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Robert L. Ehrlich Jr.

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  • O'Malley increases pardons, but remains stingy overall

    O'Malley increases pardons, but remains stingy overall
    Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley has rarely exercised his power to grant clemency to convicted criminals over his two terms, even as many gubernatorial counterparts have been more lenient amid a changing attitude toward these acts of mercy. The...
  • Hogan names health secretary, 'Bay Cabinet'

    Hogan names health secretary, 'Bay Cabinet'
    Gov.-elect Larry Hogan named a former Democratic lawmaker from Southern Maryland as the state's health secretary Tuesday as he continued to fill key posts in his administration. In addition to appointing former Del. Van T. Mitchell to head the Department...
  • 2014: An insurrection

    2014: An insurrection
    When we sat down a year ago to reflect on what happened in Maryland politics in 2013, we wrote that progressive politics were on the ascent — and so was the backlash to them. This year proved both observations to be true, but with the conclusion...
  • Marylander of the Year: Larry Hogan

    Marylander of the Year: Larry Hogan
    Around this time last year, the question of whether and when businessman Larry Hogan would enter the race for Maryland governor was of small interest beyond some hard-core Republican Party activists. Concocting a path for him to actually win was at that...
  • O'Malley vs. Ehrlich for president, and other predictions for 2015

    In "Back to the Future Part II," the popular science fiction comedy of 1989, Doc Brown, the verbose inventor played by Christopher Lloyd, and Marty McFly, played by Michael J. Fox, travel forward in time to try to keep Marty's future son from going to...
  • Record competition for stem cell grants means tough choices for state officials

    Record competition for stem cell grants means tough choices for state officials
    The competition for Maryland's stem cell research grants will be stiffer than ever as applications flood in next month, forcing officials to be more selective even as scientists worry that the state's fiscal problems and a new administration in...
  • Baltimore's 2014 in review

    Baltimore's 2014 in review
    If Baltimore kept a family album for every year of its life, the one for 2014 would be dominated by dazzling pictures of September's Star-Spangled Spectacular. The city never looked better than when it celebrated the 200th anniversary of the national...
  • In Md., deficits are nothing new

    In Md., deficits are nothing new
    "Somewhere along the way, as Maryland's revenue picture went from bad to worse, a scary term entered the Annapolis lexicon: the 'structural deficit.'" So said The Baltimore Sun on February 9, 2003 as then-Gov.-elect Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. proposed a plan...
  • Hogan appoints four more Cabinet members

    Hogan appoints four more Cabinet members
    Gov.-elect Larry Hogan added to his growing Cabinet Tuesday, nominating four men to posts in his new administration. Hogan picked two former Ehrlich advisers, his campaign treasurer and a career police officer to lead departments in his Republican...
  • Maryland politics: A 2015 primer

    Maryland politics: A 2015 primer
    Larry Hogan’s surprising victory will scramble Annapolis; here are some of the key questions about how divided government will work: Can Hogan budget differently? Gov.-elect Larry Hogan made slowing the growth of state spending and cutting taxes...
  • Hogan's pick for health chief says he'll avoid conflicts

    Hogan's pick for health chief says he'll avoid conflicts
    Van T. Mitchell, an Annapolis lobbyist who is Gov.-elect Larry Hogan's choice to serve as Maryland's health secretary, said Friday he will recuse himself from considering matters that involve his former clients. Mitchell is part of a lobbying firm that...