Tag: Jamie Raskin
Maryland Reporter’s Voters Guide for Congres...
By Len Lazarick | June 27, 2022 | Election | 0 |
State Roundup: Poll finds Marylanders support poli...
By Cynthia Prairie | October 12, 2020 | State Roundup | 0 |
Maryland lawmakers override 5 of Hogan’s vetoes; S...
By Capital News Service | January 21, 2016 | General Assembly, News | 7 |
Senators push for broader restrictions on police p...
By Maryland Reporter | January 19, 2016 | General Assembly, News | 0 |
Matthews tops Maryland’s 8th district race i...
By Capital News Service | October 15, 2015 | News | 2 |
Maryland Voters Guide: candidates for Congress
by Regina Holmes | September 14, 2022 | Election | 0 |
This is a voters guide for the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives. It includes links to the...Read More
Maryland Reporter’s Voters Guide for Congress
by Len Lazarick | June 27, 2022 | Election | 0 |
This is a voters guide for the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives. These candidates are also...Read More
State Roundup: Poll finds Marylanders support police, reallocating funds
by Cynthia Prairie | October 12, 2020 | State Roundup | 0 |
Ballot issue would give lawmakers more say on budget; poll finds Marylanders support police, reallocating funds.Read More
Maryland lawmakers override 5 of Hogan’s vetoes; Senate delays on felon voting rights
by Capital News Service | January 21, 2016 | General Assembly, News | 7 |
Despite impassioned speeches from Republicans, the Democrat-controlled Maryland Senate voted Thursday to override three of Gov. Larry Hogan’s vetoes from last session, and decided to postpone voting on a fourth.Read More
Senators push for broader restrictions on police power to seize assets
by Maryland Reporter | January 19, 2016 | General Assembly, News | 0 |
Three senators on the Judicial Proceedings Committee — Michael Hough, Jamie Raskin and Chairman Bobby Zirkin– are sponsoring a comprehensive new bill (SB161) to fundamentally reform how and when law enforcement can seize money and other assets from people suspected of crimes.Read More
Matthews tops Maryland’s 8th district race in fundraising
by Capital News Service | October 15, 2015 | News | 2 |
Former Marriott executive and news anchor Kathleen Matthews has pulled ahead in fundraising in the Democratic contest to fill Rep. Chris Van Hollen’s Montgomery County-based congressional seat. State Sen. Jamie Raskin was second, and Del. Kumar Barve was third.Read More
Police conduct, drug crime sentencing focus of General Assembly’s proposed reforms
by Capital News Service | April 23, 2015 | News | 3 |
The Maryland General Assembly responded in this year’s legislative session to public concern about police misconduct, drug crime, domestic violence and more.Read More
Fraud in state contracts is target for Frosh and False Claims Act
by Maryland Reporter | February 5, 2015 | General Assembly, News | 1 |
Attorney General Brian Frosh moved to broaden Maryland’s fight against fraud on Thursday, backing legislation that would include false claims against private contractors completing work for state and local governments in the Maryland False Claims Act. This bill would also empower employees to report fraud within the walls of their own company.Read More
Bill would ban school board members from running for higher office
by Maryland Reporter | March 27, 2014 | Education, General Assembly, News | 0 |
The Senate gave preliminary approval Thursday to a bill that would restrict members of the Anne Arundel Board of Education from running for public office during their five-year term, even if they resign early.
The bill generated an unusual battle over a local bill.Read More
‘Second chance’ bill shields some convictions from job screening
by Maryland Reporter | March 12, 2014 | General Assembly, News | 1 |
Two senators are championing a bill that would allow individuals to petition that their convictions for an array of nonviolent misdemeanor charges eligible be shielded from public scrutiny. Dubbed the Maryland Second Chance Act of 2014, the bill says that following a period of three to five years, depending on the crime, an individual could submit a petition to a court.Read More
Marijuana legislation could save millions or cost taxpayers more
by Len Lazarick | March 2, 2014 | General Assembly, News | 6 |
Two bills aiming to decriminalize or legalize marijuana heard in a Senate committee last week could potentially bring in millions in new revenue for the state, or could wind up costing taxpayers more than ever.
Proponents of the bills point to possible savings on jail time, courts and police, not to mention extra income from taxes on what is now illegal.Read More
Blue Moon: A blogger takes political plunge and runs for delegate
by Len Lazarick | August 28, 2013 | General Assembly, News | 1 |
David Moon, the man behind the Maryland Juice political blog in Montgomery County, made it sort of official Saturday on the back patio of his Takoma Park home. He’s running for the House of Delegates, with a formal announcement to come later. Moon has been a progressive activist, campaign manager and consultant, and helped elect folks such as Sen. Jamie Raskin, Montgomery County Council members Nancy Navarro, Valerie Ervin and Hans Riemer, and the District 18 Democratic slate. A few of these folks showed up at the event.Read More
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