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E.J. Pipkin

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  • Minorities and Republicans: The strange bedfellows of redistricting

    Minorities and Republicans: The strange bedfellows of redistricting
    Since a redistricting commission presented its plans for new congressional maps to Gov. Martin O'Malley, two groups have been particularly vocal in their complaints that it dilutes minority votes: African-American and Hispanic Democrats, and Republican...
  • Proposed congressional map draws more criticism

    A congressional map drafted by Maryland Democrats drew more opposition Wednesday as Republican leaders offered alternative proposals, the state NAACP requested changes and the O'Malley administration released 600 comments — mostly critical —...
  • O'Malley considering gas tax rise

    O'Malley considering gas tax rise
    Gov. Martin O'Malley signaled Monday that he might support an increase in Maryland's gasoline tax as part of a broader effort to create jobs through a massive construction program focused on transportation and schools. In response to questions at a State...
  • Congressional redistricting set for final debate

    Congressional redistricting set for final debate
    Maryland's House of Delegates is poised to give final approval Wednesday to Gov. Martin O'Malley's plan to redraw the state's eight congressional districts, but not before lawmakers engage in a final showdown over the controversial map. Despite...
  • National Democrats rally in Maryland for 2012

    In the state's first large-scale campaign event of the 2012 election cycle, Maryland Democrats hosted their party's national leader Wednesday for a rally intended to energize voters and drum up support for President Barack Obama's re-election. The...
  • Common Cause calls for Currie censure

    Common Cause calls for Currie censure
    A leading government watchdog organization has called on the Maryland Senate to censure state Sen. Ulysses Currie, the once-powerful budget committee chairman who was acquitted of political corruption charges this week. Susan Wichmann, executive director...
  • Death penalty, guns to be hot issues before Maryland lawmakers

    Death penalty, guns to be hot issues before Maryland lawmakers
    As the General Assembly session opens this week, Gov. Martin O'Malley and legislative leaders are weighing what to do about the re-emerging issues of gun control and the death penalty as well as a recurring question of how to pay for roads and mass...
  • Pipkin alleges violation; AG begs to differ

      Senate Minority Leader E. J. Pipkin is raising concerns that the Senate violated the state Constitution Tuesday night when it convened to consider the House's amendments to a bill expanding gambling in Maryland. The state Attorney General's Office...
  • Assembly approves stormwater pollution mandate

    In a move aimed at helping Chesapeake Bay restoration efforts, the General Assembly adopted a bill late last night mandating that Maryland's largest localities, including Baltimore city and its suburbs, levy fees on their residents to pay for...
  • O'Malley sharply critical of GOP at convention

    O'Malley sharply critical of GOP at convention
    Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley offered pointed criticism of Republicans in an address to the Democratic convention on Tuesday, arguing that President Barack Obama is best suited to right the U.S. economy while GOP nominee Mitt Romney's policies would...
  • O'Malley pays a visit to Iowa's core Democrats

    O'Malley pays a visit to Iowa's core Democrats
    Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley was in this first-in-the-nation caucus state Sunday to give the keynote address to hundreds at a Democratic barbecue — a role frequently reserved for likely presidential candidates. The invitation, and decision to...