A Republican attempt to force legislators to vote on their own pay raise was defeated in the House of Delegates Tuesday, with Democrats overwhelmingly rejecting the move.Read More
Tag: Cathy Vitale
The House of Delegates approved its version of Gov. Martin O’Malley’s $38.7 billion budget Thursday by a vote of 100-38, but not before Republicans got in some licks about high taxes, Common Core and the lack of a vote on their own pay raises.Read More
As the longest serving speaker in Maryland history, he shares immense power with the governor. He is also a hometown family man who lives in a modest house on McKendree Avenue in the Homewood section of Annapolis and knows thousands of residents of the capital city from a quarter-century of knocking on their doors in election campaigns. (This feature profile of House Speaker Michael Busch by Len Lazarick is running in the May issue of the regional magazines What’s Up Annapolis and What’s Up Eastern Shore.)Read More
Since the new district maps to elect members of Congress and the legislature have sparked anger and lawsuits, many throughout the state have questioned the way that the lines are drawn, especially after the legislative redistricting plan quietly became law without hearings in the General Assembly. Several overhaul plans have been proposed, but none are likely to pass.Read More
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.Read More
For the second time in two weeks I got “dis-invited” to a fundraiser for a local candidate that featured Republican National Committee Chairman Michael Steele. Boo hoo.Read More
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