He doesn’t have a magic hat or three Silver Stars but State Senator Bobby Zirkin has all the chops to..
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The Republican filibuster of the Senate version of O’Malley’s tax scheme failed by one vote. All Republicans held firm. They..
To review the bidding. Governor O’Malley proposed creating two new tax brackets (6% and 6.5%) which would generate about $162..
From Andy Zieminski of The Capital: A Senate committee gave preliminary approval Wednesday to a $200 million health care expansion,..
Politicians routinely say things that insult our and their intelligence. It goes with the territory. Just like the real estate..
As usual O’Malley Watch has the blow-by-blow account of overnight action in the General Assembly replete with backroom deals, illegal..
The Baltimore Sun: The Maryland Senate approved last night a referendum on slot machine gambling, moving the legislature one step..
The money grubbers at the Chesapeake Bay Foundation were defeated in their raid on our pocketbooks. It looks like a..
According to an AP story posted by the Baltimore Examiner and others: Sen. Delores Kelley, D-Baltimore County, first tried to..
Young Master Kujan still doesn’t understand the econ of this: Is it grounds to support a reactionary filibuster that could..
So reports the Baltimore Examiner’s Len Lazarick. This isn’t a surprise the non-comatose population of Maryland. We’ve known all along..
Look at these photos carefully. What do you see? The correct answer is new sources of sales tax revenue.
It’s now on YouTube:(Crossposted)
An inside source tells me that John Leopold sweet-talked the Anne Arundel County Delegation into getting a amendment to the..
Crossposted on Annapolis Politics STATEMENT FROM SEN. PIPKIN: DUE PROCESS HAS BEEN VIOLATED John Adams and Thomas Jefferson would agree..
Our colleague Mark Newgent posted a roundup of yesterday’s activities in Annapolis here. Without duplicating it, this is where we..
From the Baltimore Sun story entitled “Senators rebuff loophole closing.” As the Maryland General Assembly considered closing a loophole to..
That seems to be the gutsy position staked out by House Appropriations Committee Chairman Norman H. Conway (D-Wicomico). According to..
Plenty of news that you will not hear elsewhere awaits in the latest installment of the Conservative Refuge Podcast. You..
O’Malley Watch mentioned last week that the strong arm was being put on Democrats who were seen as being unreliable..
A few months ago we noted with some suprise that state senator George Della had signed onto the Americans for..
If there is a message in the goings on in Annapolis it would seem to be that Lady Margaret Thatcher..
So what happened last week? Not much. State Comptroller Peter Franchot appeared at an anti-slots rally to call them “evil.”..
That’s right folks, Del. Carolyn J. B. Howard (D-24) apparently is not satisfied with Gov. O’Malley’s proposed tax increases. She..