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  • 2011: A re-wind

    2011: A re-wind
    Fast cars zipped around downtown Baltimore streets and, it turns out, the race promoters' financial messes. A robocall that urged voters to relax and stay home led jurors to a vote of their own: guilty of election fraud. We bade farewell to an iconic...
  • Ex-judge Murphy to represent Currie in ethics proceedings

    Judge Joseph F. Murphy Jr., who retired from Maryland's highest court last fall, has agreed to represent Sen. Ulysses Currie in an ethics inquiry expected to get under way in the General Assembly later this month. Currie, a Prince George's County...
  • Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Thursday

    Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Thursday
    WEATHER Today's forecast calls for mostly sunny skies and a high temperature around 43 degrees. It is expected to be partly cloudy with a low temperature around 35 degrees tonight. TRAFFIC Here are today's morning traffic issues. FROM LAST NIGHT......
  • Senator Currie to face ethics inquiry in Annapolis

    When Maryland legislators return to Annapolis next week for their annual 90-day legislative session, one of their first tasks will be to decide what to do about Sen. Ulysses Currie's admitted ethical lapses that helped land him in federal court on bribery...
  • O'Malley floats sales tax increase

    O'Malley floats sales tax increase
    Gov. Martin O'Malley on Wednesday floated the idea of adding one cent to the sales tax to address Maryland's budget problems, saying the money would give the state "flexibility" to pay for programs and to borrow more for road projects. "If I had my...
  • Getting serious about ethics

    Getting serious about ethics
    When the Maryland Senate came into session this morning, Sen. Ulysses Currie was seated in the front row — but a crucial 10 feet to the right of his former perch, the desk he was for years afforded as chairman of the Budget and Taxation Committee....
  • 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...
  • Ethics panel meets in closed session; no word on Currie

    The Joint Committee on Legislative Ethics, which has on its plate the case of whether to discipline Sen. Ulysses Currie, met in closed session for about a hour Tesday but there was no word on what it will do about the Prince George's County Democrat....
  • Bills seek to keep guilty pols from getting paychecks, pensions

    A Baltimore mayor and a Prince George's County councilwoman lingered in office for weeks after being found guilty of serious charges. A former Prince George's County executive is heading to prison but gets to keep a pension worth more than $50,000 a year....
  • Closing Baltimore's ethics loopholes

    Closing Baltimore's ethics loopholes
    Disclosure of possible conflicts of interest is crucial to maintaining public trust in government and in ensuring that elected officials maintain the highest standards of conduct. But Baltimore has managed to render something so important a near total...
  • Ethics committee recommends Currie be censured

    Ethics committee recommends Currie be censured
    The General Assembly's joint ethics committee has recommended unanimously that the Senate censure Sen. Ulysses Currie, once a powerful committee chairman, for failing to disclose that he was being paid to represent a grocery chain before state agencies....