Larry Hogan http://delmarvapublicradio.net en MD Democrats File Election Complaint Against Top GOP Candidate http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/md-democrats-file-election-complaint-against-top-gop-candidate <p>ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - The Maryland Democratic Party has filed a complaint against Republican Larry Hogan's campaign for governor, but the campaign says it's groundless.</p><p>The complaint filed Thursday with the state elections board alleges the campaign violated election law through a grassroots group called Change Maryland that Hogan formed. Hogan later bought the group to use for his campaign.</p> Fri, 25 Jul 2014 13:14:39 +0000 Don Rush 58371 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net MD Democrats File Election Complaint Against Top GOP Candidate Another Promise to Eliminate MD Income Tax on Military Pensions http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/another-promise-eliminate-md-income-tax-military-pensions <p>OCEAN CITY, Md. (AP) - Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown says he would exempt military retirement income from state income taxes for the majority of veterans.</p><p>Brown, Maryland's Democratic nominee for governor and a 30-year Army veteran, spoke at an American Legion Convention in Ocean City on Thursday.</p><p>Brown has proposed what he calls a Compact with Maryland Veterans.</p><p>It includes creating a program to help veterans find jobs and creating a treatment court for veterans with mental health and addiction-related problems.</p> Fri, 18 Jul 2014 15:10:14 +0000 Don Rush 57992 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net Another Promise to Eliminate MD Income Tax on Military Pensions Crab and Clam Bake in Crisfield Draws Politicians and Visitors http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/crab-and-clam-bake-crisfield-draws-politicians-and-visitors <p>The all-you-can-eat seafood festival in Crisfield drew a lot of people including some political candidates.</p><p>But the 38<sup>th</sup> Annual J. Millard Tawes Crab and Clam Bake yesterday afternoon did not see Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown who was in Baltimore with his running mate for a funeral.</p><p>His Republican opponent Larry Hogan did show up.</p><p>Many in the crowd said they looked forward to meeting with some of the local and state elected officials.</p><p>And there was Jimmy Sarbanes, who is running for Circuit Court judge in Wicomico County.</p> Thu, 17 Jul 2014 13:58:06 +0000 Don Rush 57925 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net Crab and Clam Bake in Crisfield Draws Politicians and Visitors Politicians Expected in Crisfield for Crab & Clam Bake http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/politicians-expected-crisfield-crab-clam-bake <p>CRISFIELD, Md. (AP) - The 38th Annual J. Millard Tawes Crab and Clam Bake is scheduled for Crisfield.</p><p>The all-you-can-eat seafood festival is set for Wednesday afternoon.</p><p>The event is known for having a strong political flavor. It's also an election year in Maryland, and that tends to draw even more people who are running for office.</p><p>This year is a little bit different, though. Usually, the feast falls before Maryland's primary. This year, the primary was moved from September to June, so those races already have been settled.</p> Wed, 16 Jul 2014 16:47:46 +0000 Don Rush 57870 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net Politicians Expected in Crisfield for Crab & Clam Bake GOP Candidate: Eliminate the Maryland Income Tax on Military Pensions http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/gop-candidate-eliminate-maryland-income-tax-military-pensions <p>OCEAN CITY, Md. (AP) - Republican Larry Hogan says he would push to eliminate Maryland's income tax on military pensions, if he is elected governor.</p><p>Hogan spoke Wednesday to the Maryland American Legion's annual convention in Ocean City.</p><p>He says veterans deserve much better than they have been getting from the state and federal government.</p><p>Hogan says veterans have earned the tax break. He also says the tax is bad economic policy.</p> Wed, 16 Jul 2014 15:59:44 +0000 Don Rush 57864 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net GOP Candidate: Eliminate the Maryland Income Tax on Military Pensions GOP Candidate Takes Public Campaign Financing http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/gop-candidate-takes-public-campaign-financing <p>ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - A Maryland elections board official says Republican Larry Hogan has indicated he will use public campaign finance funds for his general election campaign for governor.</p><p>Jared DeMarinis with the state Board of Elections confirmed that Hogan's campaign indicated it would use public financing Wednesday.