Tag: Martin O’Malley

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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O’Malley encourages people to register to vote

O’Malley encourages people to register to vote

| October 4, 2014 | 2 Comments

Governor O’Malley  highlighted the many ways Marylanders can register to vote and the importance of participating in the 2014 elections in Maryland. The deadline to register to vote for the 2014 elections is Tuesday, October 14, 2014. “Government works best when more people participate at the ballot box,” said Gov. O’Malley. “We’re doing more, not […]

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The Maryland MVA and the Scarecrow from The Wizard of Oz

The Maryland MVA and the Scarecrow from The Wizard of Oz

| April 28, 2014 | 1 Comment

….or, you could just go to the Maryland Motor Vehicle Administration and get a high paying job with a pension without the trip to see a Wizard.  No thought process needed–just an innate ability to say “no” and abject refusal to consider anything that might be considered common sense. If you have the ability to […]

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O’Malley Hopes To Raise Minimum Wage To $10.10

O’Malley Hopes To Raise Minimum Wage To $10.10

| January 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

Yesterday, Governor O’Malley released details of the Administration’s 2014 legislative agenda, focused on boosting efforts to grow the economy from the middle out, create more jobs, support our nation-leading innovation firms, and better prepare our children to compete in the 21st century global economy. “We’re going to forge consensus and increase the minimum wage — […]

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Historic Painting To Be Removed From State House Today

Historic Painting To Be Removed From State House Today

| November 4, 2013 | 1 Comment

One of the most important paintings in Maryland’s State-owned art collection, Washington Resigning His Commission, is being removed temporarily from the State House for extensive conservation treatment. The project is part of the ongoing restoration of the Old Senate Chamber, which is being overseen by the Maryland Department of General Services with assistance from the Maryland Historical Trust and […]

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O’Malley Announces Governor For A Day Contest

O’Malley Announces Governor For A Day Contest

| March 13, 2013 | 0 Comments

In honor of International Women’s Day, Governor Martin O’Malley launched Maryland’s first-ever “Governor for a Day” Essay Contest – an effort aimed at encouraging young women to pursue careers in public service, including in elected office. The contest asks young women ages 8-12 to explain in 400 words why they want to be Governor of […]

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O’Malley, Brown, Busch, To Visit Jones Elementary Today

O’Malley, Brown, Busch, To Visit Jones Elementary Today

| January 10, 2013 | 0 Comments

Today at 1:30 p.m., Governor O’Malley, joined by Lt. Governor Brown, House Speaker Busch, the Maryland State Education Association, and other officials, will hold an event at Jones Elementary School to celebrate Maryland’s public schools being certified today as #1 in the nation for the fifth straight year by Education Week Magazine. Earlier this week, […]

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O’Malley Announces $336 Million For Schools

O’Malley Announces $336 Million For Schools

| January 7, 2013 | 1 Comment

Governor Martin O’Malley today announced $336 million in school construction funding and upgrades for Maryland’s public schools in the proposed FY2014 budget. This funding continues the O’Malley-Brown Administration’s commitment to modernizing and rebuilding Maryland’s public schools. In addition, the funding will create, support and leverage an estimated 8,100 jobs. Despite making more cuts to state […]

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O’Malley Tweaks Absentee Ballot Requirements In Wake Of Sandy

O’Malley Tweaks Absentee Ballot Requirements In Wake Of Sandy

| November 1, 2012 | 1 Comment

Governor Martin O’Malley today issued an Executive Order regarding Hurricane Sandy and Absentee Ballots.  The Executive Order makes accommodations for Marylanders who, due to Hurricane Sandy, are unable to apply for an absentee ballot in person at their local board of elections. “From National Guard members assisting residents in Garrett County to residents displaced from […]

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Today Is Ballet Theatre Of Maryland Day

Today Is Ballet Theatre Of Maryland Day

| October 19, 2012 | 0 Comments

Ballet Theatre of Maryland (BTM) has received a proclamation from Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley recognizing October 19, 2012 as Ballet Theatre of Maryland Day. The proclamation recognizes BTM as the state’s premier professional ballet company and calls on all Marylanders to join in supporting the observance of Ballet Theatre of Maryland Day. The Governor states […]

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O’Malley Requests Federal Drought Assistance

