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.Read More
Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown made it official Friday, and announced he was running for governor at Prince George’s Community College. He was introduced by Congresswoman Donna Edwards and his wife Karmen. Here’s a five-minute video of Edwards’ introduction and Brown’s speech to a large crowd estimated at over 1,000.Read More
The already heated debate over new gun control measures heats up as Gov. Martin O’Malley’s proposed new restrictions moves to the Senate floor on Tuesday.
In this 12-minute video, MarylandReporter.com pits Del. Mike McDermott, a Lower Shore Republican and police officer who opposes new gun licensing rules, against Vinny DeMarco, a long-time advocate for more gun control who heads Marylanders to Prevent Gun Violence.Read More
In this 10-minute video, MarylandReporter.com’s Len Lazarick interviews independent U.S. Senate candidate Rob Sobhani about his pledge to bring in $5 billion in public-private partnerships for Maryland. He says the political parties “are bereft of ideas.”Read More
At a forum sponsored by Maryland Business for Responsive Government last week, four journalists wrap up the legislative session and look ahead to the prospects for a special session to resolve the budget mess. The panel included Andy Green of the Baltimore Sun, Kenneth Burns of WBAL and WNAV, Len Lazarick of MarylandReporter.com and John Rydell of Fox 45.Read More
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.”Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
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 taxRead More
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