RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Michael E. Busch

A collection of news and information related to Michael E. Busch published by this site and its partners.

Top Michael E. Busch Articles

Displaying items 111-121
  • Building for the future

    Building for the future
    A massive capital construction and improvement plan to repair or replace dozens of underutilized or dilapidated school buildings in Baltimore City has won the support of legislative leaders in Annapolis, opening the way for the largest overhaul of the...
  • House committee passes school construction bill

    House committee passes school construction bill
    With bipartisan help from sympathetic lawmakers, Baltimore won a House committee's approval Tuesday for a $1 billion plan to replace and repair old schools. The Appropriations Committee voted 21-3 to send the plan to the House floor. Senate President...
  • Advocates for legal marijuana take first steps

    Advocates for legal marijuana take first steps
    As the Maryland Senate voted Tuesday to decriminalize possession of small amounts of marijuana, advocates for legalizing the drug saw an opening move in a multiyear effort to make it completely legal. "I think the taboo has been lifted on talking about...
  • Gas tax plan must be stopped

    Gas tax plan must be stopped
    Taxpayers in Maryland must pay to the MOB — Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller, Gov. Martin O'Malley and House Speaker Michael E. Busch. Their expertise is the legal extortion of the state's taxpayers. Since Governor O'Malley took office,...
  • GOP delegates denounce gas tax increase

    Hours before the House was scheduled to debate a proposed increase in gas taxes supported by Gov. Martin O'Malley, Republicans lawmakers excoriated the plan Wednesday as a $2 billion drain on taxpayers' wallets over the next six years. House Republicans...
  • Gas tax increase advances in House of Delegates

    Gas tax increase advances in House of Delegates
    The House of Delegates turned back a series of amendments Wednesday night seeking to derail a transportation revenue bill backed by Gov. Martin O'Malley, a strong indication that Democratic leaders have enough votes to raise the state's gas tax for the...
  • Landmark plan to invest $1 billion in city schools delayed

    Landmark plan to invest $1 billion in city schools delayed
    A minority of lawmakers convinced the House of Delegates Wednesday to delay voting on a landmark plan to invest about $1 billion in building and replacing Baltimore schools. About 40 delegates, mostly Republicans, asked for another day to examine the...
  • House approves higher gas tax, sending bill to Senate

    House approves higher gas tax, sending bill to Senate
    The House of Delegates voted Friday to raise taxes on gasoline for the first time since 1992, heeding Gov. Martin O'Malley's call for an infusion of money to pay for roads, mass transit and other transportation priorities. House passage, by an unofficial...
  • Easter a time to renew — and for renewable wind energy

    Easter's message of hope and new life is a universal and much-needed one throughout the world, but particularly for Marylanders this year as we celebrate the passage of the offshore wind bill by the Maryland General Assembly. I'm filled with thanks to...
  • Gas tax a backroom deal

    Gas tax a backroom deal
    Michael Dresser's article, "Gasoline tax increase advances" (March 21) says that this absurd and ridiculous plan to raise gas taxes is "the result of painstaking behind-the-scenes negotiations among [Gov. Martin] O'Malley, Senate President Thomas V....
  • Ravens, Lombardi Trophy head to State House

    Ravens, Lombardi Trophy head to State House
    The Lombardi Trophy will make its first public appearance in Maryland since the Super Bowl parade when some Ravens players visit the Maryland State House Thursday.  Lawmakers will honor the Super Bowl Champions with a resolution presented to team...