ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown plans to announce his choice of a running mate in his bid for the Democratic nomination for governor.
Brown's campaign scheduled an event for Monday in Columbia to announce the selection. He will announce his choice in Howard County where County Executive Ken Ulman has also said he was considering a run for governor in 2014.
The 51-year-old Brown announced his candidacy earlier this month. He hopes to be Maryland's first lieutenant governor to be elected governor.
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - No Maryland lieutenant governor has ever been elected governor of the state, but Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown, who will formally announce his gubernatorial bid Friday, is hoping to make history by becoming the first.
Brown, a Democrat, said he is running to build on the current administration's successes in reducing crime, improving education and expanding health care to those in underserved communities.
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown will testify in favor of a measure to create a framework for public-private partnerships to build roads and public buildings.
Brown is scheduled to testify before the House Environmental Matters Committee on Friday.
A similar bill failed to pass last year. Its prospects were complicated by a provision that was added to allow legal appeals on such projects to be heard on an expedited track before the Court of Special Appeals.
COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) - The Young Democrats of Maryland are attracting some high-profile officials to their annual convention.
Rep. Steny Hoyer is scheduled to deliver remarks at the event on Saturday in College Park.
Several officials who are eying a run for governor also are scheduled to speak. They include Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown, Attorney General Doug Gansler, Howard County Executive Ken Ulman, and Delegate Heather Mizeur.
BALTIMORE (AP) - Maryland has received a $123 million federal grant to support development of the state's health benefit exchange.
Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown made the announcement Thursday in Baltimore.
Under the federal health care law, Maryland's exchange is due to be operational by October of next year. The grant is to be used to continue the development and implementation of the state-based health benefit exchange.