From State Sen. Nancy Jacobs: I have just alerted fellow Republican Senators that I will not be seeking reelection as Minority Leader. While I have enjoyed serving in that capacity, I don’t believe I can give that office all the attention it deserves in the coming months and during the 2012 legislative session. Now that […]
From the office of State Sen. Nancy Jacobs: Today Senator Nancy Jacobs is introducing a bill for a “Good Government Redistricting Plan.” It has the backing of the Maryland Republican Party. Earlier this week Senator Joe Getty and Senator E.J. Pipkin also introduced maps. All three of these maps from Republicans preserve the integrity of […]
The morning commute onto Aberdeen Proving Ground will get a little trickier in coming months as the State Highway Administration plans to cut a new, temporary left-hand turn into the intersection of Route 715 and Route 40 while construction proceeds on the interchange. The new signal may provide another headache to workers in the area […]
A public meeting to discuss increasing the tolls on the state Route 40 Hatem Bridge over the Susquehanna River brought together more than 1,000 residents of Harford and Cecil counties Thursday night to speak out against the toll hike. Many of those present also protested against the proposal prior to the hearing at Perryville High […]
Several close local races highlighted Tuesday’s general election, with state senate and delegation and the Harford County Sheriff’s races all seperated by just a few percentage points. Sheriff Jesse Bane narrowly defeated Republican challenger Jeff Gahler in a close battle. The two went back and forth throughout the early returns, with Gahler claiming a brief, slim margin of […]
The Dagger has learned that Art Helton is dropping out of the 2101 MD Senate District 34 Race. In an email sent out to supporters, Helton describes the reasoning behind his decision: Dear Friends, My recent accidental fall at my Church has resulted in more injury than was first diagnosed. I have serious trauma to […]
Annapolis — Today, Republican State Senators elected Senator Alan Kittleman (R-9th) to serve as Minority Leader and Senator Nancy Jacobs (R-34th) to be the Minority Whip.
It looks like Gov. Martin O’Malley has backed off a proposal to implement a two-tier system of driver’s licenses in Maryland that would have created one license for documented, legal citizens and another identification card for undocumented, illegal immigrants. Instead, the state will implement a system by 2010 complying with the federal Real ID standards […]