</p> Thu, 10 Jul 2014 12:23:20 +0000 Don Rush 57485 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net GOP Candidate Takes Public Campaign Financing Brown, Hogan Win, Colburn Out http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/brown-hogan-win-colburn-out <p>BALTIMORE (AP) - Democratic Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown will face Republican Larry Hogan in Maryland governor's race in November.</p><p>With 90% of the vote counted,&nbsp; brown won 51 percent in the Democratic primary to 24 percent for Attorney General Doug Gansler.</p><p>Delegate Heather Mizeur came in third with 22% of the vote.</p><p>Meanwhile, Hogan outdistanced his nearest rival by 43 percent to Harford County Executive David Craig who came in with 30 percent. Charles County businessman Charles Lollar picked up 15 pecent while Delegate Ron George received 12 percent.</p><p></p> Wed, 25 Jun 2014 13:28:26 +0000 Don Rush 56642 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net Brown, Hogan Win, Colburn Out Maryland Voters Go To the Polls Today http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/maryland-voters-go-polls-today <p>Maryland voters are set to go to the polls today to cast their ballots in primaries across the state.</p><p>Voting precincts open at 7 a.m. in Maryland and will close at 8 p.m. Tuesday.</p><p>Topping the ballot are the primary races for governor.</p><p>On the Democratic side Lt. Governor Anthony Brown has been leading in the polls against rivals Attorney General Doug Gansler and Delegate Heather Mizeur.</p> Tue, 24 Jun 2014 13:03:46 +0000 Don Rush 56571 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net Maryland Voters Go To the Polls Today Larry Hogan Blasts Decision on "Redskins" Trademark http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/larry-hogan-blasts-decision-redskins-trademark <p>OCEAN CITY, Md. (AP) - Republican gubernatorial candidate Larry Hogan is criticizing a U.S. Patent and Trademark Office decision disallowing the Washington Redskins' nickname because it is "disparaging."</p><p>Hogan said Wednesday in Ocean City that the ruling by the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board "should offend anyone concerned about constitutional limits on government power and free speech."</p><p>He says the matter should be decided by the Redskins and their fans without interference from politicians.</p> Fri, 20 Jun 2014 14:48:40 +0000 Don Rush 56374 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net Larry Hogan Blasts Decision on "Redskins" Trademark Anthony Brown & Larry Hogan Lead in Their Primaries for Governor http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/anthony-brown-larry-hogan-lead-their-primaries-governor <p>ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - A new poll in the Maryland governor's race shows Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown with a big lead over his Democratic primary rivals.</p><p>Tuesday's <a href="http://tinyurl.com/ln9lumk">Washington Post </a>poll found that 46 percent of likely Democratic voters supported Brown. Twenty-three percent backed Attorney General Doug Gansler, and Del. Heather Mizeur was third with 16 percent.</p><p>A survey in February also put Brown ahead by more than 20 points.</p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p><strong>Republicans</strong></p> Tue, 10 Jun 2014 16:02:16 +0000 Don Rush 55746 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net Anthony Brown & Larry Hogan Lead in Their Primaries for Governor GOP Candidates Debate in MD Governor's Race (Update) http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/gop-candidates-debate-md-governors-race-update <p>OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) - The four Republican candidates for governor will be debating at the studios of Maryland Public Television.</p><p>The debate will take place on Monday afternoon in Owings Mills.</p><p>The GOP hopefuls are Harford County Executive David Craig, Del. Ron George of Anne Arundel County, Larry Hogan of Anne Arundel County and Charles County businessman Charles Lollar.</p><p>The Maryland League of Women Voters is co-sponsoring the debate. Jason Newton of WBAL-TV will be the moderator.</p><p><strong>Democrats</strong></p> Mon, 02 Jun 2014 13:37:24 +0000 Don Rush 55288 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net GOP Candidates Debate in MD Governor's Race (Update) Post Endorses GOP Gubernatorial Hopeful Larry Hogan http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/post-endorses-gop-gubernatorial-hopeful-larry-hogan <p>ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - The Washington Post has endorsed Larry Hogan in the Republican primary for governor.