Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley trumpeted his economic and law enforcement policies during a speech to the influential liberal Center for American Progress Action Fund on Thursday, while avoiding any mention of a Baltimore detention center controversy that has dogged his administration since April.
A recent Maryland prison scandal could become a major obstacle for Democratic Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley if he decides to run for president in 2016, his critics say.
The federal agency charged with implementing the Affordable Care Act announced a multimillion-dollar public relations contract last week in order to convince people to join the program and keep it from collapsing, critics claimed.
Maryland political observers say President Barack Obama’s labor secretary nominee Thomas Perez will tilt the balance of labor relations to organized labor’s favor.
Beretta USA, one of the nation’s largest firearms manufacturers, compared a Maryland gun-control bill to a book ban Friday and warned it may consider leaving the state if the legislation passes.
New York City comedian Matt Fisher wrote in a recent blogpost that Progressive Insurance, owned by liberal billionaire donor Peter Lewis, has gone to “staggering lengths to avoid paying out a policy on his late sister, including using its own lawyers to defend her killer in court.”
Maryland Democratic Gov. Martin O’Malley is now touting the state’s 1,200 job losses in 2012 as a strength in the face of a damning report tying tax increases to major job losses.
Maryland has lost more than 10,000 jobs in 2012 and leads the nation in job losses even as its governor raises money for Barack Obama’s reelection campaign.
Virginia’s low tax rates kept it high on the list of best states to conduct business. Maryland, which recently increased taxes and has one of the nation’s highest tax rates, ranks among the worst places to do business, according to newly released rankings.