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Good Maryland Legislation That Was Buried in 2015

Posted: May 17, 2015 at 8:00 pm   /   Politics

By J. Alexandra Tuttle Over the next several weeks, you will be hearing about all the bills that passed during this year’s legislative session – the good and the bad. What you might not hear about are the good bills that were proposed and quietly slipped into a drawer, after perfunctory hearings were held. According […]

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Ask Governor Hogan to VETO SB340/HB980

Posted: May 11, 2015 at 1:55 pm   /   Editor's Choice, Politics

There is currently a link on MDPetitions.com asking Maryland Governor Larry Hogan to veto bill SB 340/HB 980.  This new law allows convicted felons to vote before they have completed their sentences. Current Maryland law allows convicted felons to vote after they have completed their sentence.  They need to have served their time in a […]

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2015 Legislative Session in Review

Posted: May 10, 2015 at 9:31 pm   /   Editor's Choice, Politics

by Delegate Neil Parrott, District 2a [Download PDF] TWO TAX CUTS, THREE TAX CUT ATTEMPTS, & ONE INCREASE SB 863 – Rain Tax Repeal/Modification SB 592 – Military Retirement Income Tax Relief SB 594/ HB488 – Law Enforcement, Fire, Rescue, and EMS Personnel Income Tax Relief SB 589/ HB483 – Gas Tax Repeal of the […]

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Larry Hogan Delivers on No New Taxes Promise

Posted: April 20, 2015 at 7:24 am   /   Chairman's Message, Editor's Choice, FreeState, Politics

In the final days that surround the end of the Maryland legislative session, the rhetoric gets heated. Reporters especially thrive on the conflict and drama of the run-up to the session’s end. To read some news accounts, one would think the end of the world might be at hand just before the clock strikes midnight […]

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