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  • Harford's Impallaria, Jacobs butt heads for GOP Congress nod

    The race for Harford County's two congressional seats, in Districts 1 and 2, took some interesting turns as the filing deadline passed Wednesday night, particularly as it pertains to the Republican nomination in District 2. Del. Rick Impallaria, who...
  • General Assembly's ethics committee takes up Currie case

    General Assembly's ethics committee takes up Currie case
    A General Assembly committee charged with reviewing the behavior of state Sen. Ulysses Currie met briefly Thursday behind closed doors in what was described as an organizational session. Currie, a Prince George's County Democrat recently acquitted of...
  • Reps. Cummings, Sarbanes face easy path to re-election

    With the filing deadline passed, it's fair to say that Howard County's incumbent U.S. Reps. Elijah Cummings and John Sarbanes have a pretty easy path to re-election. Neither Cummings, a Baltimore Democrat who has represented District 7 for 15 years, or...
  • Maryland lawmakers want — finally — to ratify the 17th Amendment

    Two Democratic lawmakers in Annapolis want to spur a debate about the influence of money in politics and send a rebuke to tea party leaders by having the General Assembly ratify the 17th Amendment to the Constitution, which required that U.S. senators...
  • Mayors forever, in Havre de Grace and beyond

    A trip on the Harford County political merry-go-round (with an apology to the late Drew Pearson): A tip of the cap to Mayor Wayne Dougherty and the other folks in Havre de Grace city government for organizing last week's tasteful ceremony to honor former...
  • O'Malley to lead push for same-sex marriage next year

    Gov. Martin O'Malley pledged Friday to lead the charge next year for a law to recognize same-sex marriage in Maryland, saying he would include the effort among a "handful" of legislative priorities during the 2012 session. Supporters predicted that the...
  • State won't back off on Susquehanna bridges tolls, Harford legislator says

    The Maryland Transportation Authority shows no indication of reversing its plans to increase tolls on the Susquehanna River bridges and kill the frequent user AVI decal discount program, although local elected officials are still hoping for at least...
  • Senator's nuanced advocacy on tolls could help drivers

    When the Maryland Transportation Authority board met in a work session last week to hammer out the final details of what is expected to be the largest toll increase in the state's history, there were only two people there besides members and staff. One...
  • Harford's delegates vote against same-sex marriage bill

    The debate on same-sex marriage in Maryland continues this week in Annapolis, but there's no question where Harford County's legislators stand: United against the legislation. The bill, which would legalize marriage for gay couples in the state, passed...
  • Some state agencies want more of your money

    Some state agencies want more of your money
    If you hold a gathering of more than 50 boats in Maryland waters after June 1, you can expect to pay a "marine gathering permit fee" — the amount yet to be determined — under legislation proposed by the O'Malley administration. Need a...
  • Congressional candidates stump Harford as primary nears

    The two candidates from Harford County for the Second Congressional District are continuing to campaign, while they also try to fulfill their duties at state legislators. One of them, Del. Rick Impallaria, only formally announced his campaign last...
  • House vote on teacher pension shift could come as early as Friday night

    Harford's delegates and other House Republicans were still debating late Thursday afternoon a package of budget legislation the Maryland Senate passed nearly a week ago. Local politicians don't approve of a big part of the package: shifting the cost of...