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Governor O’Malley Statement on Federal Government Shutdown, October 1st, 2013

ANNAPOLIS  –  Governor Martin O’Malley released the following statement on the federal government shutdown and its impact on Maryland:  “The federal government shutdown that Congressional Republicans forced upon us will needlessly hurt hardworking Maryland moms and dads who are federal employees; harm small and large businesses across Maryland — including health, aerospace, and defense companies;  Read the Rest…

Statement from Governor Martin O’Malley on President Obama’s State of the Union Address, February 12th, 2013

WASHINGTON, DC  - Governor Martin O’Malley issued this statement following President Obama’s State of the Union Address this evening: “The President made a persuasive case tonight for why we must begin to make better choices as a nation. Progress is a choice. Job creation is a choice. And whether we give our children a future  Read the Rest…

Statement from Governor Martin O’Malley on the US Department of Labor’s Guidance on ‘Warn’ Notices, July 31st, 2012

ANNAPOLIS, MD  – Governor Martin O’Malley today released the following statement on yesterday’s guidance by the U.S. Department of Labor on the relevance of the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification (WARN) Act to possible layoffs of federal contractors: “The Labor Department’s advice that the law does not require the mailing of WARN notices as Congress deliberates  Read the Rest…

Governor O’Malley, Senate President Miller, Speaker Busch Sign Senate Bill 1, October 20th, 2011

Special Session generates vital discussions on job creation, economic development and the State’s infrastructure needs in preparation for the 2012 legislative session   ANNAPOLIS, MD (October 20, 2011) – Governor Martin O’Malley today joined Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller, Jr., House Speaker Michael E. Busch, and Lieutenant Governor Anthony G. Brown to sign Senate  Read the Rest…

Statement from Governor Martin O’Malley on the Release of the Proposed Congressional Redistricting Map, October 15th, 2011

ANNAPOLIS, MD (October 15, 2011) – Governor Martin O’Malley today issued the following statement on the release of the proposed Congressional redistricting map: “After serious consideration and a review of all input from citizens across the State and discussions with members of our Congressional delegation and the General Assembly, I will be submitting a proposed  Read the Rest…

Governor O’Malley Receives Proposed Congressional Redistricting Map, October 4th, 2011

Announces Start of Special Session on October 17th 2011 ANNAPOLIS, MD (October 4, 2011) – Governor Martin O’Malley today issued the following statement on the release of the proposed map by the Governor’s Redistricting Advisory Committee: “I’d like to thank the members of the Governor’s Redistricting Advisory Committee for their hard work and diligence over  Read the Rest…

American Recovery and Reinvestment Press Conference, February 5th, 2009

Good morning everyone. Thank you all very, very much for being here in Laurel, Maryland. I really want to thank Vice President Biden for being here today to underscore the importance of President Obama’s American Recovery and Reinvestment Plan. It is great to be here also with U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood who is joining  Read the Rest…

Testimony Before Senate Subcommittee on Government Efficiency, July 24th, 2008

Chairman Carper:  Our lead-off witness, again, as we know, is Governor Martin O’Malley, who was elected Governor of Maryland in 2006, coming on the heels of a hugely successful tenure as Mayor of the City of Baltimore.  And early in his life as a young — as a young troubadour, he led his Irish group  Read the Rest…

Testimony before the Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary and Secondary Education, April 22nd, 2008

INTRODUCTION Mr. Chairman, Members of the Subcommittee, welcome to the great State of Maryland — we are honored to have you here.  Before I offer some words in support of the legislation you are considering today, I wanted to take a brief moment to recognize Congressman Sarbanes, whose leadership and partnership have been so critical  Read the Rest…

Governor O’Malley Testifies on Proposal to Improve Public Safety, February 13th, 2008

Mr. Chairman, members of the Committee, thank you very, very much for the opportunity to be with all of you today on a piece of legislation that is one of the probably most important pieces of our legislative initiative that the O’Malley/Brown administration has brought before you. And it has to do with the challenge  Read the Rest…