| Jan 11, 2012
| 2:42 PM
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....
| Jan 12, 2012
| 7:51 PM
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...
| Oct 12, 2012
| 9:50 AM
Another Maryland politician has broken the law and is, nonetheless, trying to hold on to elected office. Del. Tiffany Alston this week agreed to a plea deal that allowed her to avoid trial on charges that she misused money from her campaign funds to pay...
| May 3, 2012
| 5:00 PM
A legislative ethics committee has reprimanded state Sen.Robert J. Garagiolafor violating a financial disclosure statute by not declaring outside income for six years.
However, the Maryland General Assembly’s Joint Committee on Legislative Ethics...
| May 24, 2012
| 9:46 AM
For the past three years, Maryland has experienced an unprecedented crime wave of political corruption. The only comparable period in memory would be the 1970s, when a governor was jailed and a sitting U.S. vice president (who had served as governor and...
| Jun 8, 2012
| 6:40 PM
Maryland U.S. AttorneyRod J. Rosensteinwas one of two federal prosecutors appointed by Attorney Gen. Eric H. Holder Jr. on Friday to lead criminal investigations into recent leaks of U.S. classified intelligence information.
The appointment, which...
| Jan 31, 2012
| 9:28 AM
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....
| Feb 12, 2012
| 1:29 PM
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....
| Feb 14, 2012
| 12:06 PM
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...
| Feb 16, 2012
| 5:05 PM
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....
| Feb 16, 2012
| 7:52 AM
A unanimous 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...
| Feb 17, 2012
| 3:17 PM
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....