Tag: Kelly Schulz
This year saw COVID-19 restrictions being lifted at the state level and later being reimposed in several local jurisdictions in response to rising hospitalization and positivity rates.Read More
Gansler emphasized that he has proven progressive bonafides, such as having been an early supporter of same-sex marriage and having embraced police reform before it was fashionable. However, Gansler noted that the nomination does not always go to the candidate who is most ideologically pure.Read More
Schulz’s opposition to vaccine mandates seemingly conforms with standard Republican orthodoxy but is in stark contrast with that of several of the nine Democrats running for governor.Read More
Can a long-shot candidate win the Democratic nomination for governor?
Five of them are hoping to pull an upset over more well-known candidates such as Comptroller Peter Franchot, former Prince George’s County Executive Rushern Baker, and former state Attorney General Doug Gansler.
Former state attorney general and Democratic gubernatorial candidate Doug Gansler said Thursday that he opposes efforts to defund the police because doing so would have a negative impact on public safety in some of Maryland’s most vulnerable communities.Read More
Several of Maryland’s Republican lawmakers said that they would back state Commerce Secretary Kelly Schulz’s campaign for governor in a prospective primary contest between Schulz and former Lt. Gov. and former Republican National Committee (RNC) chairman Michael Steele.Read More
Buckel: Republicans need to do a ‘better job’ of communicating to voters in the Baltimore-D.C. metro area
Newly-elected House Minority Leader Jason Buckel (R-Allegany) said Republicans “need to do a better job” of communicating their party’s message on key issues to voters in the predominantly Democratic Baltimore-Washington, D.C. metropolitan area if they are to remain competitive in statewide elections.Read More
Maryland’s lawmakers on both sides of the political aisle offered praise for state Commerce Secretary Kelly Schulz following her Wednesday morning announced that she is running for governor in 2022.Read More
The government emphasized that he did not issue a “shelter-in-place” directive and is not forcing Marylanders to stay home.Read More
Bipartisan support for Maryland’s business community was on full display Wednesday in Annapolis at a conference hosted by the Maryland Chamber of Commerce where lawmakers and members of the Hogan administration touted plans to make the state more business-friendly.Read More
Hogan administration commits to get more jobs for ex-offenders to keep them from returning to prison
The Hogan administration is jumping with both feet into efforts to reduce the prison population and make re-entry of ex-convicts into society easier by getting them jobs. Simultaneously with a release from Gov. Larry Hogan, Lt. Gov. Boyd Rutherford announced the formation of a new task force to review the legal barriers that people with a criminal record face when re-entering the community after time in prison.Read More
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
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