Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh

September 9, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Raskin to Host Gun Safety Rally Tuesday in Silver Spring

On Tuesday evening at Veterans Plaza in Silver Spring, Rep. Jamie Raskin (D-Md.) will host a vigil to remember gun violence victims and a rally to demand gun safety action. The rally starts at 7 p.m. and will feature U.S. Sen. Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.), Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh, and guests from Moms Demand […]

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July 25, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Frosh: ‘Once You’ve Executed Someone, You Can’t Take It Back’

Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh disagrees with a federal plan to begin using the death penalty again, which Maryland abolished in 2013. “We went through this debate in Maryland. The problem is the government makes mistakes, and when life and death is on the line, you can’t afford to make mistakes,” Frosh said. “Once you’ve […]

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November 13, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

Maryland Challenges Appointment of Trump’s Acting Attorney General

Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh filed a motion against the Trump administration, claiming the appointment of acting attorney general, Matthew Whitaker, is illegal. The motion argues the power associated with the attorney general position should belong to Deputy Attorney General Rod J. Rosenstein, who was next in the line of succession to serve as acting […]

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July 25, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Here’s What You Can Do to Avoid Identify Theft

U.S. Congressman Jamie Raskin (D-MD) joined Maryland Attorney General, Brian Frosh, and Montgomery County Office of Consumer Protection Director, Eric Friedman, to discuss identify theft prevention from scammers during the inaugural Consumer Fest. The event, held at Veterans Plaza in Silver Spring Tuesday evening, also featured a resource fair for residents to learn more organizations […]

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July 20, 2018 | Staff Writer

Raskin to Join Office of Consumer Protection to Discuss Identify Theft Prevention

U.S. Congressman Jamie Raskin is expected to join Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh, and the Montgomery County Office of Consumer Protection to discuss identify theft prevention during an inaugural consumer protection forum. ConsumerFest will focus on internet safety, online financial protection, and will feature a resource fair where attendees will the opportunity to explore additional […]

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August 29, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Hogan Proposes Truth in Sentencing Legislation to Fight Baltimore Crime

Gov. Larry Hogan said Tuesday his administration would present “truth in sentencing” legislation in the 2018 General Assembly, which starts in January. Hogan made the comment after he emerged from a meeting in Baltimore with representatives of the city’s criminal justice system. The purpose of the meeting was to discuss crime in the city and the […]

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June 20, 2017 | Staff Writer

Rockville Joins More Than 300 Other Cities in Supporting Paris Climate Agreement

Rockville City Mayor Bridget Donnell Newton and the Rockville City Council adopted a resolution at their recent meeting in support of the Paris Climate Agreement to reinforce reducing greenhouse gas emissions, according to a news release. This resolution comes amid President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw the United States from the Paris Climate Accord earlier […]

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May 22, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Political Fundraisers Around Montgomery County

With the 2018 political season already started, here are a number of upcoming political fundraisers for the area: Del. Charles Barkley is holding his 16th annual omelet brunch from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. June 3 at the MCEA Conference Center, 12 Taft Court, Rockville. Cost from $39 (for District 39 residents) to $1,000. Barkley […]

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May 11, 2017 | Staff Writer

Md. Attorney General Brian Frosh Calls For An Independent Investigation on Russia

Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh has joined 20 other attorney general’s calling for an independent investigation of Russian interference in the presidential election, according to a news release. This response comes after the firing of former FBI Director James Comey In a letter sent to the U.S. Department of Justice’s Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, […]

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