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Michael E. Busch

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  • The way to O'Malley's heart: the DGA [Commentary]

    The way to O'Malley's heart: the DGA [Commentary]
    Certain elements of the liberal intelligentsia believe that because Maryland is a "well run state" that provides such an exhaustive and expansive number of government services to taxpayers that our government is also well run. In a well run government,...
  • Greek ambassador to attend Annapolis mayoral, council inauguration

    Greek ambassador to attend Annapolis mayoral, council inauguration
    Greece's ambassador to the United States will top the list of dignitaries who will attend the inauguration of Annapolis mayor-elect Mike Pantelides and the new City Council on Monday afternoon. Pantelides released a preview of the inaugural program...
  • State lawmakers offer new plan to revamp bail process

    State lawmakers offer new plan to revamp bail process
    Gov. Martin O'Malley and legislative leaders are pushing for a new system to quickly determine whether criminal suspects are eligible for release without bail — a move they say will resolve constitutional concerns over the rights of defendants...
  • Schuh pushes to exempt Arundel from stormwater fees

    Schuh pushes to exempt Arundel from stormwater fees
    Drama over stormwater fees continues in Anne Arundel County, where a proposal by Del. Steve Schuh to exempt the county from the fees was met with resistance from fellow delegates last week. Schuh's bill would remove Anne Arundel from the list of 10...
  • A peek into Md. health exchange's failed launch [Editorial]

    A peek into Md. health exchange's failed launch  [Editorial]
    At first, leaders of the General Assembly were promising as many hearings as it would take to get to the bottom of the failure of Maryland's health care exchange website. Then they decided to put off questions about what went wrong until an audit that...
  • Most Marylanders back raising minimum wage

    Most Marylanders back raising minimum wage
    By a wide margin, Maryland voters want to raise the state's minimum wage to $10.10 a hour, a poll conducted for The Baltimore Sun shows. A majority of voters in every region of the state supports that wage increase, and the proposal has near-unanimous...
  • Who's in O'Malley's skybox? Politicians, businessmen, TV stars

    Who's in O'Malley's skybox? Politicians, businessmen, TV stars
    Like Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown, Gov. Martin O’Malley has surrounded himself with top Democrats in his skybox at Ravens stadium over the past year. But the governor also has displayed a penchant for entertaining television stars — mixing...
  • George calls for hearing on school ranking

    George calls for hearing on school ranking
    Republican gubernatorial candidate Ron George has called for a General Assembly hearing into whether Maryland's exclusion of a high percentage of special education students from standardized testing artificially inflated the score of the state's schools...
  • Carroll delegation offers insight into 2014 legislative session

    Carroll delegation offers insight into 2014 legislative session
    Members of the Carroll County Delegation criticized the state's tax policies under Gov. Martin O'Malley Monday while promising to support any efforts to decrease taxes in the upcoming legislative session. "We are losing wealth in our state because of...
  • What's to fear from term limits? [Letter]

    What's to fear from term limits? [Letter]
    A dim view of term limits is mostly held by (who would guess) politicians and, recently, The Sun's editorial board ("The reality of term limits," Jan. 1). Why should voters fear term limits? States with term limited legislatures rank in the top half...
  • GOP leaders call for tax cuts, repeal of stormwater fee

    GOP leaders call for tax cuts, repeal of stormwater fee
    Maryland Republican legislative leaders vowed Tuesday to make tax reduction, including repeal of the so-called "rain tax," their top priority for the 90-day General Assembly session that begins Wednesday. After a briefing at which GOP lawmakers were told...
  • Mike Miller, marijuana and the right side of history

    Mike Miller, marijuana and the right side of history
    Turns out, I am glad that Thomas V. Mike Miller gives no hint of retiring from his position as president-forever of the Maryland Senate. I know that sounds odd coming from me, but that's how I feel today. And I don't even smoke pot. Miller is 71,...