anthony brown http://publicradiodelmarva.net en MD Governor Signs Bills http://publicradiodelmarva.net/post/md-governor-signs-bills <p>ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - Gov. Martin O'Malley has signed his first bill of the year, expanding the state's pre-kindergarten program to another 1,600 children from low-income families.</p><p>The ceremony was held Tuesday, hours after the General Assembly session ended.</p><p>O'Malley included $4.3 million in next year's budget to fund the expansion, but it took an act of the legislature to put his plan in action.</p><p>Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown, who is running for governor, called the measure another step toward universal pre-K, a major theme of his campaign.</p> Wed, 09 Apr 2014 18:28:11 +0000 Don Rush 52277 at http://publicradiodelmarva.net MD Governor Signs Bills Progressive Group Endorses Heather Mizeur In MD Governor's Race http://publicradiodelmarva.net/post/progressive-group-endorses-heather-mizeur-md-governors-race <p>ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - Democracy for America, a national organization for progressive politics, is endorsing Del. Heather Mizeur's bid for Maryland governor.</p><p>Howard Dean, the former governor of Vermont, founded the organization in 2004. This is the organization's first gubernatorial endorsement for the 2014 political cycle.</p> Wed, 12 Mar 2014 12:22:16 +0000 Don Rush 50667 at http://publicradiodelmarva.net Progressive Group Endorses Heather Mizeur In MD Governor's Race Democrats Begin Campaign Ads for Governor of Maryland http://publicradiodelmarva.net/post/democrats-begin-campaign-ads-governor-maryland <p></p><p>ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - Two Maryland Democratic candidates for governor are releasing their first television ads of the campaign.</p><p>Both Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown and Attorney General Doug Gansler announced their plans Wednesday.</p><p>Brown's first commercial is a 60-second spot that highlights his military service. Brown was deployed to Iraq while he was a member of the House of Delegates at the age of 43.</p> Thu, 06 Mar 2014 14:05:05 +0000 Don Rush 50340 at http://publicradiodelmarva.net Democrats Begin Campaign Ads for Governor of Maryland Democratic Hopeful Doug Gansler on Jobs Today http://publicradiodelmarva.net/post/democratic-hopeful-doug-gansler-jobs-today <p>BOWIE, Md. (AP) - Maryland Attorney General Doug Gansler is scheduled to talk about a plan to create jobs.</p><p>Gansler, who is running in the Democratic primary for governor, is taking his plan to Prince George's County on Wednesday. He is scheduled to hold a roundtable discussion with business owners and workers at Jason's Family Barber Shop in Bowie.</p> Wed, 05 Mar 2014 14:09:09 +0000 Don Rush 50274 at http://publicradiodelmarva.net Democratic Hopeful Doug Gansler on Jobs Today Lt. Gov. Brown Not Ready To Legalize Marijuana http://publicradiodelmarva.net/post/lt-gov-brown-not-ready-legalize-marijuana <p>ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown says Colorado and Washington state should be applauded for legalizing marijuana, but he wants to learn more about what happens in those states before supporting legalization in Maryland.</p><p>Brown, who is running for governor, talked about a variety of marijuana measures on Friday during a meeting with Baltimore lawmakers.</p> Fri, 21 Feb 2014 17:37:27 +0000 Don Rush 49683 at http://publicradiodelmarva.net Lt. Gov. Brown Not Ready To Legalize Marijuana Maryland Stays Course With Its Health Insurance Exchange http://publicradiodelmarva.net/post/maryland-stays-course-its-health-insurance-exchange <p>Governor Martin O’Malley says the administration will stay with its own troubled health insurance exchange in the run up to the March 31<sup>st</sup> deadline for open enrollment instead moving to the federal website.</p><p>Maryland state officials also say they will be reaching out to customers in an agreement with insurers to provide retroactive coverage for those who were not successful in signing up on the state exchange.