O’Malley Requests Federal Drought Assistance

| August 12, 2012 | 0 Comments

Governor Martin O’Malley has formally submitted a letter to the United States Department of Agriculture requesting a Secretarial Disaster Designation for all Maryland counties impacted by the severe dry weather and excessive heat during the months of June and July. Governor O’Malley sent the letter to Secretary Tom Vilsack of the U. S. Department of Agriculture. “Working […]

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O’Malley Declares Day Of Service For September 29th

O’Malley Declares Day Of Service For September 29th

| August 4, 2012 | 0 Comments

Governor Martin O’Malley has officially declared September 29, 2012 an interfaith Day of Service, calling on all Marylanders to engage in community service projects focused on ending hunger and protecting the environment.  Building on Governor O’Malley’s strategic goals of eradicating childhood hunger by 2015, and restoring the health of the Chesapeake Bay by 2025, the […]

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State Farms In Maryland: From Farmers Markets To Ice Cream Trails

State Farms In Maryland: From Farmers Markets To Ice Cream Trails

| July 20, 2012 | 0 Comments

As summer is in full swing, farmers markets abound, and fresh fruit, vegetables, meats and dairy are readily available, Maryland takes center stage. Along the east coast, developments have mostly trumped farmland – but Maryland is one of the few states to not only have robust agriculture  to this day but also support residents and […]

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Governor & First Lady Host Buy Local Cookout

Governor & First Lady Host Buy Local Cookout

| July 20, 2012 | 1 Comment

Governor Martin O’Malley and First Lady Katie O’Malley hosted the fifth annual Buy Local Cookout at Government House yesterday and officially kicked-off Maryland’s Buy Local Challenge Week, which encourages Marylanders to incorporate at least one locally grown, produced or harvested product into their meals each day.  Governor O’Malley designated July 21-29 as “Buy Local Challenge Week” […]

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Governor O’Malley Declares State Of Emergency

Governor O’Malley Declares State Of Emergency

| June 30, 2012 | 0 Comments

Maryland’s Governor, Martin O’Malley has declared a state of emergency due to the violent storms that passed through the area last night. You can read the declaration here. Power Will Take Days To Return BGE has advised us that they have called in additional crews from our of state (650 in total) to help with […]

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Movie Premiere Tonight! The War Of 1812

Movie Premiere Tonight! The War Of 1812

| September 26, 2011 | 0 Comments

The War of 1812 – a new PBS documentary that airs nationwide, October 10 – will be shown at Landmark Theatres’ Harbor East Cinema in Baltimore, Monday September 26 at 7 p.m.  The screening of the film (a highlighted version) benefits Star-Spangled 200, Inc., the nonprofit fundraising affiliate of the Maryland War of 1812 Bicentennial […]

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O’Malley Appoints Two To Chesapeake Bay Trust Board

O’Malley Appoints Two To Chesapeake Bay Trust Board

| September 24, 2011 | 0 Comments

On behalf of Governor Martin O’Malley, the Chesapeake Bay Trust has announced the appointment of two new members to its board of trustees: Mr. Carter Heim and Mr. Adam Ortiz. Each appointee brings a wealth of experience to their post and will work with the Chesapeake Bay Trust board and staff to advance Bay restoration, […]

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Star Spangled Banner In Annapolis (PHOTOS)

Star Spangled Banner In Annapolis (PHOTOS)

| March 1, 2011 | 1 Comment

Tonight, Eye On Annapolis had the rare opportunity to attend a special reception for the national anthem of the United States of America.  The original manuscript of the Star Spangled Banner made it’s way to a private reception in the Miller Senate Office Building.  A Dunbar Armored vehicle, a police escorted motorcade and Baltimore Mayor […]

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Politics Get Dirty In Maryland

Politics Get Dirty In Maryland

| May 20, 2010 | 0 Comments

O’Malley And Ehrlich Slug It Out He’s soliciting state employees one whined. He’s using a SSA computer the other whined. Welcome to Maryland’s 2010 Gubernatorial Election. Politics is not pretty. It never has been.  Here we are, very early in the primary season and the two (realistically unchallenged in a primary) gubernatorial candidates are tossing […]

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O’Malley Appoints Miller To Bench

O’Malley Appoints Miller To Bench

| January 28, 2010 | 0 Comments

Senate President’s Son Scores Seat And who said the “good ol’ boy network” was a thing of the past?  The Washington Post is reporting that Democratic Governor Martin O’Malley has just appointed Democratic Senate President Thomas V. “Mike” Miller Jr.’s son to the Anne Arundel County District Court Bench. This was Miller’s second grab at […]

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