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Hogan to fill 3 Assembly vacancies

January 28th, 2015 | by Len Lazarick

Gov. Larry Hogan told Wednesday morning that he expected to have a meeting later in the day to discuss appointments, including the filling of three vacancies in the legislature he caused by naming two senators and a delegate to posts within his administration.

Hogans, Rutherfords pack it in

January 25th, 2015 | by Len Lazarick

Gov. Larry Hogan donned a hair net for the final inaugural event where he and his wife Yumi, Lt. Gov. Boyd Rutherford and his wife Monica, other politicos and average citizens packed macaroni and cheese packs for the Maryland Food Bank

O’Malley’s final BPW meeting — smiles, applause and budget cuts

January 8th, 2015 | by Len Lazarick

Twice a month for eight years, Gov. Martin O'Malley has presided over the Board of Public Works. Its three members all describe it as a unique institution in American state government where three independently elected state officials get to review every major government contract and purchase, from health insurance and prison food service to university dorms and wetland permits. Wednesday was O'Malley's last session as governor, and at Comptroller Peter Franchot's suggestion, the audience gave O'Malley a standing ovation.

2015 State House Birthday Calendar includes all 58 new delegates, 11 new senators

December 16th, 2014 | by Len Lazarick

Get the new 2015 Maryland State House Birthday Calendar produced by the staff of It includes the birthdays of all 188 members of the incoming Maryland General Assembly — including all 58 newly elected members of the House of Delegates and 11 newly elected senators. There are also the birthdays of all statewide elected officials and Maryland members of Congress

Poster of incoming legislators

December 10th, 2014 | by Len Lazarick

A number of readers found the poster of the incoming legislators posted last week helpful. Depending on your device, if you double click on the image it should appear in a viewing application allowing you to zoom in to a size large enough to read the names and see the individual photos.

Hogans tour Government House with O’Malleys

December 8th, 2014 | by Len Lazarick

Saturday was another big day for Gov.-elect Larry Hogan after his 7-hour visit to the White House Friday. He and his wife Yumi got a tour of Government House from Gov. Martin O'Malley and his wife, Judge Catherine Curran (Katie) O'Malley, and before that he spoke to the Maryland Republican Party's convention meeting at the Turf Valley Resort in Ellicott City

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