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  • Currie kept Shoppers ties secret, according to former transportation secretary

    Currie kept Shoppers ties secret, according to former transportation secretary
    Maryland Sen. Ulysses S. Currie warned former Transportation Secretary Robert L. Flanagan in 2006 that he "would need friends in the Senate," then urged the embattled agency head to issue a $2 million grant for a pet project, Flanagan said in federal...
  • Currie slipped in Shoppers' legislation late, according to testimony

    Federal prosecutors suggested through witness testimony Thursday that state Sen. Ulysses Currie secured legislation for Shoppers Food & Pharmacy by slipping it in at the last minute during the 2005 General Assembly session, when it was less likely to...
  • Democrats oppose new congressional map

    A chorus of Democratic officials concerned about minority voters in the Washington suburbs said Tuesday that they oppose the new congressional districts proposed by Gov. Martin O'Malley's redistricting commission, setting up a key battle as the General...
  • U.S. drops part of case against Currie

    U.S. drops part of case against Currie
    Federal prosecutors have dropped nearly half of the bribery charges against state Sen. Ulysses Currie, chopping seven counts that were connected to an outdated legal theory. Currie, a Democrat, remains accused of accepting bribes from a grocery chain...
  • 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....
  • Currie report expected this afternoon

    A unanimousĀ ethics committee report in the case of Sen. Ulysses Currie is expected to be released this afternoon, Senate PresidentThomas V. Mike Miller said Thursday morning. Miller announced from the Senate podium that the report was still at the...
  • State Senate votes to censure Currie

    State Senate votes to censure Currie
    The Maryland Senate voted unanimously Friday to censure Sen. Ulysses Currie for numerous violations of ethics laws stemming from his failure to disclose that he was being paid by a grocery chain when he sought help for the company from state agencies....
  • Disgrace in the Senate

    Disgrace in the Senate
    In using his public office for private gain, Sen. Ulysses Currie disgraced the Maryland Senate. Today, in rendering its final judgment on that offense, the Senate has disgraced itself. The upper chamber of the Maryland General Assembly voted unanimously...
  • Disgrace upon disgrace in the Currie case

    The only bigger disgrace than the Maryland Senate failing to remove Sen. Ulysses Currie from his job was the Ethics Committee's prior hearing on the matter which recommended Mr. Currie's censure ("Disgrace in the Senate," Feb. 19). It was troubling to...
  • Currie will not be on Rules or Executive Nominations, Miller spokesman says

    A spokesman to Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller clarified this afternoon that Sen. Ulysses Currie is no longer serving on the Rules or Executive Nominations committees following a recommendation last month by the Joint Committee on Legislative...