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  • O'Malley makes his case for 'investments' in Maryland

    O'Malley makes his case for 'investments' in Maryland
    Gov. Martin O'Malley used his State of the State address Wednesday to make his case for his most ambitious legislative agenda since taking office. Now comes the hard job of selling it. In an upbeat, 33-minute speech to both chambers of the General...
  • Currie appears before ethics panel

    Currie appears before ethics panel
    Prince George's County Sen. Ulysses S. Currie attended a closed-door meeting of the legislature's ethics committee Monday, making his first appearance before a panel expected to recommend whether he should be punished for failing to report income on...
  • Senator's office backtracks as Nittany Lions roar

    Even in the throes of the worst scandal in the university's history, fans of the Penn State Nittany Lions are capable of rising up in defense of their school's name. Suzanne Collins, chief of staff for state Sen. Nancy Jacobs, got a taste of the power of...
  • Jacobs to challenge Ruppersberger in Maryland's 2nd District

    Jacobs to challenge Ruppersberger in Maryland's 2nd District
    State Sen. Nancy Jacobs said Tuesday she will announce her candidacy for the 2nd Congressional District this week, making her the latest state lawmaker to jump into a House race for the 2012 election. Jacobs, who stepped down as Republican Senate leader...
  • State lawmakers hope to ride anti-incumbent wave to Congress

    Nearly a half-dozen Maryland state lawmakers are hoping to exploit the nation's anti-incumbent mood with campaigns for Congress that focus heavily on Washington's dysfunction. Two Republican state senators, David Brinkley of Frederick County and Nancy...
  • General Assembly's ethics committee takes up Currie case

    General Assembly's ethics committee takes up Currie case
    A General Assembly committee charged with reviewing the behavior of state Sen. Ulysses Currie met briefly Thursday behind closed doors in what was described as an organizational session. Currie, a Prince George's County Democrat recently acquitted of...
  • Maryland lawmakers want — finally — to ratify the 17th Amendment

    Two Democratic lawmakers in Annapolis want to spur a debate about the influence of money in politics and send a rebuke to tea party leaders by having the General Assembly ratify the 17th Amendment to the Constitution, which required that U.S. senators...
  • O'Malley to lead push for same-sex marriage next year

    Gov. Martin O'Malley pledged Friday to lead the charge next year for a law to recognize same-sex marriage in Maryland, saying he would include the effort among a "handful" of legislative priorities during the 2012 session. Supporters predicted that the...
  • Senator's nuanced advocacy on tolls could help drivers

    When the Maryland Transportation Authority board met in a work session last week to hammer out the final details of what is expected to be the largest toll increase in the state's history, there were only two people there besides members and staff. One...
  • Senators turn away repeal of death penalty in Md.

    Baltimore County senators rebuffed an effort to abolish Maryland's death penalty yesterday, persuading lawmakers instead to restrict when capital punishment can be used. The Senate's first full debate on the death penalty in more than three decades was...
  • Narrow majority of Md. senators oppose repeal of death penalty, survey reveals

    Gov. Martin O'Malley's push to end the death penalty in Maryland would probably fall short if a legislative vote were held today, even though the governor insisted yesterday that the repeal effort "has a real shot this year." A Baltimore Sun survey of...