The strawberries won’t grow anymore on Steve Mason’s Kent Island farm after Hurricane Isabel. In this video, he talks about the impact of higher water and more severe storms on his father’s dream.
Before bill signing, Gov. Martin O’Malley called the cuts to education “really a damn shame.” Senate President Mike Miller says “the issue is a lack of trust.”
The Republican candidates for the seat in the redrawn 6th Congressional District took part in a two-hour debate Sunday sponsored by AARP Maryland and MarylandReporter.com. The candidates got to introduce themselves and answer questions on seven different topics.
The Democratic candidates for the seat in the redrawn 6th Congressional District took part in a two-hour debate Sunday sponsored by AARP Maryland and MarylandReporter.com. The candidates answered questions on 12 different topics.
Sen. Roger Manno has proposed an income tax hike that is the focus of the Senate’s budget balancing plan. “At the end of the day, we have to find the right balance between cuts and revenues, and the right types of revenues that resonate well with the folks who pay the bills,” said Manno, D-Montgomery, in this video.
In this video, Del. Jon Cardin, chairman of the election law subcommittee in the House, and Del. Kathy Afzali debate her bill on voter identification and his proposal on validating signatures in petition drives.
Comptroller Peter Franchot says any increase in the gas tax will have “a direct negative impact on Maryland’s very feeble economy.” In this video he talks about his relations with Gov. Martin O’Malley and what has turned him into a fiscal conservative.
Joel McCord of WYPR, Len Lazarick of MarylandReporter.com and Bryan Sears of Patch.com discuss the prospects for Gov. Martin O’Malley’s ambitious legislative program — same-sex marriage, gas tax, income tax, flush tax, Internet tax
Delegate Heather Mizeur supports marriage rights for same-sex couples and Delegate Cathy Vitale gives the argument against the proposal in this discussion with Len Lazarick of MarylandReporter.com.
MarylandReporter.com editor and publisher Len Lazarick talks about Gov. Martin O’Malley’s 2013 budget proposal with state Sen. David Brinkley, the ranking minority member on the Senate Budget and Taxation Committee and Neil Bergsman, director of the Maryland Budget and Tax Policy Institute.
Sen. Jamie Raskin, chairman of a new Special Committee on Ethics Reform, talks about ethics issues with Len Lazarick of MarylandReporter.com.