Maryland Senate

December 6, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Among State Senate Changes, King to Become Majority Leader

State Sen. Nancy King, who was the chairwoman of the influential Senate Budget and Taxation Committee, said Thursday she will be appointed the Maryland Senate’s Majority Leader. “They promised me they were building the majority leader position into something good,” King said. King, a Democrat from Montgomery Village, was ousted from the budget committee when […]

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October 24, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

UPDATE: Miller Stepping Down from Senate Presidency

Update, 12:30 p.m.: At an Annapolis news conference, Senate President Mike Miller said, “My mind is still strong, but my body is weak.” Miller said he suffers from fatigue — he says he was in the hospital over the weekend. But he said he still manages to keep up his schedule in his district, which […]

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September 19, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Candidates Who Want to Represent Montgomery County

Here is the latest list of the candidates who want to represent Montgomery County in Congress, the State House, County Council, Board of Education, the courthouse and the central committees taken from the Maryland State Board of Elections website. Candidates have until Feb. 27, 2018, to file a candidacy. The primary election is June 26, 2018. The general […]

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August 29, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

No One Has Filed for Montgomery County School Board

Here are the candidates who want to represent Montgomery County in the State House, County Council, Board of Education, the courthouse and the central committees taken from the Maryland State Board of Elections website. No one has filed for the school board and only one candidate has filed for either central committee. Candidates have until […]

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June 22, 2017 | Staff Writer

Governor Hogan Announces Four Appointments to Maryland State Board of Education

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan has announced his picks to fill four vacancies on the Maryland State Board of Education. Hogan’s appointees are David Steiner, Dr. Justin Hartings, Michael Phillips and Kyle Smith. “These talented individuals represent our administration’s continued commitment to ensuring that our already strong education system continues to improve while providing a world-class […]

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April 12, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Session Ends with Beer Bill Compromise

A bill designed to help Maryland’s craft beer industry seemed like a good idea. Then it got mixed up in Annapolis politics, according to Del. Charles Barkley. When it first appeared before the House of Delegates, the measure passed 139-0. Then delegates and breweries found out that bill didn’t help the smaller brewers at all. […]

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December 15, 2016 | Staff Writer

Governor Larry Hogan Appoints Will Smith to Fill District 20 Senate Seat (VIDEO)

Governor Larry Hogan announced this week the appointment of Delegate Will Smith to fill the vacant District 20 Maryland Senate seat. According to a news release, the governor made the appointment after receiving recommendations from the Democratic Central Committees Montgomery County. The governor also appointed Delegate Barbara Robinson to fill a vacant Baltimore City senate seat. “I […]

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February 1, 2013 | Staff Writer

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Gas Tax (Video)

On Jan. 28, Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett and Council President Nancy Navarro issued a joint statement about a new transportation proposal in Annapolis. In this video clip, Navarro explains why finding new transportation funding is so important to Montgomery County. Here’s a look at the entire joint statement issued by Leggett and Navarro: “We […]

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