Tag: Don Dwyer
Today’s story talks to local sheriffs who oppose restrictions on Second Amendment rights. The article leads with Wicomico County, Md. Sheriff Michael Lewis and includes a strong video of Sheriff Lewis’s view of guns on the Eastern Shore. There are also comments from Sen. Brian Frosh, the Democratic nominee for attorney general.Read More
The intensely debated gas tax hike electrified the house floor on Friday moving many delegates to speak who “hadn’t planned on standing up.” The two hour debate, culminated in a hotly disputed vote, ultimately passing 76 votes to 63.
HB 1515 raises Maryland’s gas tax by at least 10 cents per gallon or more over the next two years, indexing it to inflation, with aims to fund mass transit projects and highway improvements.Read More
Two bills that drew crowds to Annapolis have been killed in committee. The two bills, the Septic Bill and the Liberty Preservation Act of 2013, would have had wide implications in planning and law enforcement policy, respectively.Read More
The Maryland Liberty Preservation Act of 2013, which prohibits state officers from detaining an American indefinitely and without due process, got the support of Marylanders opposed to action recently legalized in the National Defense Authorization Act.Read More
Opponents of same-sex marriage are circulating a video of Attorney General Doug Gansler addressing a Equality Maryland event five months ago, suggesting that it “reveals great reason for suspicion regarding the referendum process” likely to occur if the law passes.In the video, Gansler says that even if the same-sex marriage law is enacted, and then voters reject it, new judges appointed by Gov. Martin O’Malley will ultimately rule Maryland’s one man-one woman marriage law unconstitutional.Read More
Leave it to the old football coach, House Speaker Michael Busch, to pull an end run on Del. Don Dwyer’s attempt to impeach Attorney General Doug Gansler as Busch handed off the ball to the Judiciary Committee. The panel killed it within hours, after some more drama from Dwyer.Read More
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