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Maryland Politics: March 2, 2008 - March 8, 2008

Broadwater Played Role in Hospital Deal

At yesterday's press conference announcing a county-state deal to stabilize the Prince George's hospital system, County Executive Jack B. Johnson (D) thanked so many people for their hard work that reporters, lobbyists and others in the back of the room...

By Rosalind Helderman  |  March 7, 2008; 11:44 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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MoCo Teachers Line Up With Navarro

Montgomery County School Board President Nancy Navarro has secured the endorsement of the county's teachers' union in her bid to succeed the late Council member Marilyn Praisner in District 4. Bonnie Cullison, president of the Montgomery County Education Association, said...

By Ann Marimow  |  March 6, 2008; 3:44 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (46)
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Ministers: Save Prince George's Hospital

A coalition of Prince George's County ministers spoke out today in support of the county's financially troubled hospital system, saying it must not be allowed to shut down. "We adamantly stand in opposition against any attempt to close the hospital...

By Anne Bartlett  |  March 6, 2008; 1:46 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
 
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Schaefer Treated After Fall

Former Maryland Gov. William Donald Schaefer was treated in the emergency room at a Glen Burnie hospital this afternoon after stumbling and falling, a former aide and hospital spokeswoman said. Schaefer (D) was taken to Baltimore Washington Medical Center for...

By Anne Bartlett  |  March 5, 2008; 6:48 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
 
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MoCo District 4 Race Takes Shape

The sprint to next month's special election for Montgomery County's District 4 Council seat is beginning to take shape. Don Praisner's decision to enter the race for the seat of his late wife, Marilyn Praisner - and his support from...

By Ann Marimow  |  March 5, 2008; 1:19 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (9)
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Prince George's Hospital Is Thursday's Focus

Dueling news conferences are scheduled Thursday by groups interested in keeping the doors of the financially-struggling Prince George's Hospital Center open. First, at 9:30 a.m., a group of local ministers and community leaders will gather at the hospital to push...

By Rosalind Helderman  |  March 5, 2008; 11:40 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
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Prince George's Council Candidates

The filing date to run for the County Council seat left vacant with former chairman David C. Harrington's elevation to the state senate has now passed, and five candidates have formally stated they will run. They are: former Harrington opponent...

By Rosalind Helderman  |  March 5, 2008; 7:48 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (6)
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O'Malley's Approval Ratings Still Lagging

Gov. Martin O'Malley's job approval numbers have not recovered from last fall's special on the budget, according to a poll released today by Gonzales Research & Marketing Strategies. The poll found that 37 percent approve of the way O'Malley (D)...

By John Wagner  |  March 5, 2008; 1:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (9)
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County Exec Johnson at Jackson Fundraiser

Prince George's Sheriff Michael Jackson has not officially declared he is running for county executive in 2010, but, like numerous other county politicos eyeing the spot, he's already fundraising for the possibility. According to Jackson campaign manager Jack Booz, about...

By Rosalind Helderman  |  March 4, 2008; 3:39 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Pants Suit Prompts Bill in Maryland

You may have guessed that after prompting worldwide ridicule, a D.C. judge's $54 million lawsuit against his neighborhood dry cleaners would disappear from the headlines. Think again. Maryland Del. Barbara A. Robinson (D-Baltimore) was inspired in part by the case...

By Philip Rucker  |  March 4, 2008; 9:48 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (10)
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Centralizing Constitutional Cases: Good Policy or Retaliation?

Democratic legislators are pushing a bill to allow any constitutional law challenge brought or filed in a circuit court to be transferred at the request of a defendant to the court in Anne Arundel County, home of Maryland's capitol. The...

By Anne Bartlett  |  March 3, 2008; 10:01 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Coming Up in Maryland Politics

Political events coming up this week: STATE GOVERNMENT On Thursday, the Board of Reveue Estimates will produce new projections for next year, which will help determine the size of state budget cuts in coming weeks. In December, the board, which...

By Anne Bartlett  |  March 3, 2008; 7:14 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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