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Groups competing for Hogan's attention
Groups competing for Hogan's attention

With Maryland's long campaign for governor now over, the unexpected election of Republican businessman Larry Hogan has given rise to an intense new campaign now just beginning: the jockeying among advocates and interest groups for attention, jobs and influence in a rare GOP administration. Time is of the essence: Hogan's transition team has less than three months to analyze complex state bureaucracies, identify and evaluate candidates for dozens of top jobs, write two agenda-setting public speeches and craft budget legislation that must be submitted two days after his inauguration Jan. 21. The stakes — and the tight schedule — are provoking a scramble among...

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