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Excerpts From Governor Martin O’Malley’s 2013 State of the State Address

Excerpts From Governor Martin O’Malley’s 2013 State of the State Address

Governor Martin O’Malley delivered his annual State of the State address. Below are some key excerpts of the Governor’s remarks as prepared for delivery: Progress is a choice. Job creation is a choice. Whether we give our children a future of more or a future of less, this too is a choice. Our story,...
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O’Malley Appoints Swain to House of Delegates

O’Malley Appoints Swain to House of Delegates

Governor Martin O’Malley issued the following statement on his decision to appoint Darren Swain to the Maryland House of Delegates: “After careful consideration of a number of very impressive, qualified, and talented candidates, I am pleased to appoint Darren Swain to represent District 24 in the House of Delegates. “With experience as a former...
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Maryland Offshore Wind Energy Act of 2013

Maryland Offshore Wind Energy Act of 2013

Governor Martin O’Malley introduced the Maryland Offshore Wind Energy Act of 2013. Identical in all substantive respects to the bill that overwhelmingly passed the House of Delegates last year, this measure will operate within Maryland’s existing Renewable Portfolio Standard to create a framework that will support a major offshore wind project. Based on a...
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O’Malley on Passing of Former Orioles Manager

O’Malley on Passing of Former Orioles Manager

Governor Martin O’Malley today released the following statement on the passing of former Baltimore Orioles manager Earl Weaver: “I am saddened to learn of the passing of Earl Weaver, a beloved Baltimore legend, a pioneer, and one of the greatest baseball managers of our time. “As manager, many will remember Earl for ushering in...
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State Proposed Budget Unveiled By O’Malley

State Proposed Budget Unveiled By O’Malley

Governor Martin O’Malley today, joined by Lt. Governor Anthony G. Brown and Department of Budget and Management Secretary T. Eloise Foster, officially unveiled the proposed FY 2014 budget – a fiscally responsible jobs budget that constrains state spending; increases the Rainy Day Fund; through a balanced approach, invests in priorities like job creation; education,...
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Governor O’Malley on Repealing Capital Punishment

Governor O’Malley on Repealing Capital Punishment

O’Malley’s speech on repealing capital punishment: Thank you very much. It’s wonderful to be here with all of you. Lt. Governor, thank you for those heartfelt and very principled remarks. And thank you all for stepping up and for being here on this issue. County Executive Ike Leggett, it’s good to see you. County...
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Letter from Governor Martin O’Malley on Guns

Letter from Governor Martin O’Malley on Guns

Friend, There’s no easy answer to the complex problem of gun violence. I’ve spent my entire career — as a prosecutor, city councilman, mayor, and now as governor — focused on trying to keep families safe and reduce violent crime. We need a comprehensive approach. That’s why in the next few days, I’ll unveil...
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State Reaches 2013 Marylanders Plant Trees Goal

State Reaches 2013 Marylanders Plant Trees Goal

Citizens plant and register more than 100,000 trees Governor Martin O’Malley today announced that citizens have exceeded the three-year statewide goal of planting and registering 100,000 trees by 2013 through the exciting, interactive Marylanders Plant Trees program. Governor O’Malley encourages everyone to keep the momentum going strong, planting trees this spring to continue to...
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O’Malley & Brown Congratulate Ravens and Redskins

O’Malley & Brown Congratulate Ravens and Redskins

Governor and Lt. Governor Enter into Wager Governor O’Malley and Lt. Governor Brown today congratulated the Baltimore Ravens and the Washington Redskins for making the playoffs. Maryland is the only state to host two NFL teams in the playoffs this year. In honor of both teams making the playoffs, the Governor and the Lt....
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Letter from Governor Martin O’Malley

Letter from Governor Martin O’Malley

Friend, There is a thread that unites the story of our people, it is the thread of human dignity. Last year, we took important steps forward in the struggle to promote the dignity of all Marylanders. We made the DREAM of college more affordable for more Maryland families. We recognized the Piscataway Indians for...
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O’Malley Appoints Hughes Chairman of Public Service Commission

O’Malley Appoints Hughes Chairman of Public Service Commission

Governor Martin O’Malley announced the appointment of Commissioner W. Kevin Hughes as chairman of the Maryland Public Service Commission. He has served as a commissioner since 2011. Commissioner Hughes’ designation as chairman follows Governor O’Malley’s announcement that current Chairman Douglas R.M. Nazarian has been appointed to the Court of Special Appeals. “Commissioner Hughes’ tenure...
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O’Malley Names Stephen Neuman Public Affairs Director

O’Malley Names Stephen Neuman Public Affairs Director

Governor Martin O’Malley today announced Stephen Neuman as Director of Public Affairs. Neuman will advise the governor on a range of issues, including communications and policy. “I am pleased that Steve will join our Administration as Director of Public Affairs,” said Governor O’Malley. “With years of experience on the federal, state and local levels...
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MET Names New Land Trust Assistance Coordinator

MET Names New Land Trust Assistance Coordinator

The Maryland Environmental Trust (MET) announces the appointment of Michelle Johnson as its new Land Trust Assistance Coordinator. The Land Trust Assistance Program, one of MET’s core programs, provides technical assistance and support to more than 50 nonprofit land conservation groups focused on preserving scenic open space, forests and farmland in Maryland. “The land...
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Statement from Gov. O’Malley on November Jobs Report

Statement from Gov. O’Malley on November Jobs Report

Governor Martin O’Malley today released the following statement on the U.S. Department of Labor’s release of preliminary employment data for the month of November: “While November’s preliminary jobs report is disappointing, on the year, there are several positive indicators that point in one direction: forward. Over the last 12 months, Maryland’s businesses have created...
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Blue Crab Population at 19 Year High!

Blue Crab Population at 19 Year High!

May 3, 2012   Dear Friend,   There are few better ways to celebrate the summer than by enjoying a steaming bucket of Maryland Blue Crabs covered in Old Bay. That’s why I’m so pleased to share that this year, the Maryland Blue Crab population is at a 19-year high!  This achievement did not...
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Exelon, Constellation Reach Merger Settlement

Exelon, Constellation Reach Merger Settlement

Governor O’Malley Reaches Settlement in Exelon/Constellation Merger, Including Over $1 Billion in Investments in Maryland and 285-300 MW of New Energy Generation in the State Governor Martin O’Malley today announced that the State of Maryland and the Maryland Energy Administration have reached a settlementwith Exelon Corporation, Constellation Energy, and Baltimore Gas and Electric that...
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