| Mar 29, 2014
| 2:00 PM
As Americans, we believe that honest work should be rewarded with honest wages. That certainly means that no one who works full-time should ever have to raise a family in poverty. In the coming weeks, your senators will have a chance to stand up for...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 10:42 AM
How easy it is to rail against the salaries of elected officials. Embedded deeply in the human psyche is the near-certainty that somewhere, somehow the people who hold public office are getting away with unarmed robbery. It's a suspicion that's easy to...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 1:48 PM
If this coming November Maryland Republicans look back at the election results and wonder what went wrong, they may want to start with Thursday's vote by the House of Delegates in which every member of their party in attendance voted against a bill to ban...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 11:09 AM
In response to a misleading letter that you received recently, I am providing you with the facts. The people that funded this phony letter to you are attempting to deceive and mislead you which will weaken our conservative cause.
The bill they are...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 11:37 AM
Maryland House Republicans offered an alternative to Gov. Martin O'Malley's spending plan Tuesday, suggesting the state limit spending to 1 percent above last year.
The minority caucus, dramatically outnumbered in the House of Delegates, push an...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 12:33 PM
Republican legislators are trying to restructure the membership of Harford County's Republican Central Committee, a move that has touched off a clash between them and the panel's members.
The legislation would confer ex-officio status on Republicans in...
| Mar 23, 2014
| 5:00 AM
I have developed a habit of noting things that annoy me, a not infrequent task for a Republican these days. When the grievance list gets long enough, I turn it into a Sunday column.
Herein my latest list:
1. Eric Holder: In no particular order,...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 7:20 AM
WASHINGTON -- Daniel Bongino, the former Secret Service agent and Republican candidate in Maryland's 6th congressional district, secured the endorsement Thursday of GOP Sen. Mike Lee of Utah.
Lee, a Tea Party favorite, had also endorsed Bongino in his...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 4:35 PM
The Maryland Senate gave preliminary approval Wednesday to a $38.9 billion state budget that includes no new taxes while giving state workers a 2 percent cost-of-living raise. It is slightly leaner than the governor proposed.
The spending plan, due for a...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 6:33 PM
Elected officials from both parties said Monday they welcome a pending federal review of Maryland's troubled health insurance exchange, even as they used the latest development to take swipes at one another ahead of this year's gubernatorial election....
| Mar 7, 2014
| 5:33 PM
The House of Delegates voted Friday to raise Maryland's minimum wage to $10.10 an hour over the next three years, setting up a potential fight over whether to guarantee future increases by tying the rate to inflation.
Delegates voted 89-46 for the...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 7:36 PM
The U.S. Government Accountability Office said Wednesday it is planning to examine state-based health insurance exchanges created under the Affordable Care Act, a move that could lead to a review of Maryland's troubled website.
In a letter to...