...
  • Caroline GOP criticizes Queen Anne's Republicans

    Inviting more jokes about the propensity of Maryland GOP to form circular firing squads, the Caroline County Republican Central Committee released a statement Tuesday night criticizing its counterpart in Queen Anne's County for permitting Gov. Martin O'...
  • O'Malley gets to pick next Republican senator

    It's up to Gov. Martin O'Malley, Maryland's top Democrat, to choose the next Republican senator from the Upper Eastern Shore. On Thursday the two candidates -- Del. Michael D. Smigiel Sr. of Cecil County  and Del. Steve S. Hershey Jr. of Queen Anne's...
  • Gov. Martin O'Malley picks GOP's Hershey as new Shore senator

    Gov. Martin O'Malley picks GOP's Hershey as new Shore senator
    Given a choice between two conservative Republican delegates to fill a vacancy in the Upper Eastern Shore's state Senate district, Democratic Gov. Martin O'Malley chose the less confrontational of the two. O'Malley said Wednesday that he has appointed...
  • Gov. Martin O'Malley names GOP Del. Hershey to Pipkin vacancy

    Gov. Martin O'Malley names GOP Del. Hershey to Pipkin vacancy
    Given a choice between two conservative Republicans to fill a vacancy in the Upper Eastern Shore's state Senate district, Gov. Martin O'Malley chose the less confrontational legislator. O'Malley said Wednesday that he has appointed Del. Stephen S....
  • Campaign finance reform passes Senate

    Campaign finance reform passes Senate
    The Senate gave its  approval Wednesday to a comprehensive campaign finance reform bill after refusing to strip out a provision letting counties set up their own public-financing systems.  The measure, which passed on a 45-2 vote, would need to be...