</p><p>The newspaper on Wednesday (http://wapo.st/1noggVI ) wrote that Hogan is the "most likely to offer voters a plausible alternative." It did not express much enthusiasm for the race in general, referring to "the lackluster Democratic contest" and describing the GOP primary as "a low-key affair."</p> Wed, 21 May 2014 15:21:52 +0000 Don Rush 54625 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net Post Endorses GOP Gubernatorial Hopeful Larry Hogan Government is a Business, Say GOP Hopefuls http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/government-business-say-gop-hopefuls <p>ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - Republicans in the governor's race agree the state government is essentially a business and the top administrator is an executive.</p><p>During a formal debate Thursday evening at Johns Hopkins University, the Republicans' fifth since January, they repeatedly accused Gov. Martin O'Malley's administration of making Maryland unfriendly to investors.</p><p>Ronald George and Charles Lollar both touted their business experience as a credential for leading the state. David Craig compared his position as Harford County Executive to managing an enormous business.</p> Fri, 11 Apr 2014 15:15:04 +0000 Don Rush 52402 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net Government is a Business, Say GOP Hopefuls GOP Gov. Candidate Takes Campaign To Rural Western Maryland http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/gop-gov-candidate-takes-campaign-rural-western-maryland <p>HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) - Republican gubernatorial hopeful Larry Hogan is celebrating St. Patrick's Day with a campaign swing through western Maryland.</p><p>Hogan has appearances scheduled Monday in Oakland, Cumberland, Hagerstown and Frederick.</p><p>He says it's his first trip to the mostly rural, largely conservative region since he formally announced his candidacy in January.</p><p>Hogan's schedule includes an afternoon keynote speech at the opening of a new Allegany County Republican Party office in Cumberland.</p> Mon, 17 Mar 2014 12:54:58 +0000 Don Rush 50942 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net GOP Gov. Candidate Takes Campaign To Rural Western Maryland GOP Gubernatorial Candidate To Take Public Campaign Financing http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/gop-gubernatorial-candidate-take-public-campaign-financing <p>ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - Republican Larry Hogan will use public campaign financing in the GOP primary race for governor of Maryland.</p><p>Hogan made the announcement on Monday as he formally filed to run for office with his running mate, Boyd Rutherford, in Annapolis.</p><p>To qualify for public funding for his campaign, Hogan will need to raise about $258,600 in contributions of $250 or less from individuals.</p> Tue, 04 Feb 2014 13:35:47 +0000 Don Rush 48731 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net GOP Gubernatorial Candidate To Take Public Campaign Financing MD Governor's Race Gets Another Candidate, Key Endorsement for Democrat http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/md-governors-race-gets-another-candidate-key-endorsement-democrat <p>ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - Republican Larry Hogan has officially announced he is running for governor, but he's postponing an evening event due to snow.</p><p>Hogan had initially planned to hold the event Tuesday evening, but he's postponing it to next week.</p><p>The National Weather Service says Anne Arundel County could get 6 to 8 inches of snow Tuesday.</p><p>During the administration of former Republican Gov. Robert Ehrlich, Hogan was secretary of appointments. The 57-year-old real estate broker now leads a conservative, grassroots political organization called Change Maryland.</p> Wed, 22 Jan 2014 14:00:13 +0000 Don Rush 48033 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net MD Governor's Race Gets Another Candidate, Key Endorsement for Democrat Larry Hogan Considers GOP Gubernatorial Run http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/larry-hogan-considers-gop-gubernatorial-run <p>ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - Maryland Republican Larry Hogan is scheduled to announce whether he'll be running for governor.</p><p>Hogan, who served in former Gov. Robert Ehrlich's administration, has scheduled an event Friday evening in Annapolis.</p><p>He is set to talk about his plans at the fall harvest party for Change Maryland, a grassroots organization he heads.</p><p>Hogan says about 1,000 people are scheduled to attend. He says the group has grown to about 65,000 members across the state. Hogan was the secretary of appointments in the Ehrlich administration.</p> Fri, 22 Nov 2013 17:33:35 +0000 Don Rush 45138 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net Larry Hogan Considers GOP Gubernatorial Run