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When political attack mailers go bad

When political attack mailers go bad

| October 30, 2014 | 2 Comments

This election season has been particularly dirty. The sheer number of attack pieces being sent by the candidates is amazing. I do not condone the attack pieces–I think they are cheap shots. But they are a staple of politics and by all counts they are effective. Unless you are running for State Delegate in  the […]

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Schuh gains support of former 2- term Democrat County Executive

Schuh gains support of former 2- term Democrat County Executive

| October 28, 2014 | 1 Comment

Anne Arundel County Executive candidate Steve Schuh was endorsed today by former County Executive O. James Lighthizer, Sr. “This election goes beyond partisan issues,” said Lighthizer, a Democrat who served two terms as County Executive from 1982 to 1990. “I supported George Johnson in 2006 because I believed he was the best man for the […]

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Schuh secures endorsements from Capital and Sun newspapers

Schuh secures endorsements from Capital and Sun newspapers

| October 27, 2014 | 2 Comments

Anne Arundel County Executive candidate Steve Schuh is gaining momentum with endorsements from both major local newspapers, The Baltimore Sun and The Capital. “New development falls outside of the tax cap, and provided that Mr. Schuh can foster economic growth, his plans should work,” the Sun editors write. “And this is where Mr. Schuh’s background […]

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South County Candidate put on notice by State Board of Elections

South County Candidate put on notice by State Board of Elections

| October 27, 2014 | 1 Comment

Seth Howard, a Republican candidate for the Maryland House of Delegates in District 30-B has fallen behind on his campaign reporting for the second election cycle and received a Show Cause Letter from the State Board of Elections. Howard was a candidate in 2010 and again in 2014 and during the two election cycles has […]

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Schuh leading race in AACC poll

Schuh leading race in AACC poll

| October 24, 2014 | 2 Comments

Steve Schuh has a commanding lead over his opponent, according to polling released today by Anne Arundel Community College’s Center for the Study of Local Issues. The poll, conducted from October 14-16, found that 40 percent of likely voters support Steve Schuh for County Executive over 26 percent supporting George Johnson. The survey was a […]

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Schuh endorsed by County’s largest labor union

Schuh endorsed by County’s largest labor union

| October 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

Delegate Steve Schuh was endorsed for Anne Arundel County Executive today by AFSCME Local 582 and Local 2563, groups that represent more than 800 County employees. “Steve Schuh understands that in order to continue to provide the excellent services that the citizens of Anne Arundel County expect and deserve, you must hire and retain excellent […]

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MD GOP calls for George Johnson to resign DNR post immediately

MD GOP calls for George Johnson to resign DNR post immediately

| October 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Maryland Republican Party is demanding that O’Malley/Brown appointee George Johnson resign as Superintendent of Maryland Department of Natural Resources Police because he is using taxpayer resources for his political campaign. “George Johnson continues to draw a salary of $143,046 for his taxpayer-funded job while spending his time campaigning for Anne Arundel County Executive,” said […]

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Schuh endorsed by Maryland Business for Responsible Governmen

Schuh endorsed by Maryland Business for Responsible Governmen

| October 14, 2014 | 1 Comment

Anne Arundel County Executive candidate Steve Schuh was endorsed today by Maryland Business for Responsible Government. “Steve Schuh has earned his stripes in the legislative trenches and has a long, well-established record of voting for a healthy business climate and economy, and against policies that have driven businesses out of our State,” said MBRG President […]

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Stephenson gets bipartisan endorsements in District 30B

Stephenson gets bipartisan endorsements in District 30B

| October 13, 2014 | 2 Comments

Two former District 30 delegates, a Republican and a Democrat, have both endorsed Mitchelle Stephenson for delegate in the newly-drawn South County District 30B. Former Del. Phil Bissett, of Edgewater, a Republican who represented District 30 residents from 1991 to 1999 and former Del. Virginia Clagett,  a Democrat from West River who represented District 30 […]

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Senator Ed Reilly endorses Schuh for County Executive

Senator Ed Reilly endorses Schuh for County Executive

| October 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

County Executive candidate Steve Schuh was endorsed today by State Senator Ed Reilly. “Steve Schuh has the knowledge and ability to lead that Anne Arundel County needs,” Senator Reilly said. “His experience as a businessman and his dedicated involvement in the community make him uniquely qualified to be a great County Executive. I look forward […]

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Annapolis Council confirms City Manager, City Attorney

Annapolis Council confirms City Manager, City Attorney

| September 29, 2014 | 3 Comments

Annapolis Mayor Michael Pantelides announced that the Annapolis City Council voted unanimously to confirm both Thomas C. Andrews as City Manager and Michael G. Leahy as City Attorney at tonight’s Special City Council Meeting. Mr. Andrews has more than 40 years of government management experience with demonstrated expertise in Strategic Planning, Operations Analysis, Intergovernmental Relations, Environmental […]

