Politics

O’Malley Statement on Close of Special Session

O’Malley Statement on Close of Special Session

Governor Martin O’Malley issued the following statement on the close of the Special Session and the completion of the FY 2013 budget: “I’d like to thank Senate President Miller, House Speaker Busch and the members of the General Assembly for completing work on the State’s FY2013 budget. “With their leadership and willingness to come...
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O’Donnell Calls for a Tax Freeze

O’Donnell Calls for a Tax Freeze

On Monday Annapolis introduced a bill to increase income taxes on individuals who earn more than $100,000 and couples who earn more than $150,000 – even though the budget was already balanced. With unemployment still high and the economy stalled Annapolis is redefining wealth, while Maryland already has one of the highest combined local...
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O’Malley Announces Special Session

O’Malley Announces Special Session

Governor Martin O’Malley recently announced that he would convene a special session of the Maryland General Assembly beginning on May 14, 2012. The special session will be held to complete work on Maryland’s budget to ensure that Maryland’s Triple A bond rating is protected, and critical investments in public education, public safety, the State’s workforce,...
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O’Donnell Saddened by Same Sex Marriage Law

O’Donnell Saddened by Same Sex Marriage Law

Tony O’Donnell, candidate for Maryland’s 5th Congressional District seat in the  US House of Representatives and the Republican Leader of the Maryland House of Delegates, is calling on Marylanders who value the sanctity of marriage to support a petition placing this critical issue on the November ballot so that Marylanders can decide for themselves....
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Gov. O’Malley Signs Bill Legalizing Gay Marriage

Gov. O’Malley Signs Bill Legalizing Gay Marriage

Governor Martin O’Malley today, joined by Lt. Governor Anthony G. Brown, Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller, Jr. and House Speaker Michael E. Busch, signed the Civil Marriage Protection Act of 2012 into law.  With the passage of this historic bill, Maryland now becomes the eighth state in the nation to legalize gay marriage....
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