Tag Archives: special session

Just Make It Up

This appears to be the motto of the O’Malley financial brain trust. We’ve seen them promise that the governor’s plan..

The Cracks Appear

Governor O’Malley’s “three legged stool” strategy to solve the state’s “structural deficit”, i.e., tax increases, spending cuts, and slots, is..


Them’s a lot of zeros, bubba. I meant to post on this earlier but got sidetracked. In light of the..

A Word from the Other Guy

Former Governor Bob Ehrlich responds to Martin O’Malley’s insistence that the guy who left office a year ago is to..

The Death of Irony

From the Baltimore Sun: Opening the special session that could define his four-year term, Gov. Martin O’Malley told Maryland lawmakers..

Today’s Public Hearings

10:00 a.m., Joint Hearing Room House Appropriations Committee, House Ways and Means Committee, Senate Budget and Taxation Committee, and the..

A message to Speaker Busch

After reading what Maryland House Speaker Michael Busch told the Washington Times, I dashed off a quick message to him:..

It starts tomorrow

Annapolis’ long-awaited version of budgetary Armageddon comes to town tomorrow. And let’s face it: other than the fact that taxpayers..

My Brain Hurts

I’d resolved yesterday to not waste anymore time writing about Governor O’Malley’s risky scheme, to coin a phrase, to add..

So how is this news?

The Baltimore Sun reports a “news” story that Governor O’Malley is proposing a new $500 million Medicare add-on in the..

One of them is wrong

State Comptroller Peter Franchot: Dear President Miller and Speaker Busch: As you know, Governor O’Malley has signed an Executive Order..

The Skids Are Greased

Mike Miller and Mike Busch are predicting that Governor O’Malley will get his tax package passed by the special session...

A Lack of Respect

In today’s Sun we get a glimpse at what will probably occur during the Oct 29 special session. Not much...

On the Money

A couple of weeks ago our beau ideal O’Malley Watch correctly predicted the date of the special legislative session Governor..

Special Session Announced

Today Governor Martin O’Malley used WAMU’s Kojo Nnamdi Show to announce that he will call a special session but will..

Game On

We’ve been told by sources that Governor O’Malley will announce he intends to call a special session of the state..

You’re On Your Own

That is the subtext of the message Governor O’Malley received from Senate President Mike Miller. “The governor’s going to have..