Tag: General Assembly
Data shows Maryland General Assembly is becoming m...
By Capital News Service | November 19, 2021 | News | 1 |
Surprise: Democrats propose more taxes as poll fin...
By Len Lazarick | February 25, 2020 | Commentary, Taxes | 5 |
Local officials urge lawmakers to balance transpor...
By Bryan Renbaum | February 12, 2020 | News | 0 |
Deschenaux to replace Aro as head of legislature...
By Len Lazarick | September 22, 2015 | General Assembly, News | 2 |
Racovar: Maryland pension confusion
By Maryland Reporter | August 11, 2015 | Commentary | 1 |
Hogan vetoes Democratic-backed congressional redistricting plan
by Bryan Renbaum | December 9, 2021 | Governor, News | 0 |
Gov. Larry Hogan Thursday vetoed congressional redistricting legislation favored by Democrats. Hogan took that action in the middle of an afternoon news conference at the State House in Annapolis.The veto comes less than a day after the Senate voted to send the legislation to his desk.Read More
Data shows Maryland General Assembly is becoming more representative of state
by Capital News Service | November 19, 2021 | News | 1 |
Capital News Service consolidated the American Community Survey’s race categories — excluding white, Black and Asian — to create an “other” category that is comparable to the Legislature’s “other” category. This consolidation includes people who identify as American Indian and Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander, and it makes up about 9 percent of Maryland’s population.Read More
Surprise: Democrats propose more taxes as poll finds Marylanders think they’re already too high
by Len Lazarick | February 25, 2020 | Commentary, Taxes | 5 |
Stupid me for not reading the fine print when legislative leaders said they were not going to raise tax rates.Read More
Local officials urge lawmakers to balance transportation spending statewide
by Bryan Renbaum | February 12, 2020 | News | 0 |
Howard County Executive Calvin Ball stressed his county’s need for expanded transit options. Anne Arundel County Executive Steuart Pittman said that the county’s annual budget includes $75 million for a “permanent public improvements fund” for transportation and that some of that money will go to mass transit, Pittman said local leaders must fight for the state funding their jurisdictions need.Read More
Bills would carve exemptions for teen ‘sexting’ in Maryland
by Capital News Service | February 7, 2020 | General Assembly | 1 |
Teens could be exempted from Maryland’s child pornography laws in certain cases if the General Assembly passes any one of four bills filed this session.Read More
Md. Lawmakers override several bills Hogan vetoed last year
by Capital News Service | January 30, 2020 | General Assembly | 0 |
Maryland lawmakers overrode Gov. Larry Hogan’s vetoes five times on Thursday, but gave up on three other bills, including one designed to make freight rail safer. A major economic development project played a role in that bill’s doom.Read More
Deschenaux to replace Aro as head of legislature’s nonpartisan staff
by Len Lazarick | September 22, 2015 | General Assembly, News | 2 |
The Department of Legislative Services, the legislature’s nonpartisan staff, will get new leadership and a reorganization next year as Executive Director Karl Aro retires, and Warren Deschenaux, director of policy analysis, takes his place. The move was announced late Monday afternoon by Senate President Mike Miller and House Speaker Michael Busch. With a staff of 384 and a budget of almost $48 million, Legislative Services performs most of the functions for the Maryland General AssemblyRead More
Racovar: Maryland pension confusion
by Maryland Reporter | August 11, 2015 | Commentary | 1 |
Welcome to the fuzzy world of actuarial pension and retirement funding. Depending on the statistics and the way they are manipulated, your retirement accounts may be in fine shape or in the toilet.Read More
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