</p> Wed, 15 Jan 2014 13:33:03 +0000 Don Rush 47717 at http://publicradiodelmarva.net Maryland Stays Course With Its Health Insurance Exchange Heather Mizeur To Take Public Campaign Financing in MD Governor's Race http://publicradiodelmarva.net/post/heather-mizeur-take-public-campaign-financing-md-governors-race <p>ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - Maryland Del. Heather Mizeur says she'll participate in the state's public financing system in next year's governor's race.</p><p>Mizeur, a Montgomery County Democrat, told The Washington Post that she wants to run a grassroots campaign and remove the influence of corporate money from politics. She is proposing banning corporate contributions and donations from those who bid for state contracts.</p><p>Mizeur is badly trailing fellow Democrats Anthony Brown and Doug Gansler in fundraising.</p> Thu, 05 Dec 2013 13:27:01 +0000 Don Rush 45763 at http://publicradiodelmarva.net Heather Mizeur To Take Public Campaign Financing in MD Governor's Race Senator Ben Cardin Endorses Anthony Brown for Governor http://publicradiodelmarva.net/post/senator-ben-cardin-endorses-anthony-brown-governor <p>BALTIMORE (AP) - U.S. Sen. Ben Cardin is endorsing Democratic Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown for governor.</p><p>Cardin announced his support for Brown and his running mate Ken Ulman on Monday in Baltimore.</p><p>The Democratic senator says Brown has worked to improve Maryland schools, reduce domestic violence and create jobs to strengthen the middle class.</p><p>Brown also has won endorsements from Gov. Martin O'Malley, U.S. Sen. Barbara Mikulski and four of Maryland's seven Democratic congressmen for their party's nomination.</p> Mon, 18 Nov 2013 16:55:37 +0000 Don Rush 44887 at http://publicradiodelmarva.net Senator Ben Cardin Endorses Anthony Brown for Governor MD Democratic Candidate for Governor to Choose Running Mate http://publicradiodelmarva.net/post/md-democratic-candidate-governor-choose-running-mate <p>ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - Del. Heather Mizeur is scheduled to announce her running mate in her bid for governor.</p><p>Mizeur says she will make her choice public on Wednesday at an American Legion Post in Silver Spring.</p><p>Mizeur is a Montgomery County Democrat. She has represented the county in the House of Delegates since 2007.</p><p>She is running against Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown and Attorney General Doug Gansler for the Democratic nomination for governor.</p> Tue, 12 Nov 2013 13:25:46 +0000 Don Rush 44526 at http://publicradiodelmarva.net MD Democratic Candidate for Governor to Choose Running Mate Democrats Win In VA, MD Gubernatorial Hopefuls Talk Environment http://publicradiodelmarva.net/post/democrats-win-va-md-gubernatorial-hopefuls-talk-environment <p>TYSONS CORNER, Va. (AP) - Democrat Terry McAuliffe has been elected Virginia's next governor, defeating Republican Ken Cuccinelli after pledging to expand the state's Medicaid rolls and portraying his rival as someone who would turn back years of progress.</p><p>Turnout for Tuesday's election was low, and both candidates worked through Election Day to reach as many potential voters as possible.</p> Wed, 06 Nov 2013 13:46:48 +0000 Don Rush 44218 at http://publicradiodelmarva.net Democrats Win In VA, MD Gubernatorial Hopefuls Talk Environment MD Gubernatorial Candidate to Unveil Domestic Violence Prevention Plan http://publicradiodelmarva.net/post/md-gubernatorial-candidate-unveil-domestic-violence-prevention-plan <p>COLUMBIA, Md. (AP) - Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown is scheduled to discuss domestic violence prevention as part of his campaign for governor.</p><p>Brown and his running mate, Ken Ulman, plan to announce their "Our Path to Zero" proposal to stop domestic violence and sexual assault in Maryland.