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Schuh endorsed by County sheriffs

Schuh endorsed by County sheriffs

| September 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

County Executive candidate Steve Schuh has been endorsed by Anne Arundel County’s Sheriff’s Sergeants. “The Anne Arundel County Sheriff’s Sergeants Association is pleased to endorse Mr. Steve Schuh in the November general election for County Executive of Anne Arundel County,” said Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 106 President, Deputy Sgt. Christopher Rhodes. “Our membership is […]

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Arnett, Budge want City to buy Fawcetts for $4.5 million

Arnett, Budge want City to buy Fawcetts for $4.5 million

| September 22, 2014 | 1 Comment

In the ongoing saga of the Fawcett property, Aldermen Joe Budge and Ross Arnett want the City to purchase the property for $4.5 million; the property is assessed at $3.2 million. Budge and Arnett are introducing the legislation this evening and will be presenting a letter of intent from the sellers outlining the payments which […]

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Tom Andrews, City Manager nominee responds to controversy

Tom Andrews, City Manager nominee responds to controversy

| September 18, 2014 | 2 Comments

After our article published yesterday, the Mayor’s office asked us to contact Tom Andrews to allow him to explain the circumstances surrounding the racial discrimination suit in Georgia and the ethics investigation in Anne Arundel County. In a nutshell, Andrews says that the jury and the judge got it wrong. In terms of background, a […]

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Pantelides nominates controversial City Manager

Pantelides nominates controversial City Manager

| September 18, 2014 | 9 Comments

UPDATE: Eye On Annapolis spoke to Tom Andrews this evening and he offered his explanation of the circumstances surrounding the lawsuit in Georgia. You can read that information here.  NOTE:  Some of the dates in the original article were inaccurate and some areas needed clarification.  To make it clear, we will be striking out incorrect info […]

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Annapolis mayor appoints manager, attorney

Annapolis mayor appoints manager, attorney

| September 18, 2014 | 2 Comments

Annapolis Mayor Michael Pantelides announced his nominations for City Manager and City Attorney. He will request confirmation of both at the Monday, September 22, City Council meeting. Mayor Pantelides has appointed Thomas C. Andrews to the position of City Manager. He has more than 40 years of government management experience with demonstrated expertise in Strategic […]

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County cops endorse Johnson for County Executive

County cops endorse Johnson for County Executive

| September 14, 2014 | 2 Comments

The Anne Arundel County Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 70 last night endorsed George Johnson, Democratic Candidate for Anne Arundel County Executive. “This endorsement was very personal for me. To have the support of the men and women who put there lives on the line daily for the citizens of Anne Arundel County means a […]

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Pantelides endorses Schuh for County Executive

Pantelides endorses Schuh for County Executive

| September 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

County Executive candidate Steve Schuh was endorsed today by Annapolis Mayor Mike Pantelides. “I have a solid respect for Delegate Schuh and trust his ability as a leader to get the job done,” Pantelides said. “Creating a cohesive relationship between Annapolis and Anne Arundel County is critical to the success of numerous projects affecting our […]

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Alleged hate group claims victory in Anne Arundel council race

Alleged hate group claims victory in Anne Arundel council race

| July 25, 2014 | 3 Comments

The League of the South, a group dubbed a hate group by the Southern Poverty Law Center**, has claimed that “their” candidate has won the Republican nomination for Anne Arundel County Council in District 5.  Michael Peroutka, an attorney specializing in debt collection, beat Maureen Carr-York by 38 votes in the primary election in June. […]

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If elected, Johnson not planning on any immediate changes to public safety top jobs

If elected, Johnson not planning on any immediate changes to public safety top jobs

| July 15, 2014 | 1 Comment

George Johnson, Democratic Candidate for Anne Arundel County Executive held a press conference this afternoon in his campaign headquarters at 3710 Ritchie Highway in Glen Burnie, MD, to discuss public safety and address speculation about appointments he would make as county executive.  “I’ve been getting barraged by my fellow public safety and law enforcement officials…. about who […]

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Neuman issues statement on election loss

Neuman issues statement on election loss

| June 25, 2014 | 1 Comment

A statement from Laura Neuman was just released by Timb Mantagna, campaign manager. I want to thank the over 14,000 Anne Arundel Republicans who voted for me to continue leading the county. My administration has accomplished many things in just 16 months, and it was my hope to have the opportunity to serve our community. We […]

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Neuman takes her ball and leaves the party

Neuman takes her ball and leaves the party

| June 25, 2014 | 3 Comments

UPDATE:  Per The Capital, Neuman later returned to Buddy’s Crabs and Ribs and made a brief statement congratulating Schuh on the victory.  For someone who ran a campaign highlighting her professionalism and business acumen, Anne Arundel County Executive Laura Neuman sure did not show it when she was defeated in the Republican primary in Anne […]

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