Podcasts: Protesters demonstrate against tax hikes; Miller explains session, O’Donnell objects

Podcasts: Protesters demonstrate against tax hikes; Miller explains session, O’Donnell objects

Republicans at news conference in State House rotunda object to special session.

Republicans at news conference in State House rotunda object to special session.

Republicans at news conference in State House rotunda object to special session.

In this 3-minute podcast from Duane Keenan, hear from an angry Michelle Jefferson from We the People Carroll County. She came to Annapolis to protest the special session . “Shame on them for not doing the people’s work in the time frame that they had… They raise our taxes, we put less food on the table. Go in there and find me a skinny legislator.”

Senate President Mike Miller

Senate President Mike Miller

In a second 3-minute podcast, Duane Keenan talked to Senate President Mike Miller. He says, “It would have been nice if we could have got it done in the 90-day session.”  House Republican Leader Tony O’Donnell said, “There is no way that we should be here.”

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Len Lazarick

Len Lazarick was the founding editor and publisher of MarylandReporter.com and is currently the president of its nonprofit corporation and chairman of its board He was formerly the State House bureau chief of the daily Baltimore Examiner from its start in April 2006 to its demise in February 2009. He was a copy editor on the national desk of the Washington Post for eight years before that, and has spent decades covering Maryland politics and government.

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