</p><p>Brown and Ulman will talk about the plan at a press conference Tuesday at the Medical Pavilion at Howard County in Columbia.</p><p>Brown is seeking the Democratic nomination for governor.</p><p>Del. Cheryl Glenn and family members of domestic violence victims also are scheduled to attend.</p> Tue, 29 Oct 2013 12:48:20 +0000 Don Rush 43730 at http://publicradiodelmarva.net MD Gubernatorial Candidate to Unveil Domestic Violence Prevention Plan More Federal Money for Maryland Communities Hit by Superstorm Sandy http://publicradiodelmarva.net/post/more-federal-money-maryland-communities-hit-superstorm-sandy <p>EASTON, Md. (AP) - The Department of Housing and Urban Development is awarding $19 million in aid to Maryland communities hit by Superstorm Sandy.</p><p>Sen. Barbara Mikulski and Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown &nbsp;announced the funding through the Community Development Block Grant program this morning in Easton.</p> Mon, 28 Oct 2013 15:45:53 +0000 Don Rush 43679 at http://publicradiodelmarva.net More Federal Money for Maryland Communities Hit by Superstorm Sandy Anthony Brown Gets Union Endorsement, Defense from Gansler Running Mate http://publicradiodelmarva.net/post/anthony-brown-gets-union-endorsement-defense-gansler-running-mate <p>BALTIMORE (AP) - Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown has picked up a key union endorsement in the race for governor.</p><p>Brown and his running mate, Howard County Executive Ken Ulman, were endorsed Saturday by the Maryland-DC Council of the AFL-CIO, which represents about 296,000 workers in the state.</p><p>Brown is running in the Democratic primary to succeed Gov. Martin O'Malley, who is term-limited. Also running in the heavily Democratic state are Attorney General Doug Gansler and state Del. Heather Mizeur.</p> Mon, 28 Oct 2013 12:46:19 +0000 Don Rush 43672 at http://publicradiodelmarva.net Anthony Brown Gets Union Endorsement, Defense from Gansler Running Mate Doug Gansler Admits He Should Have Done More at Teen Party http://publicradiodelmarva.net/post/doug-gansler-admits-he-should-have-done-more-teen-party <p></p><p>SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) - Maryland Attorney General Doug Gansler says he should have done more to see if there was underage drinking at teen beach party he visited.</p><p>Gansler, who is seeking the Democratic nomination for governor, spoke to reporters Thursday about stopping by the June party in Delaware. He said he needed to meet his 19-year-old son to talk to about travel plans.</p><p>A photo obtained by The Baltimore Sun and published Thursday shows Gansler amid a group of partying teens. Some of the young people are dancing and there are several red plastic cups visible.</p> Fri, 25 Oct 2013 13:40:48 +0000 Don Rush 43548 at http://publicradiodelmarva.net Doug Gansler Admits He Should Have Done More at Teen Party Former Congressman Wayne Gilchrest Makes Gubernatorial Endorsement http://publicradiodelmarva.net/post/former-congressman-wayne-gilchrest-makes-gubernatorial-endorsement <p>BALTIMORE (AP) - A former Republican congressman from the Eastern Shore is endorsing Delegate Heather Mizeur, who is seeking the Democratic nomination for governor next year.</p><p>Mizeur, who represents Montgomery County, announced the endorsement of Wayne Gilchrest and five current and former local officials from the Eastern Shore on Tuesday.</p> Wed, 16 Oct 2013 16:32:39 +0000 Don Rush 43026 at http://publicradiodelmarva.net Former Congressman Wayne Gilchrest Makes Gubernatorial Endorsement Md State Police Fire Back Over Gansler Driving Controversy http://publicradiodelmarva.net/post/md-state-police-fire-back-over-gansler-driving-controversy <p>ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - The Maryland State Police are criticizing Attorney General Doug Gansler for calling the commander of the executive protection section a &quot;henchman&quot; of Gov. Martin O&#39;Malley and Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown.