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SEIU Protests Montgomery Republicans over Romney School Bus Driver Comments

Posted: July 7, 2012 at 7:53 am   /   Chairman's Message, National Politics, Romney, Unions

Being a Republican and a conservative in Montgomery County often requires a healthy sense of humor.  Here is an example: This past Thursday protestors from SEIU Local 500 representing school bus drivers descended on Montgomery County’s Republican Party headquarters complaining about Romney’s comment that: “When a young person makes the honor roll, I know it […]

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The Latest Bad Ideas from the Montgomery County Council

Posted: June 4, 2012 at 7:08 pm   /   Chairman's Message, Montgomery County Council

For the past several months Marylanders have been understandably focused on the many threats posed by our state legislature.  In the meantime, though, the Montgomery County Council continues their consideration many anti-taxpayer, and some just plain silly proposals. Not a week goes by without another harebrained idea. Here are a few recent examples: Two years […]

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Maryland’s “Unaffordable Spending Committee”

Posted: May 7, 2012 at 11:37 pm   /   Chairman's Message

Maryland’s budget would be two-thirds its current size if only lawmakers followed the same spending limit guidelines that 28 other states use, rather than following the recommendations of the state’s misnamed “Spending Affordability Committee.”  This is a conclusion of a new report by economist Eileen Norcross and Benjamin J. Vanmetre.   Their study, The Appearance of […]

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Stop the Annapolis Special Session: Not Another Nightmare on the Severn

Posted: May 5, 2012 at 10:58 pm   /   Chairman's Message

County Executive Ike Leggett said on WTOP’s “Ask the County Executive” program on Thursday: “We are better off with the doomsday versus the original budget.” According to Leggett: “That’s how bad the regular session treated Montgomery County.” On the same day Leggett announced his opposition to a special session, Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley made a […]

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