Tag: Jim Rosapepe
Gov. Hogan orders return to in-person voting, with every precinct open.Read More
A consumer advocacy group is giving state lawmakers high scores for passing laws in the 2014 General Assembly session that raise the minimum wage and reduce the impact of foreclosures.
The Maryland Consumer Rights Coalition, a nonprofit whose mission includes advancing fairness and justice for consumers, also released four-year scores that depicted state lawmakers as generally favorable to consumer issues. Only nine of 47 senators and 46 of 141 delegates got four-year scores lower than 80%.Read More
Ratings on environmental policy for Maryland legislators slipped last year, despite passage of a major offshore wind energy bill championed by Gov. Martin O’Malley.
The Maryland League of Conservation Voters released its 2013 scorecard Monday, giving lawmakers an average score of 64% in the House of Delegates and 55% in the Senate. Those scores are down slightly from last year’s 69% in the House and 63% in the Senate.Read More
The Senate on Wednesday shot down a bill to compel the Public Service Commission to approve a $2 monthly surcharge for customers of Washington Gas Light that was rejected in November. The bill was reconsidered Wednesday after it was voted down 22-23 Tuesday, picking up another no vote in the second tally.Read More
Three Democratic candidates for governor and comptroller are having competing fundraisers today — Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown, Comptroller Peter Franchot and Sen. Jim Rosapepe — marking a hot season for raising money followed by the January freeze.Read More