Tag Archives: budget

Special Session Flimflam

The Baltimore Sun makes a great point today. The prospective special legislative session that Governor O’Malley, Senate President Mike Miller,..
Three Neros

Three Neros

Right now Governor O’Malley and Senate President Mike Miller are pushing for a special legislative session this autumn to address..

One Missing

The Sun’s Andrew Green had a Cliff Notes version of the deficit problem in today’s paper. Which also includes this..

Budgeting Made Easy

Despite the Marxist tendencies of a handful of “progressive” state senators, the light is beginning to dawn over even the..

The Free Lunch Budget

David Lublin at Maryland Politics Watch posts a letter from fourteen “progressive” (i.e. far left) state senators to Governor O’Malley..

You mean, we can cut from this?

Good news. The liberal blogosphere has discovered the concept of budget cutting. I don’t necessarily agree with Lublin’s premise that..

Piled High and Deep

Tom Schaller proved once again in this morning’s Sun that just because you have a PhD in Political Science doesn’t..

He Is?

Stateline has a, well, interesting take on Governor O’Malley’s current situation: Gov. Martin O’Malley signed the nation’s first statewide “living..

Courage of Convictions

Yesterday I received a blast email from the Maryland GOP proclaiming House Republicans Offer Fiscally Responsible Budget Plan With No..

Here Come the Slots

I am agnostic on the subject of slots. They are, in my view, like most other human activities a null..

Basic Economics

Republican Delegate LeRoy Myers has taken on some tough issues in the past but over the weekend he penned an..

What’s the Downside?

(Crossposted) Is this supposed to be a bad thing? Maryland House Speaker Michael Busch says lawmakers may cut 1,000 state..

Hoodoo Economics

Governor O’Malley, in his effort to lay the predicate for a whopping raid on taxpayers’s wallets, has begun touting the..

TANSTAAFL

Mark Kilmer of the Maryland Public Policy Institute writing in the Baltimore Sun notes that the O’Malley administration may have..

The “Unfairness” Card

And so it goes. Instead of looking for legitimate cuts to close the looming budget gap, the O’Malley administration is..

Unclear on the Concept

One of my favorite cartoonists is Joe Martin’s Mr. Boffo, his omnipresent, hapless, everyman who is often featured as “unclear..

Perplexed?

Just below we wrote about the blatant and shameless attempt by the Maryland Association of Counties(MACO) to lobby for a..

Budget Cuts Pass

Governor O’Malley won a victory yesterday: The Board of Public Works unanimously approved Gov. Martin O’Malley’s proposed budget cuts Wednesday..

Big Surprise

The American Federation of State, County, and Municipal, Employees is unimpressed by Governor O’Malley’s plan to include them in his..