Tag: Rob Garagiola
Rob Garagiola’s Robin Ficker problem
By Len Lazarick | November 2, 2011 | Annapolitics Blog, News, Taxes | 0 |
Robey named Md. Senate majority leader
by Len Lazarick | October 23, 2013 | Annapolitics Blog, General Assembly, News | 0 |
Democratic Senate President Mike Miller announced Wednesday night that Howard County Sen. Jim Robey will become majority leader of the Senate for Robey’s final year. He replaces Sen. Rob Garagiola who resigned in August.
In the surprise announcement at a fundraiser for the man running to succeed Robey in District 13 — Del. Guy Guzzone — Miller also said that Guzzone would fill Robey’s seat on the Senate Budget and Taxation Committee in 2015.Read More
Senate Finance Committee kills $3 hike in minimum wage
by Len Lazarick | March 21, 2013 | News | 2 |
A bill to raise Maryland’s minimum wage to $10 an hour died in the Senate Finance Committee on Wednesday. It was defeated in an 8-3 vote with several senators explaining that they opposed the legislation in spite of their sympathy for low-wage workers because the timing was not right for a wage increase.Read More
Minimum wage hike would boost economy or destroy jobs, friends and foes say
by Len Lazarick | March 10, 2013 | News | 3 |
An initiative to raise minimum wage to $10 an hour in two years promises to be among the most controversial economic issues debated at the Maryland General Assembly this year. Sponsored by Sen. Rob Garagiola, D-Montgomery, and Del. Aisha Braveboy, D-Prince George’s, the initiative would reshape the state’s job market for low income workers.Read More
Economist backs lower Md. corporate tax, and some legislators agree
by Len Lazarick | November 11, 2012 | News, Taxes | 2 |
In the midst of America’s fiscal crisis, economist Anirban Basu told members of Maryland’s Chamber of Commerce that it is imperative for the state to lower corporate income tax to create better opportunity to attract capital investment to offset the impact of decreased federal spending.Read More
Gambling win gives Senate president the ‘sine die’ he expected 4 months ago
by Len Lazarick | August 15, 2012 | News | 6 |
By the bare minimum of 71 votes, the House of Delegates Monday night gave Senate President Mike Miller the kind of “sine die” adjournment he had expected April 9: The delegates passed a bill asking voters in November to approve table games and a sixth gambling casino in Prince George’s County.Read More
Delaney out raised Bartlett in 6th District 2-to-1, but starts out even for the general; FEC questions Bartlett’s filings
by Len Lazarick | June 7, 2012 | News | 1 |
Even without the $1.7 million Democratic congressional candidate John Delaney loaned himself to defeat party establishment favorite Rob Garagiola, Delaney managed to raise twice as much money during the primary election as Republican incumbent Rep. Roscoe Bartlett, now his general election opponent.
But heading into the fall campaign, both candidates started with about $300,000 cash on hand. And Delaney’s campaign says the wealthy commercial banker from Potomac will not be financing himself, as he did for much his primary expenses.Read More
Bartlett and Delaney win by double digits in 6th District race
by Len Lazarick | April 4, 2012 | News | 3 |
Political newcomer John Delaney pummeled Democratic favorite state Senate Majority Leader Rob Garagiola in the 6th Congressional District Democratic primary 54% to 29%. Delaney now advances to the general election where he will square off with Republican primary winner, 10-term Congressman Roscoe Bartlett.Read More
Bartlett supporters attack Brinkley over marital problems
by Len Lazarick | April 1, 2012 | News | 1 |
After weeks of a relatively subdued campaign, a group allegedly aligned with 10-term Republican Roscoe Bartlett sent a bombshell of an email on Saturday to registered Republicans in Montgomery County’s newly drawn 6th Congressional District attacking Sen. David Brinkley.Read More
Full video coverage: 6th District Democrats questioned on a dozen topics
by Len Lazarick | March 27, 2012 | News, Videos | 1 |
The Democratic candidates for the seat in the redrawn 6th Congressional District took part in a two-hour debate Sunday sponsored by AARP Maryland and MarylandReporter.com. The candidates answered questions on 12 different topics.Read More
Pooran campaign sees positive polling numbers, candidate donates $200K to campaign
by Len Lazarick | March 22, 2012 | News | 0 |
Dr. Milad Pooran, the candidate who views himself as the real progressive in the 6th Congressional District Democratic primary, is putting $200,000 of his own money into his campaign, with only 11 days remaining till the primary.
Favorable data from a poll conducted for the Pooran campaign by Public Policy Polling last week triggered the decision, said Pooran Campaign Manager Walter Ludwig.Read More
6th District Democratic primary is long on negative ads and releases, but short on issues
by Len Lazarick | March 13, 2012 | News | 4 |
Sixth Congressional District candidate John Delaney racked up another high profile endorsement Tuesday from Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot, while Rob Garagiola collected his latest union endorsement from the United Auto Workers. Yet the race that’s been bolstered with regular negative attacks from both sides remains largely silent on policy differences between the candidates.Read More
Garagiola says he failed to disclose income for six years
by Len Lazarick | February 26, 2012 | General Assembly, News | 10 |
Senate Majority Leader Rob Garagiola confirmed Friday that he failed to disclose income as a lobbyist from 2001 to 2003, as reported by the Washington Post. But the Montgomery County Democrat also said that he didn’t report income from another law firm from 2003 to 2006.
Garagiola said he did not report income from the two employers because he misunderstood the instructions on a required financial disclosure form.
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