Bringing to an end (for now) soon the reign of terror in Annapolis caused by an unprecedented rash of legislative vacancies, Jazz Lewis was sworn in this morning as a delegate from District 24, replacing Michael Vaughan. Just within the past few minutes, former Delegate Nathaniel Oaks was sworn in as the new senator from District 41, replacing Lisa Gladden, who resigned for… Read more »
Larry Hogan press release today. Governor Larry Hogan Appoints Nick Mosby to Maryland House of Delegates January 27, 2017 Mosby to Represent District 40, Baltimore City ANNAPOLIS, MD – Governor Larry Hogan today announced the appointment of Nick Mosby to the Maryland General Assembly. The governor appointed Nick Mosby to the House of Delegates following the recommendation of the Baltimore… Read more »
Baltimore Sun reporter Carrie Wells had the unsurprising news earlier today on the filling of former Senator Lisa Gladden’s seat: And now the legislative vacancy caravan moves on to a replacement for Oaks as delegate. Stay tuned.
The Baltimore City Democratic Central Committee met last night and recommended Bilal Ali to replace recently resigned Delegate Jill Carter in District 41. Bilal Ali, a community liaison in the Baltimore state’s attorney’s office, was selected Wednesday to become Baltimore’s newest state delegate — part of a series of recent changes to the city’s delegation triggered by the election of Mayor… Read more »
A house fire in Baltimore early yesterday morning claimed the lives of six young children, two more children are hospitalized in critical condition, and the mom, Katie Malone, who works as a special assistant to Congressman Elijah Cummings, is also in critical condition. An 8-year-old girl helped her mother pull her two younger brothers out of a fire that consumed their… Read more »
Given a second chance to pick a new D40 delegate, the Baltimore Democratic Central Committee tonight picked former Councilmember and mayoral candidate Nick Mosby. Sun reporter Yvonne Wenger’s tweet:
Mayor Catherine Pugh announced yesterday that her aide Gary Brown, indicted last week on campaign finance charges, is keeping his job in her office. The Sun has the story: Baltimore Mayor Catherine E. Pugh said Wednesday that she is standing by her longtime aide, Gary Brown Jr., who was indicted last week on charges that he violated campaign finance laws. Pugh… Read more »
Daily Record reporter Bryan Sears reports that Baltimore Senator Lisa Gladden has resigned. Sympathies to Senator Gladden and her family. Now let the legislative vacancy dance continue!
It appears that the answer is “yes,” according to a Baltimore Sun article this afternoon. And maybe another one right after that. Senator Lisa Gladden has serious health issues. Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller said he does not expect Sen. Lisa A. Gladden to be in her seat Wednesday when the General Assembly reconvenes for its 2017 session. The Northwest Baltimore… Read more »
[Update]: As if the story isn’t bad enough, it turns out Brown had already been appointed and was to be sworn in tomorrow. That ain’t happening. Sun update: Brown was scheduled to be sworn in as state delegate Tuesday, but the swearing-in has been canceled, according to Alexandra Hughes, chief of staff to House Speaker Mike Busch. Doug Mayer, a… Read more »