Network News

X My Profile
View More Activity

Maryland Politics: March 14, 2010 - March 20, 2010

Yeas and nays: Today in the Md. General Assembly

An afternoon roundup of noteworthy legislation moving toward passage or defeat Friday, March 19, 2010: Sex offenders: Child predators would face at least 15 years in prison without the possibility of parole under a new measure given preliminary approval Friday...

By John Wagner  |  March 19, 2010; 5:02 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  General Assembly  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

First Click, Maryland: Deal me in!

Your morning download of state political news Click here to receive First Click in a morning e-mail. Friday, March 19, 2010: The Agenda Taken at face value, a bill that the Maryland Senate is scheduled to resume debating Friday is...

By John Wagner  |  March 19, 2010; 6:45 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  First Click , John Wagner  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Yeas and nays: Today in the Md. General Assembly

An afternoon roundup of noteworthy legislation moving toward passage or defeat Thursday, March 18, 2010: Gangs in schools: The House voted 139 to 0 for legislation designed to keep gang activity out of schools, the Associated Press reports. HB1160 requires...

By John Wagner  |  March 18, 2010; 4:45 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Senate launches debate on legalizing card games

The Maryland Senate opened debate Thursday over a proposed ballot measure that would authorize gambling on card games at up to six locations, including Rosecroft Raceway in Prince George's County. The measure was introduced by Senate Minority Leader Allan H....

By John Wagner  |  March 18, 2010; 1:48 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  General Assembly , John Wagner  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

First Click, Maryland: The cost of education

Your morning download of Maryland political news Click here to receive First Click in a morning e-mail. Thursday, March 18, 2010: The Agenda It's become a common lament this session among lobbyists and journalists and other Annapolis insiders: not much...

By John Wagner  |  March 18, 2010; 7:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
Categories:  First Click , John Wagner  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Yeas and Nays: Today in the Md. General Assembly

An afternoon roundup of noteworthy legislation moving toward passage or defeat Wednesday, March 17, 2010: Staying in school: The Senate voted 31 to 16 for a bill that gradually raises the age at which students are allowed to drop out...

By John Wagner  |  March 17, 2010; 4:14 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  General Assembly  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Republicans vs. Terps in Congress?

Are U.S. House Republicans rooting against the Terps in the Big Dance? That's one possible interpretation of an odd saga that has unfolded on the House floor over the last 24 hours, culminating with a vote minutes ago on a...

By Ben Pershing  |  March 17, 2010; 1:00 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Slate that funded Pr. Geo's candidate Rushern Baker releases donor list

The list of donors who funded County 1 Now -- the slate that gave $206,000 to Prince George's County executive candidate Rushern L. Baker III's campaign in January -- has been released. The donors, who have been a source of...

By Jonathan Mummolo  |  March 17, 2010; 7:18 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (9)
Categories:  2010 Elections , Jonathan Mummolo , Prince George's County  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

First Click, Maryland: Ehrlich's 'mix'

Your morning download of Maryland political news Click here to receive First Click in a morning e-mail. Wednesday, March 17, 2010: The Agenda Spoiler alert: We think former governor Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. (R) is still planning to run for...

By Aaron C. Davis  |  March 17, 2010; 6:45 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Aaron C. Davis , First Click , John Wagner  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Pr. Geo's candidate Rushern Baker faces questions on campaign finance, past birther donor

Prince George's County executive candidate Rushern L. Baker III (D) had a busy day Tuesday. He pledged early and frequent disclosure of his campaign donors and challenged other candidates to do the same. He defended donations from large donors, saying...

By Jonathan Mummolo  |  March 16, 2010; 5:00 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (4)
Categories:  2010 Elections , Jonathan Mummolo , Prince George's County  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Md. Republicans try to redirect sex-offender debate

The Republican minority in Maryland's House of Delegates stalled a package of bills to tighten sex offender laws Tuesday, saying the toughest measures that Republicans had proposed had been watered down or left out completely from a package negotiated by...

By Aaron C. Davis  |  March 16, 2010; 1:58 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (6)
Categories:  Aaron C. Davis  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Pr. Geo.'s candidate Rushern Baker pledges to disclose donors early

Rushern L. Baker III, a Democratic candidate for county executive in Prince George's, pledged Tuesday to voluntarily disclose all his campaign donors every 60 days, and challenged other candidates to do the same. Baker has been facing questions from a...

By Jonathan Mummolo  |  March 16, 2010; 1:29 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (6)
Categories:  2010 Elections , Jonathan Mummolo  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Senate bid 'in the mix,' Ehrlich tells business audience

All indications are that former governor Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. (R) is planning to run for governor again, with an announcement now appearing more likely in early April than late March. But that didn't stop Ehrlich from throwing an audience...

By John Wagner  |  March 16, 2010; 10:50 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
Categories:  2010 Elections , John Wagner  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

First Click, Maryland: Locking up sex offender bills

Your morning download of Maryland political news Click here to receive First Click in a morning e-mail. Tuesday, March 16, 2010: The Agenda: On Tuesday, the full House of Delegates is scheduled to debate a package of seven bills aimed...

By Aaron C. Davis  |  March 16, 2010; 6:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
Categories:  Aaron C. Davis , First Click , John Wagner  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Senate adds budget provision to Md. dropout bill

A sharply divided Maryland Senate voted Monday night to advance a bill that gradually raises the required age for staying in high school -- but only if the estimated cost of the additional students is included in the state budget....

By John Wagner  |  March 15, 2010; 11:44 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  John Wagner  | Tags: General Assembly, Maryland Senate, Sen. Catherine E. Pugh, Sen. J. Lowell Stoltzfus, education, high school, state budget  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

First Click Maryland -- Labor pains begin on union bills

Your daily download of Md. political news and analysis Click here to receive First Click in a morning e-mail. Monday, March 15, 2010: The Agenda: In Labor Late last week Lawyers' Mall, the default rallying spot outside the State House...

By Aaron C. Davis  |  March 15, 2010; 6:20 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Aaron C. Davis , First Click  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Murray Hill corporate candidate bid gets big bump from Post story

Murray Hill Inc. is having a good weekend. The small Silver Spring-based firm has seen its number of Facebook fans double since a story ran Saturday in The Post about its corporate bid for Congress. CBS's "Face the Nation" included...

By John Wagner  |  March 14, 2010; 10:59 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
 
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

 
RSS Feed
Subscribe to The Post

© 2010 The Washington Post Company