</p> Wed, 16 Oct 2013 14:44:23 +0000 Don Rush 43011 at http://publicradiodelmarva.net Md State Police Fire Back Over Gansler Driving Controversy Anthony Brown To Get Endorsement by Top Md Legislator http://publicradiodelmarva.net/post/anthony-brown-get-endorsement-top-md-legislator <p>ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - A spokeswoman for House Speaker Michael Busch says he will be endorsing Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown&#39;s bid to be the next governor of Maryland.</p><p>Alexandra Hughes said the speaker will announce his endorsement on Thursday in Annapolis.</p><p>Brown, a Democrat, served in the House of Delegates before Gov. Martin O&#39;Malley chose him to be his running mate in 2005. Brown served two terms representing Prince George&#39;s County, and he rose to the position of majority whip in the chamber.</p> Thu, 10 Oct 2013 14:46:23 +0000 Don Rush 42691 at http://publicradiodelmarva.net Anthony Brown To Get Endorsement by Top Md Legislator Top MD Democrat Endorses Brown Bid for Governor http://publicradiodelmarva.net/post/top-md-democrat-endorses-brown-bid-governor <p>SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) - U.S. Sen. Barbara Mikulski is endorsing Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown to be the next governor of Maryland.</p><p>At a campaign rally Sunday in Silver Spring, Mikulski announced her support for Brown, a Democrat, and Howard County Executive Ken Ulman for lieutenant governor.</p><p>Mikulski cited her work with Brown to improve health care, reduce domestic violence and to spur job creation. In a statement released by the campaign, Mikulski says Brown is honorable, patriotic and willing to tackle tough issues.</p> Mon, 23 Sep 2013 12:53:10 +0000 Don Rush 41644 at http://publicradiodelmarva.net Top MD Democrat Endorses Brown Bid for Governor Doug Gansler To Kick Off Campaign, Anthony Brown Formally Files http://publicradiodelmarva.net/post/doug-gansler-kick-campaign-anthony-brown-formally-files <p><strong>Gansler</strong></p><p>SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) - Maryland Attorney General Doug Gansler is announcing plans to officially launch his run for governor.</p><p>Gansler's campaign announced Thursday he will start a statewide tour beginning on Sept. 24 with events in Rockville, Ellicott City and Baltimore.</p><p>After that, he will be making stops all around the state.</p><p>Gansler will be in southern Maryland on Sept. 25. He then heads to western Maryland the day after that. He also will be campaigning on the Eastern Shore on Sept. 30 and Oct. 1.</p> Fri, 13 Sep 2013 15:02:14 +0000 Don Rush 41097 at http://publicradiodelmarva.net Doug Gansler To Kick Off Campaign, Anthony Brown Formally Files Gansler Says No Apology, Brown Says Apologize to Voters http://publicradiodelmarva.net/post/gansler-says-no-apology-brown-says-apologize-voters <p><strong>Gansler</strong></p><p>BALTIMORE (AP) - Maryland Attorney General Doug Gansler says he isn't apologizing after a newspaper reported that he told campaign volunteers that his rival in the Democratic gubernatorial primary is relying on race to get elected.</p><p>Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown's campaign sought an apology after The Washington Post obtained a recording of Gansler telling campaign volunteers that Brown's "campaign slogan is 'Vote for me, I want to be the first African American governor of Maryland."'</p> Wed, 14 Aug 2013 16:46:48 +0000 Don Rush 39430 at http://publicradiodelmarva.net Gansler Says No Apology, Brown Says Apologize to Voters Gansler Remarks on Race Draws Criticism in Gubernatorial Campaign http://publicradiodelmarva.net/post/gansler-remarks-race-draws-criticism-gubernatorial-campaign <p></p><p>The gubernatorial campaign of Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown is calling on challenger state Attorney General Doug Gansler to apologize for injecting race into the campaign.