Tag: Nancy Jacobs
Gov. Martin O’Malley gave his signature to unsung legislation that outlaws a surgical practice removing pet vocal chords, one that the bill’s advocates said is inhumane and often frustrating for the animal.Read More
In Monday’s debate between U.S. Rep. Dutch Ruppersberger and his Republican challenger for Maryland’s 2nd Congressional District, Sen. Nancy Jacobs, Ruppersberger questioned why the safe room in the Benghazi compound where U.S. Ambassador J. Christopher Stevens died of asphyxiation did not have an air supply.Read More
Congressional incumbents in Maryland are crushing their challengers in the crucial fundraising contest, except in the highly competitive 6th Congressional District, according to the latest campaign finance reports.Read More
Eighty-seven of the state’s 188 legislators earned an 100% from the Maryland League of Conservation Voters on their environment scorecard released Tuesday. More than 70% of this year’s A+ legislators represent constituents in Prince George’s and Montgomery Counties and Baltimore City — all large jurisdictions which elect no Republicans.Read More
State Republican Party Chairman Alex Mooney is now working part time on the staff of U.S. Rep. Roscoe Bartlett as community outreach director. “It’s part time because I’m staying on as party chairman,” said Mooney, who was elected to the unpaid party post last year. ||“Dump Dutch” or “Ditch Dutch” — Republican state Sen. Nancy Jacobs isn’t sure which is the better slogan for her campaign to unseat five-term Democratic incumbent U.S. Rep. Dutch Ruppersberger.Read More
The torrent of comment on the Supreme Court decision to uphold most of the Affordable Care Act fell predictably along party and ideological lines: Democrats and progressives were exulting; Republicans and conservatives were disgusted, except for the ruling that the individual mandate was a tax. It will take several days to digest the full implications, but here are lightly edited versions of over two dozen Maryland reactions.Read More
Second Congressional District candidate Larry Smith is calling on rival state Sen. Nancy Jacobs to apologize for going negative in the Republican primary campaign, despite a series of robocalls from Smith falsely stating Jacobs voted for “all” of Gov. Martin O’Malley’s budget bills, when she hadn’t.Read More
Republican lawmakers presented a bill to block public access to petitions in order to prevent intimidation and personal attacks on Thursday.Read More
Behind closed doors, members of the General Assembly’s Joint Committee on Legislative Ethics presumably spent an hour Thursday morning talking about Sen. Ulysses Currie. As the 12 committee members left the conference room where the morning meeting took place, however, they would not even confirm that much.Read More
With the filing deadline tomorrow at 9 p.m., state GOP Chairman Alex Mooney Tuesday morning is planning to announce whether he will challenge 10-term Republican Rep. Roscoe Bartlett, a man for whom he once worked on Capitol Hill.Read More
With the filing deadline for Congress a week away, two state Senate Republican leaders — David Brinkley and Nancy Jacobs — are poised to challenge incumbent congressmen, while the state GOP chairman remains unsure.Read More
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