The Washington Times - August 18, 2008, 02:43PM

Organizers for the Maryland Association of Counties crab feast Friday delivered a whopping 90 bushels of crabs to more than 1,400 hungry pols, staffers and family members.

The feast started under dark storm clouds before a quick, yet potent, rainstorm blew through. By the end of the conference, Saturday, the sun was shining bright. A possible metaphor for budget troubles which have blanketed the nation?


Here’s my dispatch today on the state’s ongoing budget troubles and county worries.

Tom LoBianco, Maryland political reporter, The Washington Times