</p><p>The <a href="http://www.washingtonpost.com/local/gansler-remarks-on-brown-race-in-maryland-governor-contest-draw-more-fallout/2013/08/13/6aadb0bc-042d-11e3-88d6-d5795fab4637_story_1.html">Baltimore Sun</a> reports that Brown’s campaign manager charged that the attorney general has used race to divide people.</p> Wed, 14 Aug 2013 13:18:42 +0000 Don Rush 39413 at http://publicradiodelmarva.net Gansler Remarks on Race Draws Criticism in Gubernatorial Campaign Race Enters Maryland Gubernatorial Contest http://publicradiodelmarva.net/post/race-enters-maryland-gubernatorial-contest <p></p><p><strong>Issue of Race</strong></p><p>ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - Maryland's Attorney General Douglas Gansler told campaign volunteers that his rival in next year's Democratic gubernatorial primary, Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown, is relying on his race to get elected.</p><p>The <a href="http://wapo.st/1d1KGJD">Washington Post</a> reports that the comments were captured on a recording of a July 15 meeting in Annapolis provided to the newspaper by someone not employed by either campaign.</p><p><strong>Recording</strong></p> Tue, 13 Aug 2013 13:34:32 +0000 Don Rush 39347 at http://publicradiodelmarva.net Race Enters Maryland Gubernatorial Contest Lt. Gov. Anthony Gives Keynote at ADA Anniversary Celebration http://publicradiodelmarva.net/post/lt-gov-anthony-gives-keynote-ada-anniversary-celebration <p>BALTIMORE (AP) - Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown is scheduled to give the keynote address at the Maryland celebration of the 23rd anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act.</p><p>Brown is also a candidate for governor in the Democratic primary next year.</p><p>The event at the University of Maryland Baltimore County will include presentations that focus on employment opportunities.</p><p>The event is sponsored by the Maryland Department of Disabilities.</p> Fri, 26 Jul 2013 13:41:16 +0000 Don Rush 38355 at http://publicradiodelmarva.net Lt. Gov. Anthony Gives Keynote at ADA Anniversary Celebration Key Endorsements for Brown in Governor's Race, Democrat Announces for Attorney General http://publicradiodelmarva.net/post/key-endorsements-brown-governors-race-democrat-announces-attorney-general <p><strong>Brown Endorsement</strong></p><p>ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - Rep. Steny Hoyer and Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller are endorsing Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown in his run for governor of Maryland.</p><p>Hoyer, the second-ranking Democratic leader in the U.S. House of Representatives, announced his endorsement along with the Senate president at an event in Waldorf on Monday, with another scheduled for Greenbelt.</p><p>Hoyer says he's proud to be partner with Brown to improve the state's economy and create jobs. He also commended Brown for his service as a colonel in the Army reserves.</p> Mon, 22 Jul 2013 16:44:10 +0000 Don Rush 38119 at http://publicradiodelmarva.net Key Endorsements for Brown in Governor's Race, Democrat Announces for Attorney General Crab And Clam Bake Draws Politicians to Crisfield http://publicradiodelmarva.net/post/crab-and-clam-bake-draws-politicians-crisfield <p>It was hot and were the politics at the J. Millard Tawes Crab and Clam Bake in Crisfield yesterday.</p><p>With Maryland’s state elections just around the corner next year… politicians showed up as they geared up for their campaigns.</p><p>On the Democratic side, Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown who is running for governor showed up with his running mate Ken Ulman along with competitor Heather Mizeur.&nbsp;</p><p>Brown and Ulman by far had the largest contingent on hand.</p><p>Meanwhile, Republican Gubernatorial hopeful David Craig made a stop along with his running mate Jeannie Haddaway-Riccio.</p> Thu, 18 Jul 2013 13:12:48 +0000 Don Rush 37906 at http://publicradiodelmarva.net Crab And Clam Bake Draws Politicians to Crisfield Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown Brings In Obama Campaign Heavy-Weight http://publicradiodelmarva.net/post/lt-gov-anthony-brown-brings-obama-campaign-heavy-weight <p>LARGO, Md. (AP) - Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown is holding a campaign event with President Barack Obama's 2012 campaign manager.