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  • 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...
  • Ethical backsliding

    Ethical backsliding
    Perhaps the only welcome consequence of state Sen. Ulysses Currie's disgrace and censure over his apparent use of his public office for private gain was Senate PresidentThomas V. Mike Miller's creation of a special work group on ethics. The bipartisan...
  • Counties bristle as Assembly proposals seek to expand state power

    As the General Assembly session rushes to a close, many conservative lawmakers and local officials are battling to halt a series of bills, large and small, that they say would shift decision-making power from counties to the red brick buildings of...