Tag: Jill Carter
Gansler: A guilty Chauvin verdict would likely be ...
By Bryan Renbaum | April 20, 2021 | News | 0 |
Senate committee gears up for possible fight over ...
By Bryan Renbaum | September 21, 2020 | General Assembly, News | 0 |
State Roundup: With state budget in black, Francho...
By Cynthia Prairie | September 10, 2020 | State Roundup | 0 |
State Roundup: Postal Service reverses on cutbacks...
By Cynthia Prairie | August 19, 2020 | State Roundup | 0 |
Gansler calls for an independent review of Marylan...
By Bryan Renbaum | June 8, 2020 | General Assembly | 0 |
8 state senators get free rides to reelection, with no opponents in primary or fall
by Len Lazarick | May 8, 2022 | Election | 0 |
For the second four-year election cycle in a row, Howard County Sen. Guy Guzzone, one of the most powerful legislators in Annapolis as chair of the Budget and Taxation Committee, has no opponent in the Democratic primary and no Republican challenger in the fall.Read More
Gansler: A guilty Chauvin verdict would likely be sustained upon appeal
by Bryan Renbaum | April 20, 2021 | News | 0 |
Former Maryland Attorney General Doug Gansler said Tuesday that if the former Minneapolis police charged in the killing of George Floyd is convicted on murder and manslaughter charges that those convictions would likely be sustained by a higher court upon appeal.Read More
Senate committee gears up for possible fight over police accountability bills
by Bryan Renbaum | September 21, 2020 | General Assembly, News | 0 |
Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee Chair Will Smith (D-Montgomery) is moving forward with a series of hearings on bills aimed at addressing police misconduct that Republicans claim would hinder law enforcement at a time of near-unprecedented violence in Baltimore City.Read More
State Roundup: With state budget in black, Franchot urges immediate aid for small businesses
by Cynthia Prairie | September 10, 2020 | State Roundup | 0 |
With state budget in black, Franchot urges immediate aid for small businesses.Read More
State Roundup: Postal Service reverses on cutbacks; ballots not printed till Sept.
by Cynthia Prairie | August 19, 2020 | State Roundup | 0 |
Sen. Carter calls for Medicare for All to help minorities hit hard by Covid.Read More
Gansler calls for an independent review of Maryland’s police departments
by Bryan Renbaum | June 8, 2020 | General Assembly | 0 |
Former Maryland Attorney General Doug Gansler said every police department in the state should undergo an independent review of its policies and procedures.Read More
Glendening praises Hogan’s response to COVID-19
by Bryan Renbaum | March 20, 2020 | News | 0 |
Sen. Jill Carter (D-Baltimore City) also praised Hogan’s leadership as well as all of the top political leaders in Maryland, but she said the state’s response to the coronavirus has not been perfect.Read More
State Roundup: House OKs school funds
by Cynthia Prairie | February 17, 2020 | State Roundup | 0 |
Maryland House OKs $2.2 billion school repair, construction bill to ease crowding, replace old buildings; four committees to hear Kirwan education recommendations today; bill would enable people targeted by false police calls to sue the callers for damages; opioid chief Schuh defends expenditures after critical audit; half of Gov. Hogan’s “Green Bag” appointments go to women; new Redskins stadium may just replace the old one; state, local solution sought to hemp farm stench; and attorneys for Catherine Pugh cite distress, economic loss in seeking 366-day sentence for Baltimore’s former mayor.Read More
Sen. Carter says there is no ‘public utility’ to locking up Pugh
by Bryan Renbaum | February 14, 2020 | News | 4 |
A day after federal prosecutors called for sending former Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh to prison for nearly five years, state Sen. Jill Carter, D-Baltimore City, said she does not believe there is any “public utility” to locking up the disgraced politician. Pugh’s attorneys echoed that sentiment, asking for a sentence of one year and one day in a sentencing memorandum filed with the federal court on Friday, according to the Baltimore Sun.Read More
Sen. Carter says progressive grassroots support could help her win Cummings’ seat, despite Mfume’s win
by Bryan Renbaum | February 10, 2020 | Election | 0 |
Sen. Jill Carter, D-Baltimore City, came in third place in last week’s Democratic special congressional primary but she said progressive grassroots support may be enough to put her over the top in her quest to succeed late Rep. Elijah Cummings.Read More
State Roundup, February 5, 2020
by Cynthia Prairie | February 5, 2020 | State Roundup | 0 |
Kweisi Mfume wins Democratic primary while Kimberly Klacik takes Republican race for chance to finish the late U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings’ term in Congress; who are the candidates?; it may be confusing but there is still another primary in April, for a full term in Congress; Mfume overwhelmed a large Democratic field; in the meantime, House and Senate Democratic leaders in Annapolis announced a broad legislative package aimed at reducing violent crime; even as Gov. Hogan lambasts mandated spending, he does add to it; lawmakers question redundancy of Hogan’s school accountability plan; House passes bill requiring background checks for private sales of long guns; as Redskins sports betting at new stadium, they vow to hire minority vendor; and President Trump honors Maryland Tuskegee Airman with promotion to brigadier general.Read More
State Roundup, February 4, 2020
by Cynthia Prairie | February 4, 2020 | State Roundup | 0 |
Voters in the 7th Congressional District head to the polls today to nominate a candidate to replace the late Elijah Cummings; in expected low turnout, ‘super voters’ are targeted; panel postpones appointments to UMMS board of directors until audit is complete; Gov. Hogan speaks with city leaders on crime, violence and squeegee kids; Hogan pushes back against bill to use education funds for Pimlico revitalization; Senate panel OKs two Hogan picks to lead Transportation, Corrections; Montgomery House delegation cuts proposed salary hike for local school board members by $50,000; prez candidate Michael Bloomberg taps Maryland campaign team; and mayor of Thurmont, widow of slain Capital Gazette reporter to attend President Trump’s State of the Union address.Read More
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