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Maryland Politics: April 26, 2009 - May 2, 2009

Navarro Wins Democratic Primary in MoCo Council Contest

Del. Benjamin F. Kramer picked up more votes than his rival Board of Education member Nancy Navarro in this morning's final absentee ballot count in Montgomery County, but it was not enough to close the gap between them. With all...

By Ann Marimow  |  May 1, 2009; 1:32 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (17)
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Currie Notes Shoppers Employment In New Ethics Form

On an annual form required to be filed with the State Ethics Commission today, Sen. Ulysses S. Currie (D-Prince George's) disclosed something he neglected to mention in previous years: his employment as a consultant for Shoppers Food and Pharmacy. Currie's...

By John Wagner  |  April 30, 2009; 1:31 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
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Another Wrinkle in MoCo Election

Election officials in Montgomery County reconvene tomorrow morning to review at least 108 outstanding absentee ballots from last week's special election. But there may be more than the remaining absentee ballots at stake in determining a winner in the Democratic...

By Ann Marimow  |  April 30, 2009; 11:52 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
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Anti-Gambling Group Opposes Perez Nomination

A national anti-gambling group is expressing opposition to the nomination of Maryland labor secretary Thomas E. Perez to head the Civil Rights Division of the U.S. Justice Department. Perez, Gov. Martin O'Malley's secretary of labor, licensing and regulation, played a...

By John Wagner  |  April 29, 2009; 1:52 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
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Tributes Continue to Flow for MoCo Activist

The tributes keep pouring in for Wayne Goldstein, the Montgomery County civic activist who collapsed on Monday on his way to a hearing about proposed expansion of Suburban Hospital. He died a short time later at Shady Grove Adventist Hospital....

By Miranda Spivack  |  April 29, 2009; 11:29 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Colleagues Rally Around King For Anne Arundel Seat

Del. James J. King (R-Anne Arundel) has received a boost from his House colleagues in a bid to replace the retiring Sen. Janet Greenip (R-Anne Arundel). In a joint letter to members of the Anne Arundel County Republican Central Committee,...

By John Wagner  |  April 29, 2009; 8:07 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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MoCo Council Delays Disability Vote

The Montgomery County Council this afternoon postponed a vote on legislation to overhaul the government's troubled disability retirement system. After meeting behind closed doors for more than an hour, council members said they wanted more time to craft legislation that...

By Ann Marimow  |  April 28, 2009; 4:17 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
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Consultant Says 15,000 Slot Machines Still Doable

A newly hired consultant to a state slot-machine location commission expressed optimism today that Maryland would eventually reach its goal of 15,000 machines. The state currently has only four qualified bids to operate five slots sites and requests to use...

By John Wagner  |  April 28, 2009; 3:10 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Tributes pour in for MoCo activist Wayne Goldstein, dead at 56

Wayne Goldstein, a Montgomery County community activist with a keen interest in historic preservation and land use, died Monday morning at Shady Grove Hospital after collapsing in front of the County Council building on his way to a hearing about...

By Miranda Spivack  |  April 28, 2009; 11:59 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (12)
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No Deal on MoCo Police Disability as Council is Poised to Vote

Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett and police union leaders still have not been able to negotiate a deal to overhaul the county's disability retirement program. The stalemate comes as the County Council is scheduled to take up legislation tomorrow that...

By Ann Marimow  |  April 27, 2009; 3:13 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (4)
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Rep. Donna Edwards Arrested in Darfur Protest

Maryland Congresswoman Donna Edwards (D-Prince George's) was among five members of Congress arrested on civil disobedience charges this morning outside the Sudanese embassy in Washington as they protested that country's decision to expel 16 aid agencies from Darfur. Other congress...

By Anne Bartlett  |  April 27, 2009; 12:23 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (54)
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Navarro Still Ahead in MoCo's Special Election

The count continues in Montgomery County. The Board of Elections has just wrapped up its review of provisional ballots from last week's special election for an open seat on the County Council, and Board of Education member Nancy Navarro is...

By Ann Marimow  |  April 27, 2009; 11:50 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
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