Monthly Archives: January 2013

Handicapping the Coming Battle of the ‘Gentry Liberal’ Titans: Cuomo vs. O’Malley

Handicapping the Coming Battle of the ‘Gentry Liberal’ Titans: Cuomo vs. O’Malley

SIn light of Governor O’Malley’s transparent Presidential ambitions, better understanding his campaign strategy helps clarify his current political agenda. As Herbert Smith, a professor at McDaniel College and coauthor of the book Maryland Politics and Government: Democratic Dominance recently told the Baltimore Business Journal,   “It’s a reach of almost galactic portion to go from a(…)

Why You Are Stuck in Traffic – Maryland’s Transportation Policy

Why You Are Stuck in Traffic – Maryland’s Transportation Policy

Since the Maryland legislature begins its 2013 session this week, the natural question is, which taxes does Governor O’Malley plan on trying to increase?  Media speculation has centered on a renewed attempt to hike the gas tax in order to replenish the state’s transportation trust fund. Last year, O’Malley sought to phase in a 6%(…)