Gov.-elect Larry Hogan said Monday that he remains committed to pursuing tax relief in his first year in office — despite a projected budget shortfall — and he would consider calling a special session to do additional work on the state’s finances, if needed next year.
Alaska will begin counting more than 53,000 absentee and questioned ballots on Tuesday in an effort to resolve the state’s unsettled contests for the Senate and for governor.
Gov. Terry McAuliffe has become the first Virginia governor to preside over a same-sex wedding ceremony.
Lt. Governor Anthony Brown says he is proud of the accomplishments under the O’Malley administration. As governor, Brown says he would work to eliminate the achievement gap and expand pre-kindergarten education.
Doug Gansler has rose through the ranks from a young prosecutor to Maryland state attorney general, where he says one of his biggest accomplishments has been securing $1.5 billion in foreclosure relief for Marylanders.
Harford County Executive David Craig has 18 years of experience balancing budgets, lowering taxes and providing important services to residents.
Del. Heather Mizeur says she is proud of legislation she helped pass that included healthcare reform, environmental protections and marriage equality.
Attorney General Doug Gansler is highlighting his plan to cut the corporate income tax rate to demonstrate he is the most willing of Maryland’s Democratic primary candidates for governor to do what’s necessary to spur the state’s economy.
West Virginia Sen. Joe Manchin said Sunday he’s keeping “all options open” on whether to seek the governor’s office in 2016 or remain in the Senate, where he has expressed frustration with partisanship and gridlock.
All three Democratic candidates in the governor’s race agree Maryland’s economic policies need work, but they disagree sharply about how much.