LOBIANCO ON MARYLAND
Only at The Washington Times: Tom LoBianco blogs on Maryland politics.
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Montana governor calls for spending restraint
Montana Gov. Brian Schweitzer said governors must exercise constraint in spending the hundreds of billions of dollars in federal aid going to states, and said he plans to limit how the money is spent in his state.
Maryland elections board swamped with calls
Officials hired a call center to help deal with the overwhelming voter turnout.
The Ehrlich ballot split
Up in Ehrlich country -- Baltimore County -- this morning, Republican voters had a hard time voting the former gov's "ticket."
No Candy at This Residence
It's the Great Pumpkin (Sign for Sex Offenders).
Is Gov. O'Malley's pro-slots campaign as "grassroots" as it claims on its web site?
Police spying reaches broader
The ongoing state police spying debacle extends well beyond the scope first detailed by state police.
Missing DNA in Maryland
From today's paper - O'Malley officials unable to account for more than 2,000 DNA samples which should have been taken.
The Ghost of Doomsday Budget Past
As Maryland lawmakers prepare to deal with, here's one document many remember from the lead-up to the special session: The Doomsday Budget scenario.
O'Malley's number problems
Gov. Martin O'Malley, who has demonstrated an intricate knowledge of certain policy areas, has a hard time remembering how the money from his slots plan would be distributed.
Out soon: New poll numbers on O'Malley, slots
Gonzales Marketing and Research is supposed to be out with new poll numbers this week on Gov. Martin O'Malley's job approval and how voters are feeling about the slots referendum.
Franchot fiscal tour
In the pantheon of interesting state political topics, fiscal policy can be something of a yawner, but Comptroller Peter Franchot is still planning a tour highlighting the state's budget woes
Peace is in the air
Skywriter drafts informal preamble to Obama speech.
'These Clintons are ruining me'
Former Clinton campaign chairman and longtime confidante Terry McAuliffe does some off-the-cuff stand-up for Virginia delegates this morning.
Clinton a proud wife?
U.S. Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton cited her many allegiances in the opening of yesterday's speech, save for one very important connection - her marriage to former President Bill Clinton.
Clinton a la Orange
Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton's orange pantsuit could have signified any number of things. Here are a few guesses.