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Governor O’Malley, Senate President Miller, House Speaker Busch Sign Legislation Focused on Jobs and Opportunity, April 9th, 2013

ANNAPOLIS, MD – Governor Martin O’Malley, Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller, Jr, House Speaker Michael E. Busch, joined by Lieutenant Governor Anthony G. Brown, today signed important legislation that will create jobs and expand opportunity for more Marylanders. Among the bills signed into law today are the Maryland Offshore Wind Energy Act of 2013, the  Read the Rest…

Statement from Governor Martin O’Malley on Voting Expansion Bill Passage, April 8th, 2013

ANNAPOLIS, MD  – Governor Martin O’Malley today applauded final passage of SB 279, the Administration’s voting expansion bill:  “Every citizen deserves the opportunity to cast their vote and be heard. In 2010, Maryland allowed early voting for the first time. Since then, we’ve seen a large increase – more than 16 percent of registered Maryland voters  Read the Rest…

Statement from Governor Martin O’Malley on Passage of Transportation Infrastructure Investment Act of 2013, March 29th, 2013

ANNAPOLIS, MD  – Governor Martin O’Malley today issued the following statement on the passage of the Transportation Infrastructure Investment Act of 2013: “With the passage of the Transportation Infrastructure Investment Act today, we will support more than 57,000 jobs, ease traffic congestion, and build a 21st century transportation network. “Maryland has now recovered nearly 95 percent of the jobs  Read the Rest…

Statement from Governor O’Malley on House Passage of Transportation Infrastructure Investment Act of 2013, March 22nd, 2013

ANNAPOLIS, MD – Governor Martin O’Malley today issued the following statement on the House of Delegates’ passage of the Transportation Infrastructure Investment Act of 2013: “I am pleased that the House of Delegates acted today to create jobs by passing a 21st century infrastructure investment plan. The investment plan the House passed today is balanced,  Read the Rest…

Statement from Governor Martin O’Malley on the Passage of the Maryland Offshore Wind Energy Act of 2013, March 18th, 2013

ANNAPOLIS, MD  – Governor Martin O’Malley today issued the following statement on the final passage of the Maryland Offshore Wind Energy Act of 2013: “Offshore wind is a potential win-win-win for Maryland. Today’s vote positions our State for greater job creation and opportunity, while moving us forward toward securing a more sustainable energy future. By advancing  Read the Rest…

Business & Labor Leaders Support Transportation Infrastructure Plan, March 15th, 2013

By Raquel Guillory, Director of Communications This morning, leaders of Maryland’s business and labor community came together to urge members of the General Assembly to pass the plan to create 44,000 jobs while rebuilding our roads, bridges and transit systems. As Jermaine Jones, the business manager/secretary treasurer of LiUNA Local Union 710 explained, “Maryland’s transportation plan will create 44,000  Read the Rest…

Death Penalty Repeal Press Conference, March 15th, 2013

Annapolis, MD Thank you all. Thank you so very, very much for all of your hard work on this important issue that says so much about us, and an issue that many states have not yet been able to face full on with the sort of truth and the sort of understanding that the people  Read the Rest…

Rally to Prevent Gun Violence, March 1st, 2013

Annapolis, MD What a tremendous turnout today! Give yourselves a round of applause. I want to thank Lt. Governor Anthony Brown, I want to thank all of our faith leaders. And especially I want to thank all of you, who bear the most important title of all in our State, and that is the title  Read the Rest…

A look at the Rally to #PreventGunViolence, March 1st, 2013

By Zoe Pagonis, Director of Digital Strategy Just moments ago, Governor O’Malley addressed a large crowd in Annapolis about his comprehensive, common sense reforms to prevent gun violence. According to a recent Washington Post poll, over 85% of Marylanders back the Governor’s proposal to require individuals to get a license before purchasing a handgun — including  Read the Rest…

Testimony on the Firearms Safety Act of 2013 (House), March 1st, 2013

 Annapolis, MD Chairman Vallario, Chairman Hammen, Vice-Chair Dumais, Vice-Chair Pendergrass, Members of the Committees: Thank you for your consideration of the Firearms Safety Act of 2013,… We are offering these proposals because every life matters. There are things we can do together to save lives while also protecting the rights of law abiding citizens. Comprehensive,  Read the Rest…