Tag: Joe Getty
Hogan wants more openness, more names in filling l...
By Len Lazarick | January 15, 2015 | General Assembly, News | 14 |
Replacing legislators needs more openness and publ...
By Len Lazarick | January 6, 2015 | General Assembly, News | 11 |
Budget problems even bigger than expected, Hogan s...
By Len Lazarick | November 18, 2014 | News | 3 |
Hogan’s honeymoon with legislature is over, Senate GOP leader says, but House speaker disagrees
by Len Lazarick | December 13, 2015 | General Assembly, Governor | 0 |
“The honeymoon is over” at the State House, Senate Republican Leader J.B. Jennings told an audience of county officials Friday. “This session is not going to be the lovefest we had last year.” House Speaker Michael Busch, a Democrat, disagreed with Jennings assessment that there won’t be another love fest. “I don’t know why not,” Busch said. “Hopefully we’ll be able to work together with the governor to come up with the best solutions for the people of Maryland.”Read More
Hogan wants more openness, more names in filling legislative seats
by Len Lazarick | January 15, 2015 | General Assembly, News | 14 |
In filling the three legislative vacancies he has created in building his new administration, Gov.-elect Larry Hogan said he’d like to see a more open nominating process used by the Republican central committees and more candidate names for him to fill the seats. Hogan told reporters: “We’d like to encourage them to make the process more transparent.”Read More
Replacing legislators needs more openness and public participation
by Len Lazarick | January 6, 2015 | General Assembly, News | 11 |
Carroll County Sen. Joe Getty got reelected by 37,000 people in a very open public process. Now that he is taking a job in the Hogan administration, his replacement should be chosen in a very open public process, not behind closed doors.Read More
Budget problems even bigger than expected, Hogan says; more of transition team announced
by Len Lazarick | November 18, 2014 | News | 3 |
Confronted with projections of state deficits far into the future, incoming Gov.-Elect Larry Hogan admitted Monday “quite frankly even I am surprised at the magnitude of the problem, and the task ahead of us is vast.”
Last Wednesday, the legislature’s budget analysts told lawmakers that there was already a $300 million deficit in the current budget, and another $600 million shortfall in fiscal 2016.
“The problem seems even greater than we expected it to be,” Hogan told reporters as he announced new members of his transition team.Read More
State employees making $100K jumped 20% to 6,847 last year
by Maryland Reporter | May 13, 2014 | Governor, News | 0 |
The number of state employees making over $100,000 jumped dramatically to 6,847 in 2013 due to an across-the-board 2% cost-of-living raise, MarylandReporter.com’s fourth annual analysis of state salaries found. Numerically, this represented a 1,184 increase from 2012, a 20% rise in the number of state and university employees making six figures.Read More
Minimum wage hike to $10.10 passes Senate; House must approve changes
by Maryland Reporter | April 5, 2014 | General Assembly, News | 0 |
The Senate voted 34-13 on Saturday to gradually increase the minimum wage to $10.10 over the next four years. The measure, HB295, now returns to the House of Delegates for action on substantial changes made by the Senate Finance Committee on the exemptions.Read More
$10.10 minimum wage gets preliminary OK in Senate
by Maryland Reporter | April 4, 2014 | General Assembly, News | 0 |
A bill to hike the state’s minimum wage $10.10 has reached its final hurdles after a flurry of attempts from lawmakers Friday to amend the already fragile legislation.
The Senate gave preliminary approval to the legislation, HB295, a chief priority of Gov. Martin O’Malley, that would boost Maryland’s minimum wage to $10.10 by 2018.Read More
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