Tag: Maryland House of Delegates
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
The Republican leaders of the Maryland Senate and House of Delegates have asked Democratic Attorney General Doug Gansler to investigate the upbeat changes made to the analysis of an July jobs report posted on the state Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation’s website in August.
The changes in the online posting switched from a downbeat assessment of the July jobs numbers — showing an increase of 500 jobs, but 1,300 new unemployment claims — to a more optimistic one in line with Gov. Martin O’Malley’s emphasis on how many jobs have been created.Read More
In 1960, Norman Stone was so inspired by a young politician named John F. Kennedy that he worked on Kennedy’s campaign. In 1962, when a judge ruled that Maryland needed more members of the House of Delegates to accurately represent the people of the state, Stone threw his hat in the ring to fill one of the new seats.
The Dundalk Democrat from District 6 has been in Annapolis ever since – nearly a half century — and is the longest serving member of the legislature.Read More
In 2006, two-term Del. Nancy King and newcomer Saqib Ali were on the Democratic Party’s ticket for the three seats in the House of Delegates for Montgomery County District 39.
Four years later, the two Democrats are meeting again at the polls, but this time Ali is trying to knock King out of the Senate seat she was appointed to — and Ali thought he should have.Read More
Ann Marie Doory’s daughter Beth was just a year-and-a-half old when Doory was sworn in to the House of Delegates in 1987. Now, as Doory leaves the legislature to accept the governor’s appointment to the Board of Contract Appeals, Beth has just graduated from law school at the University of Baltimore.
She’s joining the family trade, if you will. Her dad, Robert, is a lawyer and Ann Marie is a member of the bar as well. (Uncle Timothy is a Circuit Court judge.)Read More
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