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Judicial Appointments Press Conference, July 3rd, 2013

Annapolis, MD As Prepared for Delivery Good morning.  Happy Independence Day. In Maryland, our people are our greatest asset,… and our diversity is our greatest strength. Our strategies for job creation, expanding opportunity, and strengthening Maryland’s middle class are all designed to leverage the power of this diversity.  And among the better results we’ve been  Read the Rest…

Governor Martin O’Malley Makes Historic Appointments to the Maryland Court of Appeals, July 3rd, 2013

Highly qualified, diverse candidates also selected to serve the State on trial courts ANNAPOLIS, MD  – Governor Martin O’Malley today announced two historic judicial appointments to the Maryland Court of Appeals, Maryland’s highest court. The Governor named The Honorable Mary Ellen Barbera as Maryland’s first woman Chief Judge of the Maryland Court of Appeals and  Read the Rest…

FETA War of 1812 Conference, June 13th, 2013

Annapolis, MD Thank you all very very much — it is a great honor to be here with all of you.  And I should begin by welcoming all of you who have come here from Canada and all of you who have come here from Britain.  This is an exciting day.  I love this building.  Read the Rest…

Statement from Governor Martin O’Malley on Black History Month, February 2nd, 2012

MKL Wreath Laying CeremonyANNAPOLIS, MD (February 2, 2012) – Governor Martin O’Malley today issued the following statement on Black History Month:  “This month, we honor and celebrate the achievements and contributions of African Americans to our nation. “Frederick Douglass once said, ‘We are one, our cause is one, and we   Read the Rest...

Governor Martin O’Malley Announces Funding for Harriet Tubman Visitor Center, August 16th, 2011

Memorial to Freedom Fighter slated to open in 2013, 100 years after her death Cambridge, MD (August 16, 2011) – Governor Martin O’Malley today announced that the U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded the State of Maryland $8.5 million in Federal Transportation Enhancement Program funding for construction of the Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Visitor Center in Dorchester  Read the Rest…

375th Anniversary of Maryland Celebration, March 29th, 2009

Historic St. Mary’s City, Maryland Dick Moe, thank you very, very much. Thank you for your leadership nationally and for your love of this place that matters, this place where we celebrate this Happy Birthday, 375 years in Maryland. Beautiful weather here,… I want to thank President Miller and Majority Leader Hoyer for bringing the  Read the Rest…

Remarks Before the Friendly Sons of St. Patrick, March 17th, 2009

Washington, D.C. Thank you Mr. Flynn for your kind introduction and for packing the dais tonight with so many Gonzaga graduates.  It is a tremendous honor to be given a membership to this Society and to be here tonight with so many distinguished Americans. To Archbishop Wuerl, to Cardinal McCarrick, Bishop Knestout, and Father O’Connell,  Read the Rest…

Cinco de Mayo Celebration, May 5th, 2008

Lt. Governor Anthony Brown, thank you very, very much. These last fifteen months have had their difficult moments, but I never doubted that this guy always had my back and he has been a tremendous leader – and really, an inspiration to our Administration. Anthony has been a tremendous part of what successes we have  Read the Rest…

Celebrating Living History, February 28th, 2008

Welcome to the Living History Awards Ceremony.  Let me begin by thanking Senator Verna Jones and our Legislative Black Caucus for their leadership throughout the year and also for the efforts that they’ve taken to pull us all together here this evening. I also want to thank our colleagues who are here from local government.   Read the Rest…

National Historic Trail, July 14th, 2007

Jeff, thank you for your introduction and for your hard work – along with the work of our Annapolis Maritime Museum – to establish America’s first all-water National Historic Trail. Before I say anything else, I want to thank the crew of the John Smith shallop for giving a stowaway like me the opportunity to  Read the Rest…