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  • 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....
  • 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...
  • Maryland an ethics 'model,' professor says

    While many Marylanders might consider their state a hotbed of political corruption, a leading expert on state government told lawmakers Friday that the Free State is a "model" for other states in its ethical standards. Alan Rosenthal, a political science...
  • Currie case shows how Maryland's corrupt old boy network protects its own

    Apparently it is OK for Prince George's County Sen. Ulysses Currie to accept $250,000 from the grocery store chain Shoppers Food Warehouse, and nothing really happens to him if he fails to report it on his financial disclosure form. The FBI charged him...
  • State senator's future hangs in the balance at corruption trial

    As state Sen. Ulysses Currie faces trial this week on federal corruption charges, his lawyer is expected to argue before a jury that the legislator's work on behalf of a grocery chain in Annapolis didn't constitute an illegal bribe but merely an ethical...