Browsing the "Martin O’Malley" Tag

Blog: What happens when the camera goes off?

February 24th, 2011 | by Len Lazarick

About three-quarters of the way through Wednesday’s Board of Public Works meeting, a rainbow test pattern replaced Gov. Martin O’Malley, Treasurer Nancy Kopp and Comptroller Peter Franchot for the 27 people who were watching it broadcast on their computers


Eastern Shore legislators mount opposition to septic tank restrictions

February 15th, 2011 | by Len Lazarick

As far as some rural lawmakers are concerned, the proposed new limits on septic systems for homebuilding backed by Gov. Martin O’Malley and environmentalists are part of a “war on rural Maryland,” as a new website describes it. “This is about a power grab, this is not about the environment,” said Senate Republican Whip E.J. Pipkin, from the four Upper Shore Counties, who launched the fledgling website with Del. Michael Smigiel, R-Upper Shore


Crackdown on septic systems, power outages are among sparse news in governor’s speech

February 4th, 2011 | by Len Lazarick

Gov. Martin O’Malley’s pledge to crackdown on new septic systems was about the only real news in a State of the State address that comes as an anti-climax after his inaugural address, his budget roll-out and the introduction of his legislative agenda. The pledge drew immediate praise from environmentalists and protest from rural lawmakers


O’Malley, Brown using technology to interact with Marylanders during State of the State address

February 3rd, 2011 | by Len Lazarick

Gov. Martin O’Malley and Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown will be using the Internet to connect with Marylanders about today’s State of the State Address. O’Malley’s address at noon Thursday will be streamed live at O’Malley’s website. Additionally, O’Malley and Brown’s staffs will be answering questions and interacting through Twitter. And then at 4 p.m. Friday, Brown will be posting video responses to some popular questions on the state’s YouTube channel


O’Malley more popular than ever, poll says

January 25th, 2011 | by Len Lazarick

Gov. Martin O’Malley is more popular among Marylanders than he has ever been, according to a Gonzales Research poll released today. According to the poll, 58% of Marylanders approve of the job O’Malley is doing – up 10% from the most recent Gonzales poll in October


Blog: O’Malley walks the line

January 20th, 2011 | by Len Lazarick

As expected at his inaugural celebration Wednesday night in Baltimore’s 5th Regiment Armory, Martin O’Malley took the stage as his alter-ego, the leader of the O’Malley’s March band. Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake made a cameo appearance in a piece of mock persuasion to give the governor to pick up his guitar


Video: O’Malley-Brown inauguration

January 20th, 2011 | by Len Lazarick

MarylandReporter.com's Felicia Howard attended the inauguration of Gov. Martin O'Malley and Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown on Wednesday


Blog: Moving “forward” a dozen times

January 19th, 2011 | by Len Lazarick

Gov. Martin O’Malley used the word “forward” in his inaugural speech a dozen times. That number was of some interest to the State House press corps. WYPR reporter Joel McCord had created a pool in which reporters guessed the number of times the gov would use one of his most repeated words from the campaign. “We move Maryland forward, not backward,” the Democratic chief executive would proclaim on the campaign trail



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