</p><p>Brown has scheduled the event with Jim Messina in Largo on Monday.</p><p>Brown is expected to discuss his campaign to be Maryland's next governor.</p><p>Brown has been lieutenant governor since 2007.</p><p>Maryland's primary is nearly a year away in June.</p> Mon, 08 Jul 2013 12:43:33 +0000 Don Rush 37281 at http://publicradiodelmarva.net Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown Brings In Obama Campaign Heavy-Weight Md Attorney General Doug Gansler Prepares for Governor's Race http://publicradiodelmarva.net/post/md-attorney-general-doug-gansler-prepares-governors-race <p>ROCKVILLE, Md. (AP) - Attorney General Doug Gansler is kicking off a series of informal gatherings around the state.</p><p>Gansler is holding the first event in Rockville on Thursday.</p><p>The attorney general will talk about policy ideas as he plans to officially announce his run for governor in September.</p><p>This event is being held at the Montgomery County Family Justice Center. Gansler plans to focus on domestic violence prevention initiatives.</p><p>Gansler plans to continue holding similar events to talk about a particular policy or issue and hear from Maryland residents.</p> Thu, 27 Jun 2013 13:06:38 +0000 Don Rush 36746 at http://publicradiodelmarva.net Md Attorney General Doug Gansler Prepares for Governor's Race Md Lt. Gov. Gets Endorsements; Va Gov. Fends Off Accusations http://publicradiodelmarva.net/post/md-lt-gov-gets-endorsements-va-gov-fends-accusations <p><strong>Brown </strong></p><p>OCEAN CITY, Md. AP) - Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown is scheduled to receive endorsements from Maryland municipal leaders in his run for governor.</p><p>The lieutenant governor has scheduled an event Tuesday afternoon in Ocean City, where the Maryland Municipal League is holding its annual convention.</p><p>Brown has been working to be fast out of the starting gate in the race for the Democratic nomination.</p><p>He also has already named Howard County Executive Ken Ulman as his running mate.</p> Tue, 25 Jun 2013 12:59:50 +0000 Don Rush 36635 at http://publicradiodelmarva.net Md Lt. Gov. Gets Endorsements; Va Gov. Fends Off Accusations Mayor Ireton: Possible Lt. Gov. Candidate? http://publicradiodelmarva.net/post/mayor-ireton-possible-lt-gov-candidate <p>Mayor Jim Ireton gave a strong introduction to the first Gubernatorial team of Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown and Howard County Executive Ken Ulman for next year’s election.</p><p>But the Salisbury Daily Times reports a blog has floated the idea of Ireton joining another potential Democratic gubernatorial candidate State Attorney General Doug Gansler.</p><p>The paper reports that Ireton said that he has been getting some curious callers.</p><p>But the Salisbury Daily Times reports that Ireton did not give any hints on his future when asked about the chances of joining a Gansler ticket.</p> Wed, 05 Jun 2013 13:28:02 +0000 Don Rush 35457 at http://publicradiodelmarva.net Mayor Ireton: Possible Lt. Gov. Candidate? MD Governor's Race Begins to Solidify http://publicradiodelmarva.net/post/md-governors-race-begins-solidify <p><strong>Anthony Brown </strong></p><p>COLUMBIA, Md. (AP) - Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown has picked Howard County Executive Ken Ulman as a running mate in his bid for the Democratic nomination for governor.</p><p>Brown made the announcement Monday at the Columbia lakefront.</p><p>Ulman had been considering a run for governor in 2014 himself.</p><p></p><p></p><p><strong>GOP Candidate </strong></p><p>Meanwhile, Republican David Craig has officially announced his bid to run for governor of Maryland.</p> Mon, 03 Jun 2013 15:39:09 +0000 Don Rush 35319 at http://publicradiodelmarva.net MD Governor's Race Begins to Solidify