Tag: Maryland House of Delegates

Republican leaders ask attorney general to investigate changes in jobs report

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.

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After 48 years in Annapolis, Stone is hoping for another Senate term

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.

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King, Ali aggressively campaign for District 39 seat

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.

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Leaving the Legislature – Del. Ann Marie Doory

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.)

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